Lumad Basakanon prepares for Sinulog 2009

Back to back Sinulog Free Interpretation Champion group Lumad Basakanon is now on high gears as it prepares to return to the Sinulog 2009 Streetdance competition.

Cebu Sinulog Festival 2009

In a message sent to me a few weeks back, some Lumad Basakanon members confirm the news that they are now starting to formulate their dance routine for Sinulog 2009. Rehearsals are held at the Basak San Nicolas Gym every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8PM.

Lumad Basakanon was declared the Free Interpretation Category Champion of Sinulog Festival for 2007 and 2008.

They were also named as Grand Prize Winner in the Aliwan Fiesta for 2006, 2007, and 2008. Making them Three Million Pesos richer.

Lumad Basakanon, Cebu Sinulog Festival 2009

The pride of Cebu landed as first runner up last June 29 during the revival of the Sangyaw Festival in Tacloban City.

Lumad Basakanon has been known for their simple choreography yet very solid execution. Their trademark choreography and formations has earned them applauses wherever they perform.

This Sinulog 2009, Lumad Basakanon will be aiming for a three-peat championship. A Grandslam win for the dancers of Barangay Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City.

Check the FULL Sinulog 2009 Schedule here

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Comments (7)


  1. aileen says:

    are you coming to cebu for the sinulog?

  2. ariane says:

    most contingents for sinulog start practicing as early as september. It will always be a tight competition for all contingents. Good luck guys! i have heard that many out of town contingents will join SINUOG 2009. so lets go and fight!

  3. Goodluck, Lumad Basakanon!

    See you on the Carousel!

  4. Gen. Pangus says:

    gogogo! DADO CUTE of CADENCE DBC (Lumad Basakanon’s instrumentalist) sana makuha niyo ulit yong best in musicality!!!

  5. Gen. Pangus says:

    hi pala sa idol kung si Gelo at Darwin mga prince charming ng CADENCE DBC!

  6. lumad addict says:

    this year, as from news given by the sinulog foundation, there are 11 confirmed out-of-town contingents. we just hope that cebu city’s pride will still remain in their glorious worshippinf of the sto. ni?o and show everyone that the sto. ni?o favors the pleas that come from the heart.

    go lumad!!


  7. tribe k says:

    waaahhh!!! the tribu kabatok of tacloban city joins for the first time in cebu’s sinulog festival!!

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