The Sinulog-Santo Niño Festival is an annual cultural and religious festival held on the third Sunday of January in Cebu City, and is the centre of the Santo Nino Catholic celebrations in the Philippines.
Frankfurt, Germany – The Filipino Catholic community celebrated the Sinulog Festival 2018 at Saint Ignatius, Frankfurt am Main last January 14, 2018. The mass was officiated by Father Mares Estrella.
After the mass, there was a short program for the Sinulog Festival King and Queen 2018. There was a crowning and handling over the Sto. Nino by the Sinulog Festival Queen 2017 Catherine Dalusong to Mr. Dante and Mrs. Alice dela Cruz from the Frankfurt Community.
A Royal Entertainment followed with a Sinulog dance presentation from different communities:
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After the program, the “fiesta“ continued with traditional Filipino foods for merienda (snack) and salo salo (get together).
It was a very colorful and joyous occasion. A celebration of faith, culture and tradition that lives in the heart of every Filipino all over the world.
“Viva Sto. Nino!”