Ng taong 1390, si Rajah Baginda ay dumating sa Bansa at pinagpatuloy ang pagpapalaganap ng Islam na sinimulan ni Sharif Makhdum.
Si Abu Bakr ay dumating sa Jolo noong 1450 at pagkatapos ay pinakasalan niya ang dalagang anak ni Rajah Baginda na si Putri (Princess) Paramisuli.
And so in our country the conquistadors’ experience was an entirely different story.
From Lapulapu’s time and down through the centuries, resistance and revolts plagued Spain’s colonization of our country.
Ang Kastila at Arabe ay itinataguyod sa isang pangunahing at kusang batayan.
Five hundred years ago through the valor of just one man, Spain was forced to postpone for about 45 years the plan to colonize our country.
Thus, there once were two more generations of our forefathers who lived free from the yoke of Spain, thanks to this warrior. He was one of the two chiefs of Mactan Island in the Visayas.
Recently, the festival has been promoted as a tourist attraction, with a contest featuring contingents from various parts of the country.
The Sinulog Contest is usually held in the Cebu City Sports Complex.