Cebuanos celebrate Sinulog abroad

PIT Senyor, Vegas, Oregon and California!

Even in the land of milk and honey, the third Sunday of January is marked red by Cebuanos making a living there.

Although nothing compares to watching the Sinulog Grand Parade live on home soil, having the image of the Santo Niño within reach, dancing to the Sinulog beat and feasting on Pinoy food are enough to fill their longing for the Sinulog festivities.

And being miles away from home prompts Cebuanos to come up with many ways to celebrate the Sinulog.

On the Buena Park, California Facebook page, Rolly Wagas wrote this announcement: “Sinulog sa Radyo Bisdak: Jan. 15, 12 p.m. – Live from Buena Park, California (Sinulog Coverage and Jamming with Compostela Musicians).”

The event will be followed by a live coverage of the Sinulog Grand Parade in Cebu.

The Cebuano community in Las Vegas is keeping the Sinulog celebration a religious and cultural affair.

Nerissa Ceniza told Sun.Star Cebu a Catholic Filipino group in Las Vegas prays the nine-day novena. (more)

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