sinulog festival 2014

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Sinulog Festival is one of the biggest festival in the Philippines.  Its a celebration dedicated to the saint of Cebu.

It is a parade featuring beautiful women, amazing group costumes and incredible dances expressing devotion to the miraculous Senior Sto. Nino.

 Contingents (various groups) who are devotees of Senior Sto Nino present their best costumes, dances and songs dedicated to Santo Nino.

The event happens every third sunday of January.

Dances are offered to the Saint as part of the yearly devotion to the miracles of Senior Sto Nino. It is one of the most highly anticipated events of the Queen City of the South, Cebu.

Many tourists and filipinos who are living abroad comes to visit to watch the Sinulog festival each year.

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There are lots of contestants coming from different provinces and islands that joins the dance competition and as representatives of their respective hometowns.

Classes of dances, themes and booths are presented during the event.

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 There are different categories in Sinulog Festival 2014 from kids streetdance competition to adults, booths and up to the Miss Sinulog Festival category.

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There is also a contests for Sinulog Festival Queen and special awards given to the winner of Best in costumes,choreography, booths etc. Winners of the Sinulog competition are announced only a day after the event.

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For further info about the History of Sinulog Festival       –http://cebu.sunstar.com.ph/sinulog/history/

Grand Winner of Sinulog Festival 2014- Tribu Basakanon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WGxI0-ARRU

another fantastic performance from Carcar City

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRek4SkN9OA

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