Every third Sunday of January, Cebu momentarily becomes a one big party place where local and foreign tourists revel to the beat of resounding drums and dance to the pulsating rhythm of trumpets and native gongs.
Aside from the grand street parade participated by dance contingents from Cebu and other neighbouring provinces, the celebration of Sinulog has become synonymous to epic dance parties and music festivals. In the recent years, Cebu’s burgeoning party scene during the Sinulog festivity has become a favourite attraction of foreign tourists and locals as well.
Pretty exciting, right?! Here’s a list of the epic party events happening during #Sinulog2016 arranged according to event dates. Get your planners and take your pick!
JANUARY 15, 2016 (Friday)
LifeDance, the country’s first ever outdoor Electronic Dance Music (EDM) party kicked off its premiere event in Cebu on May 26, 2012. It drew an enormous number people to the Boardwalk Complex making it a success and since then, Life Dance has garnered a huge following over the years.
Inspired by renowned dance parties around the world such as Tomorrowland, Zoukout, Sensation, Creamfields and Coachella, Life Dance will bring you an epic Sinology party you won’t forget with its line-up of local and international DJs: New World Sound, Tom Swoon, Felguk and DJ Snake, Ace Ramos, Ron Poe, Clyde Harris, Gio, Carlo Lasiste and many more!
LifeDance Sinulog 2016 will kick off at the San Pedro Calungsod Shrine area, near SM Seaside City, on 15th January 2016 (Friday).
Proudly brought by JRJ Concept Management, Eluminous, Cebu’s grandest electro and foam party is sure to give your Sinulog weekend a bang. Enjoy 12 hours of revelry, electro music, foam, cosplay, and loads of unforgettable merry-making with their line-up of DJs: Jenil, Jade Rasif Kraiz, Jac Oskar Wilkins, RG Milan, DJM, Angie Aguilar, Jack Stone
Eluminous Electro and Foam Festival 2016 will be held at Phase 3, Cebu Business Park (at the back of Ayala) on 15th January 2015 (Friday). Gates open at 4PM.
For tickets, you can contact Jesse at 0906.6111116 or Eloise at 0925.3024384. You can also check out their FB page (www.facebook.com/ELuminousOfficial) for updates
JANUARY 16, 2016 (Saturday)
A new addition to the Sinology party scene, Plus63 Music Festival will bring in the best of the international music scene together with the country’s most-celebrated acts. Powerspoonz, Fastpitch, Sirens, The Zombettes
Steve Angello, one of the members of the Swedish House Mafia, will be playing along with local talents: Marc Marasigan, The Zombettes, Powerspoonz, Kirby Yu, Shuffled, Gio V, Tofi Jamiro, Renzo Sennining, John Granada, Marlon Orellano, Victor Jao, Joachim Giacobbe, and Sean Tuico.
Get ready as Plus63 Music Festival raises the bar of Sinulog parties even higher!
To score tickets, check out their official website (www.plus63festival.com) or like their FB page (www.facebook.com/plus63festival) and follow them on Instagram (@plus63festival)
Kick off your Sinulog 2016 weekend with a bigger, wilder and bolder ETC Paintensity. Experience a colourful night and enjoy the beat of party music by top DJs like Knoxville, Ace Ramos & MC Pao, Martin Pulgar, Funk Avy, and a lot more artists.
ETC Paintensity will happen on 16th January 2015 at Cebu Business Park, Pesacadores Road.
For more details and updates, check out ETC on www.facebook.com/etctv and follow them on Twitter and Instagram via @etc_channel
Experience an electrifying Sinulog with one of the biggest and most exciting annual party series. The World Wide Womb, together with Partyphile and LIV Superclub bring you Elektro mundo 2016. Ready your groove for a massive dance party to the beat of Will Sparks, along with Modium, Deuce, Divine Smith, MC Aoh, Mars Miranda and X Factor.
Elektro Mundo will be held at LIV Super CLub, City Times Square in Mandaue City on 16th January 2016 (Saturday)
For updates about the event, follow their @worldwidewomb in Instagram and FB.
JANUARY 17, 2016 (Sunday)
Get ready to move all day and all night to hiphop, trap, trance, electro, progressive house and more dance music with local and international artists! This year’s Invasion Cebu line up include Oliver Rosa and Raynor Bruges + Murda from the Netherlands, plus Mix Damnp, Martin Pulgar, and Inno Naguit representing the Philippines. There will also be sets to be played by Gio V, Kat DJ, Hans & Mael, Katsy Lee, Chad Fajardo, Jet Boado, MC Paolo, David Wilde x ZeeJacob of Ersh fame, and GMTFX.
Invasion Tour, produced by Spectrum, is one of the most awaited electronic music festival by party-philes!
Invasion Cebu is happening on 17th January 2016 (Sunday) at Fooda in Mango Avenue, Cebu City. General Admission tickets are sold at P700.00 and VIP tables at P10,000.00 and P30,000.00.
Presented by JCI Cebu Inc. and Globe Telecom; and organised by Hyper Cebu, Hyper Wonderland, will surely leave a mark on your Sinulog party weekend with its jungle-theme and neon lights Sinulog party atmosphere.
Hyper Wonderland will happen on 17th January 2016 from 2pm onwards at Vibo Place along N. Escario Street in Capitol Site, Cebu City.
For event updates, like their Facebook page: HYPER CEBU (www.facebook.com/hypercebu) and follow them in Instagram (@hypercebu)
Pit Senyor! Enjoy Sinulog 2016!
P.S. Party responsibly 😉