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Solemn Foot Procession 2019

Last January 19, 2019, the annual solemn foot procession was held. The solemn foot procession is the most important and the second most-attended event during the whole Sinulog season. During this event, the image of Senor Santo Nino, together with the image of the Virgin Mary and the image of Saint Joseph are paraded through […]

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Sinulog Fluvial Parade 2019

Every year, one day before the well-attended Sinulog Grand Parade takes place, Cebuanos flock to the port area to witness one of the Sinulog season’s most important events. Right before sunrise, hundreds of thousands fill the ports of Cebu to witness a spectacle that cannot be found anywhere else. This event is the annual Sinulog […]

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Walk with Jesus Dawn Procession 2019

Last January 10, 2019, the annual Walk with Jesus solemn dawn procession was held. The Walk with Jesus dawn procession is a yearly event that marks the official start of the Sinulog season in Cebu. Days prior to this event, the image of Senor Santo Nino de Cebu ‘visits’ various churches in the city as […]

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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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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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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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Fluvial Parade 2014

The annual fluvial parade is a procession which takes the image of Señor Santo Niño back to Cebu City. This early morning event, which is attended by thousands, and witnessed by even more people, takes place one day before the Sinulog Grand Parade. This year, the procession was threatened by the entry of Typhoon Agaton […]

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One Cold Morning in Cebu

So I got up early today. Like real early. I wasn’t in Cebu around this time last year so I thought that this year, I’d try to cover as many Sinulog-related events as I can. So, yeah. I got up at 3:30 am. I only had about two hours of sleep.  And it was drizzling. […]

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Sinulog 2014 Route Maps

Here are some of the important route maps to make your Sinulog 2014 experience a little easier. Study the map so you wouldn’t have to waste time (and much-needed energy) getting stuck in traffic or chasing your favorite contingent. Enjoy the Sinulog! 🙂

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Solemn Foot Procession 2012

A day before the feast (and the Sinulog Grand Parade,) the Solemn Foot Procession is held. The procession, which starts and ends at the Basilica, passes through major city roads. Aside from the actual Sinulog Parade, the Solemn Foot Procession of the image of the Senyor Santo Niño is one of the most well-attended activities […]

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Dawn Procession

As expected, the Walk with Jesus dawn procession was very well-attended. Despite the (too) early assembly time of 4:00 am, I think at least a million people joined the procession which started at the Fuente area and ended at the Basilica. The Walk with Jesus dawn procession officially starts the novenario and practically the Sinulog […]

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Solemn Foot Procession 2011

One of the most well-attended religious activities in the country is the annual solemn foot procession of the image of Señor Santo Niño. This is held in the afternoon of the third Saturday of January. According to top police officials, this year, despite the very heavy rains, at least one million people joined the solemn procession. Here […]

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Fluvial Parade 2011

Days before the Fiesta Señor, the image of the Blessed Child is taken to the St. Joseph Parish Church in Mandaue City. The Holy Child stays in his foster father’s house for one day and one night. This short stay allows devotees from the city to pay hommage to Him. The next day, the Holy […]

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Solemn Foot Procession 2010

Although it didn’t stop raining last Saturday, January 16, 2010, millions of people still showed up for the annual Solemn Foot Procession. According to police estimates, more than 2.3 million people joined the procession. This is about 65 percent of the Cebuano population. Here are some photos of the event. Hope you like ’em! ———————————- Sea […]

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Sinulog Sa Kabataan 2008

  Here are some photos I took during the Sinulog sa Kabataan competitions at the Abellana Sports Center a full week before the actual parade. Sa Lalawigan (Towns) – January 12, 2008 Happy dancers. Hehehe

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Your Sinulog 2008 Guide

    January 11 to 20, 2008 WHAT’S HAPPENING: – Nightly Cultural Presentation at the Fuente Circle – Nightly Presentation of Different Local Bands DON’T MISS: – University of Cebu Dance Troupe (Jan 13) – Univerity of San Carlos Dance Troupe (Jan 15) – Abellana National School Dance Troupe (Jan 16) – University of San […]

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Holy Friday Procession in Oslob

The town of Oslob is probably one of the most religious places in Cebu. Considered one of the island’s oldest towns, life in this sleepy town is built close to (or revolves around) its magnificent church. On Maundy Thursday, when tourists and out-of-towners started pouring in, Oslob was one busy community. People were trying to make the most […]

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