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Burak! Sinulog! Prititit! Pit Senyor!

These words are common in Cebu when January starts. Why? It’s Prititit time! Sinulog Festival where we celebrate when Magellan pass to Catholic church the Sto.Nino image. A lot of activities handled by Cebu City Government from the fluvial procession, grand parade, Sinulog Idol and many more activities.

“Asa ta mo.burak?” (Where to party?).

We all know that when Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmena take over again the position last election, he strongly ban the wild parties and street parties. He even threat stores near the vicinity to close if they violate.

In Sinulog 2018, what’s new? We still have no wild parties applied during this week unless it has permission by the authority. He even ordered now for liquor ban. No liquor is allowed to sell during the date of Sinulog Festival.

The EO further provides that entertainment ban will be implemented within the 300-meter radius of the Sinulog parade and procession route on Jan. 19, 20 and 21.

These activities include concerts, shows, performances, gigs, recitals, events, street parties, among others.” – from Philstar 

So, where to “Burak”?

I’ll be listing all the events available on Facebook. The event might be canceled due to order.

    1. It’s Sinulog Weekend

Host: ICON
Place: ICON
Date: January 19 – 21, 2018
FB Eventhttps://www.facebook.com/events/2181382072089084/
For reservations, call/text
0977 859 5911 , 032-417-4127
Cebu City Lot 6. F. Cabahug St. Brgy. Kasambagan Mabolo Cebu City

2. Neon Jungle Sinulog Music Festival 2018
HOST: 
The Sentral Cebu and Globe
Place: The Sentral Cebu
The Sentral Cebu #2 Norkis Cyberpark, A.S. Fortuna Street, 6014 Mandaue City
Date: January 21, 2018
FB Event:https://www.facebook.com/events/846123448882410/

3. Wet Weekend 2018: Cebu

HOST: Wet Weekend and Spectrum Philippines
Place: Cebu Yacht Club
Date: January 20, 2018
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/155139285208678/

4. LifeDance 2018 (8th Lifedance)

Host: LifeDance
Place: Ouano Ave. Seno Blvd NRP, Mandaue City
Date: January 19-20, 2018
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/848276198685098/

5. Sinulog 2018 by OQTAGON

Host: OQTAGON
Date: January 19 – January 22
Location: OQTAGON, Meerea High Street, Ouano Avenue, North Reclamation Area
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/178862439365724/

I’m quite surprised that party events are getting fewer every year. Maybe due to the new policy by Cebu City Government. I remember it “Serendepity” and many more.

Some popular Clubs and Bars

  1. LIV Club
  2. ICON
  3. OQTAGON
  4. And your favorite bars outside 300-meter radius.

By this time, we will enjoy the Sinulog Festival 2018 even more due to less drunk people, stampede, and parties. I personally love to party but this is good for the security of all people and let Filipinos the true value of why we celebrate Sinulog every year.

But still, we can do “Burak” outside the 300m radius of Sinulog parade and processions, right? So, “Burak” na!! Prititit! Pit Senyor!!

Pit Senyor, mga Laagan!! See you 🙂

Share your party experience and your expectation this coming Sinulog 2018

Jomar Lipon is a Cebu-based blogger that talks about travel, food and related events in Cebu. He is also a web developer and found Paladin Themes. Please visit my portfolio. If you need affordable hosting, please visit Paladin Themes.

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