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Cebu Sinulog Festival 2016 Official Schedule of Activities

Top trending topic online! The ‘Queen City of the South’ Cebu City celebrates the annual festival in Visayas, the most known Sinulog Festival 2016 that started its activities from December 1, 2015 while the highlights will be held this coming January 16-17, 2016.

Based upon the historical facts released by the Sinulog Organizers the word Sinulog comes from the Cebuano adverb “sulog” which means “like water current movement.” It describes the forward-backward movement of the Sinulog dance. The Sinulog dancers also moves to the sound of the drums that resembles the current (sulog).

The 2016 theme will be “Sinulog Goes Global”.

Cebu City Sinulog Festival 2016

The Devotion of Senior Santo Niño drastically increased and the traditional ritual became a festival. Since that time, pilgrim from various areas in the province of Cebu and the rest of Filipino in the Philippine country were making their way in a yearly journey to join the procession and festival.

Preview the Complete List of Schedules of Cebu Sinulog 2016;

January 7, 2016 (Thursday)
Opening Salvo: Walk with Jesus
4:00 A.M. : Assembly Time (Area) Fuente Osmeña
4:30 A.M. : Start of Walk-Fuente Osmeña Blvd. – Basilica del Sto. Niño
5:30 A.M. : Installation of Hermano & Hermana Mayores 2016

January 8, 2016 (Friday)
Sinulog 2016 Kick Off
10:00 A.M. : Sinulog Trade Fair @ SM City Cebu by Department of Trade and Industry
2:00 P.M. : Solemn Mass (Basilica del Santo Niño)
3:00 P.M. : Launching Parade (Basilica del Santo Niño to CCSC)
6:00 P.M. : Sinulog Choral Competition Grand Finals @ Fuente Osmeña
7:00 P.M. : Opening and Launching Program, Fuente Osmeña
8:00 P.M. : Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
9:00 P.M. : Street Party Bands

January 9, 2016 (Saturday)
Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan
1:00 P.M. : Parade of Participants, Capitol Site to Cebu City Sports Center
2:00 P.M. : Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan @ Cebu City Sports Center
6:00 P.M. : Sinulog Choral Competition Grand Finals @ Robinson’s Galleria
at North Reclamation Area
6:30 P.M. : Cultural Show (Fuente Osmeña) by Department of Education – Cebu Province
7:00 P.M. : Ms. Cebu 2015 Pre Pageant Night @ Ayala Activity Center
8:00 P.M. : Sinulog Idol @ Fuente Osmeña Circle
9:00 p.m. : Concert @ Fuente Osmeña Circle, Street Party

January 10, 2016 (Sunday)
Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Dakbayan
3:00 A.M. : Cebu City 2015 Marathon – www.cebumarathon.com
1:00 P.M. : Parade of Participants, Plaza Independencia to Cebu City  Sports Center
2:00 P.M. : Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Dakbayan @ Cebu City Sports Center
6:30 P.M. : Cultural Show (Fuente Osmeña) by University of San Carlos, Mandaue City College,
Salazar College of Science and Institute of Technology, Mandaue Science High School
8:00 P.M. : Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña)
9:00 P.M. : Concert @ the Fuente Osmeña, Street Party Bands

January 11, 2016 (Monday)
6:30 P.M. : Cultural Show (Fuente Osmeña) by University of the Visayas, University of Cebu,
Cebu Normal University
8:00 P.M. : Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña)
9:00 P.M. : Concert @ the Fuente Osmeña, Street Party Bands

January 12, 2016 (Tuesday)
6:30 P.M. : Cultural Show (Fuente Osmeña) by University of San Jose Recoletos,
Cebu Institute of Technology – University, University of Southern Philippines Foundation
8:00 P.M. : Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña)
9:00 P.M. : Concert @ the Fuente Osmeña, Street Party Bands

