2024 Sinulog Festival Events in Every State of Australia

2024 Sinulog Festival Events in Every State of Australia
2024 Sinulog Festival Events in Every State of Australia

The Vibrant Sinulog Festival: A Celebration of Faith and Culture

The vibrant and colourful Sinulog Festival, derived from the Cebuano word ‘sulog’ meaning ‘like water current movement,’ has become a significant event for Filipino Catholics in Australia. This grand celebration of faith and culture has found its way to various parts of the country, captivating millions of devotees and spectators in the Philippines.
The Sinulog Festival, celebrated every third Sunday of January, is a mesmerizing ritual prayer dance that symbolizes the flow of grace and devotion. It captures the essence of the festival, where devotees come together to express their faith and pay homage to Sto Niño.
Across Australia, Filipinos unite to commemorate this cherished tradition. Here’s a list of Sinulog events happening in every state and territory:

Australia Capital Territory

  • Feast of Señor Sto. Niño – 21 January Sunday
    St. Francis Xavier Church, Victoria Street, Hall ACT
    Starts at 2 pm with mass and Sinulog dance procession
  • Santo Niño Mass Celebration – 28 January Sunday
    St Christopher Cathedral, Manuka
    Mass starts at 11 am

New South Wales

  • Fiesta Sinulog 2024 – 21 January Sunday
    Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 136 Hyatt Road, Plumpton NSW
    Concelebrated mass at 2:30 pm
  • Sinulog in St. John The Evangelist – 21 January Sunday
    St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church, 35 Cordeuax Street, Campbelltown NSW
    Mass starts at 12 noon, followed by lunch and entertainment in the church hall
  • Sinulog in Central Coast – 21 January Sunday
    St. Peter’s Catholic College, 84 Gavenlock Rd Tuggerah NSW
    Mass starts at 11 am, followed by the procession and lunch.

Northern Territory

  • Ms. Sinulog 2024 & Sinulog Street Dancing Competition – 20 January Saturday
    Holy Family Parish, Karama
    The parade starts at 3 pm, followed by Holy Mass and Celebration at Sitzler Netball Centre & CDU Stadium (235 Abala Road, Marrara NT)
  • Sinulog Festival – 21 January Sunday
    St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Humpty Doo
    Starts at 9am


  • Sinulog 2024 – 21 January Sunday
    St. Mark’s Catholic Church
    92 Lilac Street, Inala QLD
    Starts at 11:30 am

South Australia

  • Sinulog 2024 – 14 January Sunday
    Master Christi Parish Church, 413 Grange Road, Seaton, SA
    Mass starts at 12 noon, followed by the Sinulog procession


  • Sinulog Festival in Deer Park – 14 January Sunday
    St. Peter Chanel Parish, 848 Ballarat Rd, Deer Park, VIC
    Procession and Sinulog Street Dance starts at 11:15 am, followed by Holy Mass and fellowship
  • Sinulog Fiesta Celebration in Geelong – 20 January Saturday
    St Francis Xavier, 143 Bacchus Marsh Rd, Corio
    The procession starts at 10:30 am, followed by Holy Mass at 11 am
  • Sinulog Festival in Frankston – Sunday, 21 January
    Holy Family Church, 36 Moreton St., Frankston North
    Starts at 10:30 am
  • Sinulog Festival in Clayton – 21 January Sunday
    St. Andrew’s Church – 76 Springs Road, Clayton South, VIC
    Mass starts at 1 pm, followed by a celebration at Namatjira Park (across the road)
  • Sinulog Festival in Crabourne – 21 January Sunday
    St. Agatha’s Catholic Parish Cranbourne – 129 Sladen Street, Cranbourne VIC
    Starts at 12:30 noon
  • Sinulog in Berwick – Sunday, 21 January
    St Michael’s Church, 121 High St., Berwick
    Starts at 3:00 pm
  • Sinulog in Hoppers Crossing – Sunday, January 28
    St Peter the Apostle Mission Parish – 38 Guinane Ave, Hoppers Crossing
    Starts at 12.00 noon
  • Sinulog in St. Albans North – Sunday, January 28
    Holy Eucharist Church, 1A Oleander Drive, St Albans North VIC
    Starts at 3:00 pm
  • Sinulog in Ringwood – Sunday, January 28
    Our Lady’s Church, 14 Bedford St., Ringwood VIC
    Starts at 4:00 pm
  • Sinulog in Bendigo – Sunday, January 28
    St Kilian’s Church, 161 McCrae Street, Bendigo VIC
    Starts at 10:00 am
  • Sinulog in St. James – 04 February Sunday
    St. James The Apostle Catholic Church, 336 Derrimut Rd, Hoppers Crossing VIC
    Mass starts at 10:30 am

Western Australia

  • The Feast of Sto. Niño – 28 January Sunday
    St. Mary’s Cathedral, Perth
    Mass starts at 2 pm

About the Author: Celebrating Filipino Culture and Faith

“As an advocate for cultural diversity and a proud Filipino, I am thrilled to witness the vibrant Sinulog Festival spreading its joy and devotion across Australia. This article aims to inform and engage fun-loving individuals over the age of 21, inviting them to join in the festivities and experience the rich traditions of the Sinulog Festival.”

In Conclusion: Embrace the Spirit of Sinulog Festival

Whether you are a Filipino Catholic or simply someone who appreciates diverse cultures, the Sinulog Festival is a remarkable celebration that should not be missed. Join us in commemorating this grand event and immerse yourself in the captivating dance, music, and devotion that define the essence of Sinulog. Let the flow of grace and joy fill your heart as you experience the vibrant spirit of this cherished tradition.”

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