The City of Cebu is the capital city of Cebu and the second city in the Philippines, the second most significant metropolitan centre in the Philippines and known as the oldest city established by the Spaniards in the country.

The city is located on the eastern shore of Cebu and was the first Spanish settlement in the Philippines. Cebu is the Philippines' main domestic shipping port and is home to about 80% of the country's domestic shipping companies. Cebu also holds the second largest international flights in the Philippines and is a significant centre of commerce, trade and industry in the Visayas and Mindanao region. According to the 2007 Philippine census, the city has a population of about 798,809 people.

Cebu City is the centre of a metropolitan area called Metro Cebu, which includes the cities of Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu and Talisay. Metro Cebu has a total population of about 2 million people. The Mactan-Cebu International Airport, located in Lapu-Lapu City is only a twenty-minute drive away from Cebu City. To the northeast of the city are Mandaue City and the town of Consolacion, to the west are Toledo City, the towns of Balamban and Asturias, to the south are Talisay City and the town of Minglanilla. Across Mactan Strait to the east is Mactan Island where Lapu-Lapu City and an aquarium attraction are located.


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Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Sinulog 2011 Schedule of Activities

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(Fuente Osmena, January 2-31, 2011)

Dec 01 – Jan 31, 2011
Sinulog Street Fair, Osmeña Blvd.
December 11, 2010
Sinulog Poster Making Contest @ Emall
December 15, 2010
Sinulog Photo Exhibits @SM City
January 2-30, 2011
1st Sinulog Softball Cup
Janaury 2, 2011 (Sunday)
Sinulog Fun Run
Sinulog Musicfest (Band Competition)
Presentation of contestants and announcement of 6 finalists
Sinulog Best Dance Crew announcement and presentation of 6 finalists

January 06, 2011 (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 2011

January 07, 2011 (Friday)
Sinulog 2011 Kick Off

Sinulog Photo Exhibits through the years @SM City Cebu, Ayala Center Cebu, MCIAA
2:00PM
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 featuring Mandaue City Children’s Choir, Dancesports Team Cebu and Dance Troupes from Cebu’s schools and universities
7:30 PM
Ms. Cebu 2011 Presentation, Fuente Osmeña
8:00 PM
Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
9:00 PM
Streen Party Bands

January 8, 2011 (Saturday)
Sinulog sa Kabataan – Lalawigan
8:00 AM
1st Sinulog Football Cup at the USC Talamban Football Field
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
4:30 PM
Awarding of Winners
6:30 PM
Cultural Show (Fuente Osmeña) DepEd, Cebu Province
8:00 PM
Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
9:30 PM
Concert @ the Fuente O , Street Party Bands

January 9, 2011 (Sunday)
Sinulog sa Kabataan- Dakbayan
4:00 AM
Cebu City 2011 Marathon – www.cebumarathon.com
8:00 AM
1st Sinulog Football Cup at the USC Talamban Football Field
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
4:30 PM
Awarding of Winners
6:30 PM
Cultural Show (Fuente Osmeña)
University of San Carlos
8:00 PM
Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
9:00 PM
Concert @ the Fuente O, Street Party Bands

January 10, 2011 (Monday)

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

January 11, 2011 (Tuesday)

6:30 PM
Cultural show (Fuente Osmeña)
University of San Jose-Recoletos and Cebu Institute of Technology
8:00 PM
Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
9:00 PM
Concert @ the Fuente O , Street Party Bands

January 12, 2011 (Wednesday)

9:00 AM
Airport Welcome (Balikbayan Flights)
6:30 PM
Cultural Shows (Fuente Osmeña)
University of Southern Philippines-Foundation and Salazar College of Science and Institute of Technology
7:00 PM
Ms. Cebu 2011 Coronation Night, Waterfront Lahug Hotel
8:00 PM
Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
9:00 PM
Concert @ the Fuente O , Street Party Bands

January 13, 2011 (Thursday)

9:00 AM
Airport Welcome (Balikbayan Flights)
10 AM – 3:00 PM
Photo Shoot Sinulog Festival Queen , SM City Entertainment Plaza
7:00 PM
Sinulog Festival Queen Parade of Costumes @ SM Northwing Lobby
6:30 PM
Cultural Shows (Fuente Osmeña)
Cebu City Division
6:00 PM
Balik Cebu, Welcome Party @ Ayala Center Cebu
8:00 PM
Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
8:00 PM
Handumanan @ Ayala Terraces
9:00 PM
Concert @ the Fuente O , Street Party Bands

January 14, 2011 (Friday)
Visual Merchandising Contest
(Dept. Stores and Malls)
4:00 AM
Walk with Mary (Area) Fuente Osmeña-Sto. Niño
7:00 AM
Misa de Translacion (Motorcade)
9:00 AM
Solidarity Meeting (All Competing Contingent /
Floats / Higante / Puppteers) @ Cebu City Sports Center Gym
6:30 PM
Cultural Shows (Fuente Osmeña) University of San Carlos
7:30 P.M
Cebu Popular Music Festival, Cebu Coliseum
7:30 P.M
Sinulog Festival Queen 2011, Cebu City Sports Center
8:00 PM
Sinulog Idol (Fuente Osmeña Circle)
9:00 PM
Concert @ the Fuente O , Street Party Bands

January 15, 2011 (Saturday)

6:00 AM
Fluvial Procession of the Miraculous Image of Sto. Niño
8:00 AM
Vibration and Big Bike Rally by Vmax Owners Group
9:00 AM
Re-enactment of the Baptism of Queen Juana and Rajah Humabon Basilica del Sto. Niño
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
Gala – Passionata a Cultural Heritage Celebration in Honor of Sto. Niño de Cebu @ SM Cinema I
8:00 PM
Kasadya Nite Mardi Gras @ Ayala Center Cebu
8:00 PM
Handumanan Concert, USP-F Theater for the Performing Arts

January 16, 2011 (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 Fireworks, Cebu City Sports Center
7:30 PM
Street Party Bands, Fuente Osmeña

January 17, 2011 (Monday)

1:00 PM
Awarding Ceremonies, Cebu City Sports Center

January 21, 2011 (Friday)
“HUBO”
4:00 AM
“HUBO Mass” Ritual @ Basilica del Sto. Niño

January 29, 2011 (Saturday)

1:00 P.M
Screening of Finaslists Short Film/Video Documentary Contest
6:00 P.M
Awarding Ceremonies Photo Contest and Video Documentary Contest @SM City Cebu
1st Sinulat Awards, Sinulog Literary Awards for Short Story Writing, Poetry, and Essay Writing @ SM City Cebu

January 31 – Feb. 10, 2011
Photo Exhibits “Winning Photos Sinulog ‘10 @SM City Cebu
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