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Sinulog Festival Queen 2017

You’ve probably heard the news that Mayor Tomas Osmena has cancelled this year’s Miss Cebu competition. According to him, the competition has become too elitist. He also stated that the pageant requires a huge amount of funds which the city could definitely use on other (more important) things. He then added that the city should […]

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Walk with Jesus 2017: Unwavering Faith

Today, I woke up feeling a little worried. Of course, I’m excited because the Sinulog season is finally here. But at the same time, I am also anxious and bothered. News have been circulating about bomb threats and the Sinulog celebration being a possible target. Just the thought that horrible things COULD happen here in […]

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Sinulog 2017 Route Maps

Check out the important route maps that would definitely help make your Sinulog 2017 experience more fun and more hassle-free. The Grand Parade route map will tell you where to catch street performances, which roads to stay away from, and where important services (free water, medical services, etc.) can be found. 

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Sinulog 2017 Schedule of Activities

It’s that time of the year once again! Sinulog Festival, the Philippines’ grandest and biggest festival will soon be upon us!. And while the rest of the world is still busy shopping and looking for presents and the perfect holiday recipes, you can check out this schedule instead so you can start planning your great […]

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Sinulog Festival Queen 2016 – Ritual Showdown

Two days before the Sinulog Grand Parade, one very important competition is held at the Cebu City Sports Center. The Search for the Sinulog Festival Queen is a yearly competition that showcases the talent, grace, and beauty of Sinulog lead dancers. During the competition, contestants are judged based on how they carry themselves in the […]

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Sinulog Festival Queen 2016 – Runway Competition

Every year, a day before the actual ritual and performance competitions at the Cebu City Sports Center, contingent lead dancers battle it out on the runway at the Sinulog Festival Queen Runway and Festival Costume competitions. Usually held at the Northwing of SM City Cebu, this ‘pre-pageant’ showcases the best and most talented Festival Queens. Check […]

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Fluvial Parade 2016

The fluvial parade is one of the most popular events during the Sinulog season in Cebu. Very early in the morning, the image of Señor Santo Niño de Cebu, together with the image of the Our Lady of Guadalupe, are paraded through the Mactan Channel back to the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño. The event […]

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Sinulog 2016 Street Displays

One of the many things that make the Sinulog season in Cebu even more exciting is the participation of various establishments and private companies in the city’s numerous Sinulog activities and programs. Each year, private companies are encouraged to take part in the festivities by setting up displays in various parts of the city that […]

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Walk with Jesus Dawn Procession 2016

Last January 7, 2016, the Walk with Jesus Dawn Procession officially kicked off the Sinulog season in Cebu. Held two Thursdays before the Sinulog Grand Parade, the procession is often referred to as a ‘penitential walk’ as it is held very early in the morning. The procession starts at exactly 4 am at the Fuente […]

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Sinulog sa Kabataan 2016

One of the most exciting events during the whole Sinulog season is the Sinulog sa Kabataan (Sinulog of the Youth) competitions. Divided into two events, the Sinulog sa Kabataan is held the weekend before the actual Sinulog Grand Parade. The first event, which usually takes place on the second Saturday of the month is the […]

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Sinulog 2016 Route Maps

To make your Sinulog 2016 experience truly enjoyable, here are a few must-know route maps. Study each route map closely and identify exit points or alternate routes in cases of emergency or to cut travel time to and from your location.

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Sinulog 2016 Schedule of Activities

The Sinulog season is almost here again. Here is the Sinulog 2016 Schedule of Activities. If you want to make your Sinulog experience hassle-free and truly enjoyable, start saving up or making those necessary reservations now! See you next year, everyone! Pit Senyor! SINULOG 2016 Schedule of Activities December 01, 2015 – January 31, 2016 […]

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Sinulog sa Carmen 2015

Last January 25, I was able to witness (for the first time ever) Carmen town’s very own Sinulog. In case you guys haven’t heard yet, the town of Carmen holds its very own Sinulog celebration one week after the end of the festivities in Cebu City. Sinulog sa Carmen has been around for quite a […]

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Sinulog Grand Parade 2015

The Sinulog Festival is the biggest and the grandest festival in the Philippines. Held every third Sunday of January, the festival attracts millions of local and foreign visitors. In case you missed this year’s very colorful fiesta celebration, here are a couple of photos from the event. Pit Senyor!

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Scenes from the 2015 Solemn Foot Procession

Every year, a day before the Sinulog Grand Parade, one very important event takes places in Cebu. Starting at 1 in the afternoon, the image of Cebu’s Holy Child Señor Santo Niño is paraded through the streets of Cebu City. Although the route is relatively short, the tail end of the parade usually reaches the Basilica […]

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Battle of the Queens

Every year, exactly two days before the Sinulog Grand Parade, a different kind of competition is witnessed by thousands at the Cebu City Sports Complex. The lead dancers from participating Sinulog contingents compete for the coveted title Sinulog Festival Queen. To win the title, the lead dancer must have exceptional grace, poise, beauty, and talent. […]

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Behind the Scenes: Sinulog Festival Queen 2015

Tonight, the Sinulog Festival Queen Runway Competition and Photoshoot was held at the SM City Cebu Northwing. These events let spectators have a closer look at the festival queens’ beautiful gowns and excellent runway skills. This year’s program started at 6 pm. As usual and as expected, the event was very well-attended. I arrived late […]

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Sinulog sa Kabataan 2015

The Sinulog sa Kabataan (Sinulog of the Youth) is a yearly competition held the weekend before the Sinulog Grand parade. The competition is divided into two. On the first day, Saturday, contingents from the towns and cities of the province of Cebu battle it out for a spot (five, actually) at the grand parade. The competition […]

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