The Sinulog is an annual festival held on the third Sunday of January in Cebu City, Philippines. The festival honors the child Jesus, known as the Santo Niño (Holy Child), patron of the city of Cebu. It is a dance ritual that commemorates the Cebuano people’s pagan origin, and their acceptance of Christianity.
From a Cebuano word “sulog” which means “like water current movement”, the Sinulog dance consists of two steps forward and one step backward done to the beat of the drum. Continue reading Centro Filipino’s History of Christianity and Sinulog in the Philippines