The Sinulog Festival is an annual festivity held every third Sunday of January in Cebu City and Maasin City, Southern Leyte. The festival commemorates the Visayan people’s pagan origin, and their acceptance of Roman Catholicism.
Cebu has one of the most colorful and world-renowned festivals in the Philippines. Cebuanos celebrate different festivals in different towns and cities, some fiestas are of religious rituals and dancing in the streets to the beat of the drums.
Whale sharks (butanding in Filipino or tuki in Cebuano) are common in the Visayas waters. Whale shark adventures await as you visit Oslob, Cebu—just off-shore from a beach in the small fishing village in Tan-awan, Oslob, Southern Cebu. You can expect watching up to 9 whale sharks including mature males, females and some juveniles.