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Sinulog is an annual festival held on the third Sunday of January in Cebu, the Philippines. The festival honors the vision of the child Jesus, known as Santo Niño who used to be the patron Saint of the City of Cebu. The festival takes several days with beauty pageants, contests, and street dances that commemorates the Cebuano peoples' Islamic and pagan origin and their acceptance of Roman Catholicism after the arrival of Magellan.
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Sinulog is an annual festival held on the third Sunday of January in Cebu, the  Philippines. The festival honors the vision of the child Jesus, known as Santo Niño who used to be the patron Saint of the City of Cebu. The festival takes several days with beauty pageants, contests, and street dances that commemorates the Cebuano peoples' Islamic and pagan origin and their acceptance of Roman Catholicism after the arrival of Magellan.