PHOTO: Sinulog 2019 Fluvial Procession Of Señor Sto. Niño

Photos of Sinulog 2019 Fluvial Procession of Señor Sto. Niño

SINULOG 2019 – Here are the photos during the Sinulog 2019 fluvial procession of Señor Sto. Niño.

Cebu City’s annual celebration of the Sinulog festival is one of the much-awaited feasts in the Philippines. A lot of people participate in the event especially the Roman Catholics.

They celebrate in honor of the Child Jesus or the Santo Niño. Some places in the country also have their own version of Sinulog like Butuan City, Misamis Oriental, and Kabankalan among others.

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Photo Source: Davao Catholic Herald

Along with the devotees, the youngsters went to the fun street parties after hearing the holy mass at the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño.

To start the Sinulog Festival, there is an annual fluvial procession in which the devotees accompany the Sto. Niño statue from Mactan going to the Sto. Niño church.

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Sinulog festival won’t be complete without the fluvial parade. Thousands of devotees rode on boats and ships ornamented with an image of the child Jesus and lots of flowers.

The fluvial parade was also accompanied by musicians with their amazing drumbeats, trumpets and sirens.

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Photo Source: Travel Agency in Cebu

Cebu Daily News shared some photos of the recent fluvial parade for the start of the Sinulog Festival. Here are the photos taken by Junjie Mendoza:

On this photo, it can be seen that the ship was almost wrapped with beautiful flowers while the Sto. Niño statue is placed in the center of the vessel.

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Church personnel, army, and devotees helped each other in carrying the Holy Statue into the float.

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People were waving their flowers and candles during the aquatic procession.

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On this adorable photo, a kid was wearing the Sto. Niño costume while waiting for the procession.

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