The well-known Sinulog festival is coming up and everyone in Cebu is getting ready for that big day right after the holiday season is over. Sinulog is celebrated every third Sunday of January and when this happens, millions of people from all over the country as well as tourists flock to Cebu to witness the grand parade composed of large floats and contingents from the different schools and companies in the city.
Festivals are celebrated in thanksgiving and honor of the city’s patron saint. The Philippines love celebrating different festivals in different parts of the archipelago in different months of the year. To name a few, Baguio City celebrates Panagbenga Festival, Bacolod City celebrates Masskara Festival, Iloilo City celebrates Dinagyang Festival, Davao City celebrates the Kadayawan Festival, and Bohol celebrates Sandugo Festival. Of all the festivals in the Philippines, Sinulog is one of the most popular.