Feel the Sinulog beat at Golden Prince Hotel


Among the 15 images displayed at the Golden Prince Hotel are A Sleeping Santo Nino owned by Alvin Agnes and Niño Jesus, Hijo del San Jose owned by Jesam Felicano. (Contributed Photo)


Golden Prince Hotel and Suites takes guests back in time to appreciate the true essence of Sinulog. A good line-up of activities are slated to happen through out the Sinulog week that will not only indulge guests with the sights, tastes and sound of the festive season but will also take them to a traditional celebration of honoring the Señor Santo Niño.


The festivities kicked off with a special event dubbed as: Bato Balani sa Gugma: Pasundayag sa Kapistahan sa Sugbu.


Bato Balani is a song of “Pasalamat”, which is a Cebuano word meaning: thanksgiving. It was highlighted with an exhibit of 15 different images of the Santo Niño.


From left: Santo Niño Salvador del Mundo owned by John Paul Anore; Santo Niño owned by Ellis Manuel Mendez; Santo Niño dela Consolaction owned by James Donell Guinitaras. (Contributed Photo)

Golden Prince Hotel kicks off the annual Feast of Señor Santo Niño with a religious procession in honor of the Holy Child. (Contributed Photo)

Golden Prince Hotel President Benedict Que welcomes guests to the Sinulog festivities. (Contributed Photo)


The 15 images on display at the hotel lobby are owned by 12 collectors: Hijos de Maria, Doxch Tiro, Ruel Manzanares, Kevin Mahusay, Ellis Manuel Mendez, James Donell Guinitaran, John Paul Anore, Jessam Felicano, Mark Steven Go, Alex Cedeno, Alvin Agnes and Alexandre Pierre Pardillo Heyrosa.


On January 18-20, 2019, guests will be treated to cultural and festive activities with the theme: Bulawanong Sinulog. It will feature both local and foreign guests and one can expect welcoming mood with the drumbeats of Abyan Ensemble and dance performances by the 10G Troupers.


For guests who want to try local favorites such as lechon, it will be available during lunch and dinner buffet at, Le’Mon Restaurant. Guests can also fully immerse themselves at Cebu’s First Heritage Home in a Hotel: our brand new Kabilin (Heritage Lounge), for some merienda (afternoon snacks) from 2pm onwards.


A special Sinulog room promo is available for those who won't make it to the Sinulog weekend. “Yay! It’s Sinulog Friday” is an overnight stay only for January 18, 2019 at a Deluxe room with breakfast for two, Painit sa Kabilin (snack buffet) for two, and Brewed Coffee (at Q Cafe) for two.


On Sinulog Sunday, January 20, 2019 before the guests journey into the streets of Cebu, they may spend time at our hotel lobby for some photo opportunities with various Sinulog-themed characters and cosplayers. A Food Street Festival that will offer “Sugba-Sugba” (grilled items) and a “Boodle” (range of food displayed on longish platter for a group of people to enjoy) will give guests a feast like no other as they step out of the hotel.


To make your Sinulog 2019 memorable, celebrate it with the only hotel in Cebu that provides a Unique Cebuano Royalty Experience! For more details, visit www.goldenprincehotel.com or 032) 230-1500 for room reservations; (032) 230-1555 for banquet inquiries; (032) 230-1588 for dining options. (PR)

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