Sleeping Santo Nino owned by Alvin Agnes
Golden Prince Hotel and Suites takes guests back in time to appreciate the true essence of Sinulog. A good line-up of activities is slated to happen throughout the Sinulog week that will not only indulge guests in the sights, tastes, and sound of the festive season but will also take them to a traditional celebration of honoring the Santo Niño.
15 images were on display at the hotel lobby owned by 12 collectors from Hijos de Maria
(L-R) Santo Nino Salvador del Mundo owned by John Paul Anore; Santo Nino owned by Ellis Manuel Mendez; Santo Nino dela Consolaction owned by James Donell Guinitaras
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 different images of the Santo Niño. About 15 images were on display at the hotel lobby owned by 12 collectors from 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.
Our good media friends from Lifestyle shown here with the Executives of Golden Prince Hotel and Heriage Ambassador Louella Alix
The first ever Sinulog Procession initiated by Golden Prince Hotel to remind everyone of the true essence of Sinulog
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 a 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 available during lunch and dinner buffets 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 also 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.
A variety of Cebuano dishes being featured in Golden Prince’s Sinulog Boodle.

 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 a 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.

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  1. Amazing post... So beautiful pictures! Have a beautiful week.

  2. Great post dear. I love the pictures. Kisses!

  3. It's very interesting knowing different habits in the world. I didn't know about this celebration, thank you so much dear!

  4. Woahhh! I love that plate of fruits.
    Have a fab day! <3 Radi


  5. Hola Tin! First of all that plate of fruits really caught my eyes haha!

    By the way I didn't know a lot about this tradition/celebration, but we have something similar in Mexico on February 2, when you should wear Baby Jesus with a fancy suit and you take it to the church, then you end up eating tamales at a house.

    Best dear,

  6. The Sinilog Must be a very nice celebration, wow! I love everything about it.
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  7. I once visited Cebu but I never experience Sinulog, maybe nextime. Your blog is well written. best hotel in sukhumvit