SINULOG 2013 Schedule of Activities – Dates and Times

Right after Christmas and New Year celebrations, Cebu will once again get ready for the grandest festival in the Philippines - SINULOG 2013! 

Sinulog is held annually and the celebration is in honor of the Patron Saint of Cebu, the Sto Nino.  Millions of pilgrims, devotees and visitors are expected to visit Cebu during these days.

If you are coming here in Cebu and wants to know what are the schedule of the much-anticipated Sinulog  activities from the 2013 Sinulog Photo Contest to its live exhibits, Sinulog Choral Competition, Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan, Sinulog Festival Queen presentation, Fluvial Procession, Solemn Procession, the Grand Sinulog Parade and more, check out this official list of activities.

Please jot down the date and time in case you are planning to attend the events.

VIVA! SENIOR STO NINO!

Sinulog 2013 Sto Nino

January 10, 2013 (Thursday)  Opening Salvo: Walk with Jesus 

4:00 AM Assembly Time (Area) Fuente Osmeña
4:30 AM Start of Walk-Fuente Osmeña Blvd. – Basilica del Sto. Niño
5:30 AM Installation of Hermano & Hermana Mayores 2013

January 11 -21, 2013 Sinulog Fiesta (OTOP Fair) SM Cebu Atrium

January 11, 2013 (Friday) Sinulog 2013 Kick Off

2:30PM Solemn Mass (Basilica del Sto. Niño)

3:00 PM Launching Parade (Basilica del Sto. Niño to Cebu City Sports Center)
7:00 PM Opening and Launching Program, Fuente Osmeña

Ms. Cebu 2013 Presentation @ Ayala Activity Center

8:00 PM Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
9:00 PM Street Party Bands

 

January 12, 2013 (Saturday) Sinulog sa Kabataan – Lalawigan

1:00 PM Parade of Participants, Capitol Site to Cebu City Sports Center
2:00 PM Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan, Cebu City Sports Center
6:30 PM Cultural Show by the Dept. of Education , Region RO VII (Fuente Osmeña)
8:00 PM Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle) – One of the most awaited event since singing is close to the heart of Cebuanos.
9:00 PM Concert @ the Fuente Osmeña , Street Party Bands

 

January 13, 2013 (Sunday) Sinulog sa Kabataan- Dakbayan

4:00 AM Cebu City 2013 Marathon
1:00 PM Parade of Participants, Plaza Independencia to Cebu City Sports Center
2:00 PM Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Dakbayan, Cebu City Sports Center
6:00 PM Grand Finals of Sinulog Choral Competition
6:30 PM Cultural Show (Fuente Osmeña) by University of San Carlos
8:00 PM Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
9:00 PM Concert @ the Fuente O, Street Party Bands

 

January 14, 2013 (Monday)

8:00 AM Balik Cebu Airport welcome
6:30 PM Cultural Show (Fuente Osmeña)
8:00 PM Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle) University of Cebu and University of the Visayas
9:00 PM Concert @ the Fuente O , Street Party Bands

 

January 15, 2013 (Tuesday)

6:30 PM Cultural show (Fuente Osmeña) Southwestern University, University of San Jose Recoletos, Cebu Technological University, University of Southern Philippines Foundation
8:00 PM Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
9:00 PM Concert @ the Fuente O , Street Party Bands

 

January 16, 2013 (Wednesday)

9:00 AM Airport Welcome (Balikbayan Flights)
6:30 PM Cultural Shows (Fuente Osmeña) Department of Education, Cebu City
Division
7:00 PM Ms. Cebu 2013 Coronation Night, Waterfront Lahug Hotel
8:00 PM Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
9:00 PM Concert @ the Fuente O , Street Party Bands

 

January 17, 2013 (Thursday)

6:00 AM Ronda Pilipinas
5:00 PM Balik Cebu Airport welcome
6:30 PM Cultural Shows (Fuente Osmeña) by Salazar College of Science Institute of Technology, Asian College of Technology, Cebu Institute of Technology  University, Saint Paul College Foundation Inc.

Sinulog Festival Queen Runway Competition and Photoshoot @ SM City Cebu
6:00 PM Balik Cebu, Welcome Party @ Ayala Center Cebu
8:00 PM Sinulog Idol Grand Finals(Fuente Osmeña Circle)
9:00 PM Handumanan @ Ayala Terraces
9:00 PM Concert @ the Fuente Osmeña , Street Party Bands

 

January 18, 2013 (Friday) Visual Merchandising Contest (Dept. Stores and Malls)

6:00 AM Ronda Pilipinas
4:00 AM Walk with Mary (Area) Fuente Osmeña-Sto. Niño
9:00 AM Solidarity Meeting (All Competing Contingent /Floats / Higante / Puppteers) @ Cebu City Sports Center Gym
6:00 PM Sinulog Dance Crew@ Cebu City Sports Center
7:00 PM Sinulog Musicfest Finals @ Cebu City Sports Center
7:30 PM Sinulog Festival Queen 2013, Cebu City Sports Center
8:00 PM Cebu Popular Music Festival, Cebu Coliseum

 

January 19, 2013 (Saturday)

6:00 AM Fluvial Procession of the Miraculous Image of Sto. Niño

9:00 AM Re-enactment of the Baptism of Queen Juana and Rajah Humabon Basilica del Sto.Niño

9TH “The Street Vibration & Big Bike Rally 2013″by V-max owners Group Inc., Cebu Chapter

2:00 PM Solemn Procession of the Miraculous Image of Sto. Niño

7:00 PM Sinulog Fireworks Competition @ SM City Cebu
7:00 PM Street party @ Fuente Osmeña and Plaza Independencia
8:00 PM Kasadya Nite Mardi Gras @ Ayala Center Cebu

**If you want to see more pictures of the fluvial procession last year 2012, Please Click HERE.

January 20, 2013 (Sunday) SINULOG GRAND PARADE

4:00 AM Mañanita Mass @Basilica del Sto. Niño
6:00 AM Pontifical mass with His Eminence Ricardo J. Cardinal Vidal
9:00 AM Sinulog Grand Parade Carousel Kick Off
7:00 PM Grand Finale and Grand Fireworks, Cebu City Sports Center
7:30 PM Street Party Bands, Fuente Osmeña

This was our experienced last year as we braved the crowd for Sinulog –> 2012 Grand Parade on the Streets

sinulog marde gras

January 21, 2013 (Monday)

1:00 PM Awarding Ceremonies, Cebu City Sports Center
January 25, 2013 (Friday) “HUBO”
4:00 AM “HUBO Mass” Ritual @ Basilica del Sto. Niño

January 26, 2012 (Saturday)

1:00 P.M Screening of Finalists’ Short Film/Video Documentary Contest
Sinulog 2013 Photo Contest Winners Exhibits
6:00 P.M Awarding Ceremonies Photo Contest and Video Documentary Contest @SM City Cebu

January 26– Feb. 10, 2013 Photo Exhibits “Winning Photos Sinulog ’13 @SM City Cebu

I will be posting the winning photos once again once the winners are declared and the Photo Exhibit is open to the public. Please watch out for that!

Curious about who won last year Sinulog 2012 Photo Contest? You can see the winning images by clicking HERE.

UPDATE February 3, 2013:

Please click HERE to see some of the winning photos of Sinulog 2013.

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Most awaited events and must see activities are Sinulog Idol, Solemn Mass and Procession, Sinulog Festival Queen, Fluvial Parade, Sinulog Fluvial Parade and Street Dancing, and Fireworks Displays!

See you in Cebu for Sinulog 2013! Viva Pit Senyor!

 


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