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Meeting Minutes 4

Mike Lu, Balanga City Administrator/Bird festival co-chair Rudy de Mesa and Jon Villasper
Mike Lu, Balanga City Administrator/Bird festival
co-chair Rudy de Mesa and Jon Villasper

August 9, 2009
Amanda’s Resort, Abucay, Bataan
1:00 – 3:00 pm

Judy Rosario Dino
Mike Lu
Joey Soriano
Rudy de Mesa
Arnel Telesforo
Alice Villa-Real
Jon Villasper



Meeting Minutes

1. Balanga City Administrator Rudy de Mesa presented plans and proposed activities for the duration of the bird festival.

2. The group went over proposed layout for the booths in the Capitol oval and selected the design of the booth.

3. Stage design for festival venue was presented and WBCP members proposed a video montage on the center of the stage to prepared by Arnel Telesforo.

4. The need for additional sounds and lights will be decided on the day of ingress and can be sourced from a supplier in Balanga. Direk Judy will provide extra camera and personnel from her company. She also requested 4 production assistants to be sourced from the colleges in Balanga.

5. Genesis Transport has approved the use of 2 buses for transport between Balanga and Manila and within Balanga. Arnel Telesforo has submitted an art design to be used on the bus.

6. City of Balanga will host Bird Conservation Forum at the Silver Room of the Crown Royale Hotel from 2:00pm - 5:00 pm. Aldrin Mallari will be over-all in charge of the program.

7. On October 9, foreign delegates will take a 10-minute boat ride on the Talisay River enroute to the Balanga Nature and Wetland Park where local delegates will welcome their arrival to symbolize the welcoming of visitors.

8. From the wetland park, delegates will proceed to the city plaza with street dancing performers following behind. Upon reaching the plaza, delegates will be driven straight to the Capitol grounds as the street dancers continue their performance from the city plaza to the Capitol grounds.

9. For the duration of the 2-day festival, lunch will be held at the Bulwagan behind the festival venue. Lunch buffet will be ordered through Tony and Anne’s Catering. Selection of meals to be decided by WBCP and email to the catering company asap.

10. WBCP requested for 30 volunteers from the universities to help in assisting the local and foreign exhibitors.

11. The Bataan Artists Society will be tapped to man the face-painting booth. Designs will be provided by WBCP.

12. Changes in the schedule will be posted on the website fromtime to time. Other matters to be posted once approved.