Panaad Festival 2018 Product Sales Up By Almost 30%





Product sales during the nine-day 25th Panaad sa Negros Festival held from April 14 to 22 increased by 29.7 % to PHP23.908 million from the previous year’s PHP18.434 million.

Figures released by the provincial government on Sunday night showed the consolidated sales raked in by the local government units (LGUs), Eco-Garden Show, Organic Market, Livestock Dairy Fair, Food Park, and concessionaires and kiosks.

During the first day on April 14, the sales totaled PHP2.188 million; April 15 — PHP2.254 million; April 16 — PHP2.010 million; April 17 — PHP2.597 million; April 18 — PHP2.934 million; April 19 — PHP2.710 million; April 20 — PHP4.305 million; April 21 — PHP3.132 million; and April 22 — P177.3 million.

For the entire festival, the LGU sales amounted to PHP12.292 million; Eco-Garden Show — PHP1.958 million; Organic Market — PHP683,142; Livestock/Dairy Fair — PHP2.915 million; Food Park — PHP1.349 million; and concessionaires and kiosks — PHP4.708 million.

The festival is being held every April for the past 25 years at the Panaad Park and Stadium here in Barangay Mansilingan.

The annual event was participated in by all 19 towns and 13 cities of Negros Occidental, including its capital, Bacolod City.

Panaad sa Negros Festival showcases the distinctive Negrense skills, talents, and creativity in the unique theme pavilions of the participating LGUs.(PNA)









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