January 13, 2016 (Wednesday)
9:00 A.M. : Airport Welcome (Balikbayan Flights)
6:30 P.M. : Cultural Show (Fuente Osmeña) by Department of Education – Cebu City Division
7:00 P.M. : Ms. Cebu 2016 Coronation Night @ Waterfront Hotel Cebu City
8:00 P.M. : Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña)
9:00 P.M. : Concert @ the Fuente Osmeña, Street Party Bands

January 14, 2016 (Thursday)
9:00 A.M. : Airport Welcome (Balikbayan Flights)
6:00 P.M. : Balik Cebu Welcome Party @ Ayala Activity Center
6:30 P.M. : Sinulog Festival Queen Runway Competition and Photoshoot
8:00 P.M. : Handumanan @ Ayala Terraces
8:00 P.M. : Sinulog 2016 Idol Grand Finals @ the Fuente Osmeña
9:00 P.M. : Concert @ the Fuente Osmeña, Street Party Bands

January 15, 2016 (Friday)
Visual Merchandising Contest (Dept. Stores and Malls)
4:00 A.M. : Walk with Mary (Area) Fuente Osmeña – Sto. Niño
9:00 A.M. : Solidarity Meeting (All Competing Contingent/Floats/Higante/Puppeteers)
@ Cebu City Sports Center Gym
6:00 P.M. : Sinulog 2016 Dance Crew Finals @ Cebu City Sports Center
7:30 P.M. : Sinulog Festival Queen 2016 Coronation Night @ Cebu City Sports Center
8:00 P.M. : Cebu Popular Music Festival @ Cebu Coliseum

January 16, 2016 (Saturday)
6:00 A.M. : Fluvial Procession of the Miraculous Image of the Sto. Niño
9:00 A.M. : Re-enactment of the Baptism of Queen Juana and Rajah Humabon
@ Basilica del Santo Niño
12:00 P.M. : 10th “The Street Vibration & Big Bike Rally 2016”
by V-max Owner’s Group, Inc. Cebu Chapter
2:00 P.M. : Solemn Procession of the Miraculous Image of Sto. Niño
7:00 P.M. : Sinulog Fireworks Competition @ SM City Cebu
7:00 P.M. : Street Party @ Fuente Osmeña and Plaza Independencia

January 17, 2016 (Sunday)  
Sinulog Grand Parade Day

4:00 A.M. : Mañanita Mass @ Basilica del Sto. Niño
6:00 A.M. : Pontifical Mass with His Eminence Jose S. Palma
8:00 A.M. : Holy Mass @ Cebu City Sports Center
9:00 A.M. : Sinulog Grand Parade Carousel Kick Off
7:00 P.M. : Grand Finale and Grand Fireworks @ Cebu City Sports Center
7:30 P.M. : Street Party Bands, Fuente Osmeña
9:00 P.M. : Pyrospectacular Show (Pyromusical Show @ SM City Cebu)
5:00 P.M. – 2:00 A.M. : Concert Series sa Sugbo @ SRP Grounds
12:00 MN : Sinulog Fireworks @SRP

January 18, 2016 (Monday)
: Awarding Ceremonies @ Cebu City Sports Center

January 22, 2016 (Friday)     “HUBO”

January 24, 2016 (Sunday)
: 
First Cebu City Triathlon – cct.cornerstone8080events.com

February 2, 2016 (Tuesday)
: 
Judging Sinulog 2016 Photo Contest

February 3, 2016 (Wednesday)
: Judging of Finalist in Short Film / Video Documentary and
Music Video Contest

February 6, 2016 (Saturday)
1:00 P.M. : Screening of Finalists Sinulog Short Film Festival @ SM City Cebu
6:00 P.M. : Awarding Ceremonies Photo Contest, Short Film and
Video Documentary Contest @ SM City Cebu

February 6, 2016 – February 15, 2016
:  Photo Exhibit “Winning Photos Sinulog 2016″ @ SM City Cebu

For Further information, please call Sinulog Foundation Office (6332)253-3700 / (6332)254-5010 / (6332)254-5318 / (6332)254-5319 or visit Sinulog Website – www.sinulog.ph

 

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