WATCH: Sinulog 2020 Grand Parade
CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Sinulog Grand Parade will take place on Sunday, January 19.
In Cebu, a tribute to the Holy Child (Santo Niño) involves dancing the Sinulog, a two-step dance believed to be an indigenous ritual that traces its roots to tribes of pre-hispanic Philippines.
People also greet each other with “Pit Señor” – or to “ask from the Lord.” (FAST FACTS: Things to know about Sinulog)
After the solemn events of the Fiesta Señor as contingents from all over the Philippines compete in the Sinulog Grand Parade. (READ: LIST: Sinulog 2020 events)
The schedule is as follows:
- 4 am - Mañanita Mass, Basilica Minore del Santo Niño
- 6 am - Misa Pontifical de la “Fiesta Señor”
- 7:30 am - Holy Mass, Cebu City Sports Center
- 9 am - Sinulog 2020 Grand Parade Kick Off
- 6 pm - Globe and TM Republic Caravan, Plaza Independencia
- 7 pm - Grand Finale and Grand Fireworks, Cebu City Sports Center