Advertising Starts From $5/- USD | Know More
Explore : 
Country : 
Region : 
City : 

Top Holidays
Ecotour of Olango Island: Island & Marine Sanctuary Exploration
Duration 1 days - Price start from $35/- USD per person

Sinulog Festival Go Back
Sinulog Festival

When:January (annual)
Where:Cebu City

The Sinulog Festival is the biggest and most popular festival on the island of Cebu in the Philippines. P
eople wearing phenomenal costumes of feathers and bright silks in a bewildering array of colours dance for hours in a Grand Parade. Masks and horns, traditional instruments and the famous Sinulog dance take over the city.

A beautiful palm-fringed island in the heart of the Philippine archipelago, Cebu is a relaxing place for 99 per cent of the time. But during the entire Sinulog Festival, especially on Sinulog Sunday (the third Sunday in January), the city's inhabitants converge at noon on the route of a grand and solemn procession. The parade is in honour of the Holy Image of the Santo Niño and devotees keep up a raucous chorus of Pit Señor (which means Long live the Christ Child), accompanied by an incessant drum beat.

Every day of the preceding week, elderly women dance the Sinulog, a sinuous and curvy series of movements said to reflect the river's eddies and currents as it flows through the city. If you want to see them dancing, go to Magellan's Cross and the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño in the early morning.

During the procession every granny, grandpa, son, daughter and child are busy swinging their Sinulog hips. The result is a streaming crowd of humanity dressed up to the nines and united in a weaving dance step. If you are really lucky you might also catch jousting matches (on horseback, obviously) and be invited to an enormous and delicious feast. Anything could happen at the Sinulog!

Source: http://www.istc.org
Recommended Deals
Mount Kinabalu offers the climber a unique experience and is famed for the annual Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon, drawing enthusiasts from all over the..

Canada @ Cape Breton Island Tour
Discover the island that's been ranked as the most beautiful island by Conde Nast Traveler magazine. Cape Breton Island truly offers a world of wondrous sightse..

Famous destinations in China. Huangshan Scenic Area, Hong Cun Village, an ancient town over 800 years old. Leaning against Mt. Huangshan, it enjoys the reputati..

Malawi @ 7 Day Lake Malawi Island Hopper
The 7 day Lake Malawi Island Hopper small group fly in safari visits Cape Maclear located on the southern lake shore of Lake Malawi, Mumbo Island located within..

China @ Beijing 5 Days Tour
Visit Tiananmen Square, the world’s largest public square and overview the communist influences. You’ll tour the grounds and discover the halls and monument..

Indonesia @ Wedding In The Exotique Island Of Bali Is The Dream Of The Life
Bali is the Ideal place to express your joy in marriage that happened once in the live and Bali Expressindo Weddings International was established over 5 years..

Russia @ Tuvan Culture-Sayan Mountains
There was a hypothesis about that that, Scythians send already developed people in steppe of Northern Black Sea Coast in beginning I of a millennium whence from..

Nepal @ Lumbini World Heritage Site
Lumbini is most popular religious place among Buddhist, like Jerusalam, Makka and Kashi. Lumbini is birth place of Siddhartha Gautam who later known as Lord Bud..

Namibia @ Luxury Exclusive Wildlife Experience
Wildlife Safari takes you to some awesome places to see the best of Namibia Wildlife. This tour will allow you to get as close as could be to the big 5 and many..

Safari trip Tanzania to see Wild animals, rivers,lakes, mount kilimanjaro, Meru, Arusha, Maasai Mara. ..

Philippines Travel Enquiry Form
Name : *
Email : *
Phone : Nationality :*
Adults : *
Childrens :
Travel Time : *
Trip Duration : *
Vacation Enquiry : *  (e.g. interest, activities or special request)... Traveling To : *