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Philippine Tourism News: The 2008 Sinulog Festival

Kalibo Aklan's Ati-Atihan Festival is Celebrated Worldwide

Friday, January 4, 2008

The most awaited popular event of the year in Central Visayas is going to be celebrated in Cebu this January and this is the Sinulog Festival 2008. Sinulog festival is a nine day fiesta celebration in honor of the Sto. Niņo. People in cebu are busy preparing for this event that hundreds and thousands of people not only Cebuanos shout "Viva Pit Seņor".

People from different walks of life come here in Cebu to fill the streets of Cebu City to witness the event. Partygoers who came from different places in the country who are addicted to the beats of the drums that is played in the festival, the humid air, the extreme heat and the sticky sweat and come here to party. People don't mind the extreme heat of the sun and the crushing of people and this is what makes Sinulog Festival so exciting and great. Not only Filipinos but also foriegners come here in Cebu to witness and experience the celebration the Sinulog Festival.

The spectators and Sinulog fans are very excited because they will again celebrate and give thanks to Seņor Santo Niņo.

In the Sinulog Festival 2008, visitors will experience the wonders of the event. The beat of the drums and the dance beat that makes the festivities so wonderful. The beautiful and enchanting floats, towering higantes, comical puppeteers will be paraded on the streets. See the exotic beauty of the o the festival Queens and their dancers. Watch the street dance of the participants where they dance as one of the offering to the Sto. Niņo.

So come to Cebu to witness and experience the excitement of the Sinulog Festival 2008. One Beat, One Dance, one Vision.

Here is the Sinulog Festival 2008 Schedule of activities:

December 1 - January 31, 2008: Sinulog 2008 Bazaar
January 11-20, 2008: Sinulog Nighthly Activities & Cultural Shows
January 11-20, 2008: Religious and Cultural Activities
January 11, 2008: Sinulog Exhibits
January 12, 2008: Sinulog Contest Categories
January 12-13, 2008: Sinulog sa Kabataan
January 17, 2008: Ms. Cebu 2008
January 18-20, 2008: Devotee City
January 19, 2008: Fluvial Parade
January 19, 2008: Sinulog 2008 Festival Queen
January 19, 2008: Solemn Procession
January 20, 2008: Best of Cebu
January 20, 2008: Grand Parade Day
January 20, 2008: Fireworks Display


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