CEB - Penshoppe Sinulog 2020
Penshoppe’s Yearly Sinulog Tradition in Cebu

I know I’ve said this before, but I just want to point out that as a Cebuano, I truly appreciate Penshoppe’s effort in helping hype up the Sinulog celebrations in Cebu each year. I mean, of course, Sinulog would still be successful even if Penshoppe is not in the picture. But to true blue Cebuanos, […]

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Solemn Foot Procession 2016

The annual solemn foot procession is one of Cebu’s most well-attended events. Every year, millions of devotees fill the major streets of Cebu City to pay homage to the Blessed Child Señor Santo Niño de Cebu. Held a day before the world-renowned Sinulog Festival grand parade, the solemn foot procession is a religious event unlike […]

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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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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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A Humbling Journey

Two years ago, a neighbor saw MyCebuPhotoBlog and told an Augustinian priest friend about my photos. The priest later came to our house to ask if I would be interested in traveling to Surigao and covering a small town fiesta. He said I didn’t have to worry about food and accommodation. All I had to do was take pictures. […]

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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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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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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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Devotee City 2014

Each year, millions converge in Cebu for the celebration of the biggest religious festival in the Visayas. With the overflowing number of visitors, Cebu’s guest accommodations are easily filled to the rafters. Despite this fact, a good number of our brothers and sisters from neighboring islands still travel to Cebu to pay homage to Sr. […]

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Sinulog Grand Parade 2011

Here are some of the photos I took during the Sinulog Grand Parade which was held last January 16, 2011 (every third Sunday of January). It rained the whole day but it didn’t stop the crowd from joining the biggest festival in the country. According to police estimates, at least three million people attended this […]

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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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