About Sinulog

Sinulog danceWe celebrate sinulog on the 3rd  Sunday in January,in Cebu City Philippines. The festival consists of  a street parade with participants in bright coloured costumes dancing to the rhythm of drums, trumpets and native gongs.

Smaller versions of the festival are held in various parts of the city, also to celebrate and honor the Santo Niño. There is also a “Sinulog sa Kabataan” performed by the young dancers of Cebu a week before the parade.

Recently, the festival has been promoted as a tourist attraction, with a competition showing dancers from Street Dancingvarious parts of the country. The Sinulog competition  is usually held in the Cebu City Sports Complex.