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!

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Cebu Updates 19

Here is another edition of Cebu Updates. Cebu Updates is a MyCebuPhotoBlog series that features the latest and the hottest developments in and around Cebu City. In this update, we focus on the developments at the South Road Properties, the entry of another huge mall in Cebu, and random changes that happening in our beloved […]

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Life Under the (Mactan) Bridge

I was on my way to Lapu-Lapu one day to check out a wonderful spot. Anticipating horrible traffic along A. C. Cortez in Mandaue, I decided to take the smaller roads which I knew would lead me straight to the bridge. But, as fate would have it, I missed a turn or something and instead […]

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Weekend Farmers’ Market at the SRP

If you’ve passed by the South Road Properties (SRP) over the weekend, there’s a big chance that you’ve seen a small road-side fair at the Mambaling Access Road (before you reach the bridge to SRP.) What you saw is the SRP Farmers’ Market. (Although the fair is not really inside the SRP) Now what exactly is […]

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Cebu Updates 17

Here is another edition of Cebu Updates. The city is at its busiest due to the commencement of several high-profile projects as well as the ongoing road repairs. Also, a lot of projects like SM Seaside City and Il Corso, both at the SRP, are nearing completion. The interest in SM’s Seaside City is especially […]

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Temple of Leah: Temple of Love

The Taj Mahal in India is considered one of the most amazing structures in the world. It was built because of a man’s undying love for a woman. In Cebu, a similar structure is currently being completed in the highland barangay of Busay. Much like the Taj Mahal, this structure was built as a symbol […]

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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 of Sinulog

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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Prayer of the Faithful

Each year, during the Sinulog Season in Cebu, novena masses are held for nine days at the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño. Despite the number of services held each day (masses are held every 1.5 hours starting at 7 am,) the Basilica is always filled to the rafters with devotees and pilgrims. Usually, I don’t […]

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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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River of Lights

Every year (every second Thursday of January,) the Walk with Jesus Dawn Procession is held in Cebu City. The Walk with Jesus Dawn procession marks the start of the Sinulog Season in the province. Hundreds of thousands join this annual penitential walk which begins at 4 am in Fuente Osmeña and ends with the first […]

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