ROXAS CITY – The City Council here yesterday approved the P2,367,392
Sinadya Sa Halaran 2008 budget in their regular session.
The money will be shared by the city and provincial government.
City Tourism Officer Rodolfo “Bong” Maestro Jr. said the event will
kick off on – 8.
For the five-day celebration, Chief Insp. Leo Batiles will deploy
165 police personnel to maintain peace and order.
Some of the highlights of Sinadya Sa Halaran are Jobs Fair (Halad sa
Tawo), Mass Wedding for more or less 300 couples, Sinadya sa Kalye,
Barangay Night, De Layag Race, competition, Banca Race,
Fireworks, Kapisnon Trade Fair, Sinadya Parade, Fluvial Procession,
Lighting of Plaza, Hugod Capiznon Trade Fair, Daigon Contest, Lutong
Capiznon ( Food Festival).
This year’s fiesta queen is Rita Marie Felisa Ignacio.
By Robert C. Borres – The Daily Guardian (Capiz)