The Sinulog is an annual festival held on the third Sunday of January in Cebu City, Philippines. The festival honors the vision of the child Jesus, known as the Santo Niño (Holy Child),who used to be the patron Saint of the City of Cebu (since in the Catholic faith Jesus is not a saint, but God). It is a dance ritual that commemorates the Cebuano people’s pagan origin, and their acceptance of Roman Catholicism.

The festival features a street parade with participants in bright coloured costumes dancing to the rhythm of drums, trumpets and native gongs.

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  1. Love the expression and her determination to get the rain!

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