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In the Cebuano dialect, the word sulog, where Sinulog comes from, describes the motion of water. This flowing movement is mirrored in the Sinulog dance which characterizes the festival.
The central theme of the Sinulog festival is the child Jesus, more popularly known as the Santo Niño.
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At the geographic center of Manila lies Quiapo, the third congressional district of the Philippine city. More commonly associated by locals and foreigners alike with all the cheap wares you can buy under the sun, Quiapo, by its nature, resists any attempts at neat categorization and logical order. That’s why it’s rather surprising, especially to the uninitiated traveler, that the district has kept alive — and for a very long time — a history of fervent religious devotion.
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Philippines is a place of dreams to many foreign visitors. A variety of festivals and celebrations will allow you to experience a different culture and way of life.
There are more than fifty public holidays and festivals celebrated in Philippines every year. If you are planning to visit this country of islands, a good idea will be to do it at the time of festivities.
The expected dates for public holidays and festivals in Philippines 2012 and 2013 are shown in the list below.
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