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The week in photos: January 19-25, 2019

Jan 26, 2019 - 4:03 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

PROTEST. Women dressed as France's symbol Marianne and showing fake injuries take part in an anti-government demonstration called by the Yellow Vest (gilets jaunes) movement in Lille, France, on January 19, 2019. Photo by Denis Charlet/AFP

IN PHOTOS: 2019 Sinulog Festival

Jan 20, 2019 - 4:49 PM

(UPDATED) Check out what happened during Cebu's 39th Sinulog Festival!

Sinulog Festival 2019: What's new, what to expect

Jan 18, 2019 - 11:10 AM

Attending this year’s Sinulog Festival? Here’s a simple guide to help you make the most of the celebration.

SHAGIT UG KUSOG. Scenes from Sinulog 2015. Photo by Line Arias

Shaila Mae Rebortera is Cebu's Sinulog Queen 2018

Jan 20, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Shaila also bags the lion's share of corporate awards at the competition

Photo by Mars G. Alison

IN PHOTOS: The Sinulog Festival Queen 2018 runway competition

Jan 19, 2018 - 12:10 PM

A new Sinulog Queen will be crowned on January 19

Photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

Tighter security for IEC in Cebu after Jakarta attacks

Jan 23, 2016 - 7:36 PM

UPDATED The international conference is taking place more than a week after the deadly terrorist attacks in Jakarta

CRADLE OF CHRISTIANITY. A Catholic procession is held outside the venue of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) in Cebu City. The IEC runs from January 24 to 31, 2016. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

LIVE: Spectrum PH invades Sinulog 2016

Jan 17, 2016 - 6:21 PM

Spectrum Philippines caps off Sinulog Festival with the latest leg of the Invasion Tour at Fooda Mango Avenue Cebu City

Crowd boos VP Binay at Cebu's Sinulog festival

Jan 17, 2016 - 2:36 PM

The booing came from the Liberal Party contingent the Binay camp alleges

Vice President Jejomar Binay at the NAIA Terminal 3, January 16, 2016. Jedwin Llobrera/File/Rappler

Cebu City to fine smokers at Sinulog festival

Jan 11, 2016 - 9:20 PM

A city ordinance imposes fines of up to P1 500 on smoking and P500 on littering starting on January 11

My Sinulog: The personal and the collective

Jan 19, 2015 - 9:13 PM

It is the festival s befores and afters I find endearing reflects writer Jona Branzuela Bering

Fast Facts: What you should know about Cebu

Aug 06, 2014 - 5:15 PM

The province of Cebu celebrates its 445th founding anniversary on August 6

Metro Cebu at night

How to survive Sinulog and other Philippine festivals

Jan 10, 2014 - 9:30 PM

Here s your cheat sheet for a hassle free experience

PIT SENYOR! Colors and smiles filled the #Sinulog2013 Grand Parade, regarded as the 'Philippine Mardi Gras.' All photos by Charlie Saceda

The meaning of ‘Pit Señor’

Jan 20, 2013 - 1:13 PM

As a child Sinulog to me meant bright lights street dancing and extravagant floats and arches It was when I got a little older that I began to understand the relevance of the celebration

Devotees flock to the Basilica del Sto. Niño in Cebu City for the feast of the Holy Child Jesus. Photo by Jon Cabiles

PNoy snubbed at Sinulog?

Jan 17, 2013 - 5:48 PM

On January 20 the culmination of the Sinulog Festival in Cebu PNoy will be in Zamboanga

UNINVITED? President Benigno Aquino III in an interview with Rappler last October 2012

Miss Tourism International Rizzini Gomez to dance in Sinulog

Jan 09, 2013 - 5:03 PM

Former Sinulog Festival Queen Rizzini Alexis Gomez returns to the festival after winning the beauty pageant on New Year s eve

REYNA JUANA. Rizzini Alexis Gomez will lead the Sinulog finale dance on January 20 as the queen who received the image of the Child Jesus. Photo from the Rizzini Alexis Gomez Facebook page

Sinulog 2012

Jan 16, 2012 - 5:30 PM

Photographer Charlie Saceda gives us snapshots of the color and creativity that makes the yearly Sinulog festival a top draw

STREET DANCING. Sinulog is all about street dancers in colorful costumes depicting the early shift to Christianity by the pagan islanders.