Archive for August, 2011

Group mulls ways to get more funds

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

WITH losses in the holding of the Sinulog last January, organizers are looking for ways to generate funds and come up with attractive packages for festival sponsors as they start to prepare for Sinulog 2012.

Sinulog ticket prices may also have to increase, Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) Executive Director Ricky Ballesteros said.

The audit of the Sinulog 2011 expenses, which was completed just last week, showed that organizers spent more than what they earned from ticket sales, booth rentals and sponsorships. (Read more)

Sinulog Foundation to give P1M as grand prize for 2012

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

BIGGER prizes await the winners of next year’s Sinulog celebration.

Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) executive director Ricky Ballesteros yesterday said they have doubled the prize for the grand winners during the Sinulog’s grand parade.

Based on their budget for Sinulog 2012, Balles-teros said they have increased from P500,000 this year to P1 million next year the prizes for the grand winners.  (Read more)