50 winners were randomly selected on July 31 to receive 2 free admission tickets to the US-Philippines Expo 2012.

Weekend Balita and the US Asian Post have recently concluded a raffle promotion giving away 100 free admission tickets to the US-Philippines Expo 2012.  The raffle draw was held at Balita Media’s office in Glendale, California on July 31, 2012, where 50 winners were randomly selected to receive two free admission tickets each.


  1. Jovencio Calbay from Ontario
  2. Consolacion Maglaya from Van Nuys
  3. Arturo B. Aquino from Covina
  4. Villa Nunga from Walnut
  5. Marcela Fabia from Cerritos
  6. Juan Luna from Panorama City
  7. Junylin Cabel-Tabije from Corona
  8. Antonio Tibay from Alhambra
  9. Vicente Cando from Pomona
  10. Macario Lampa from Glendale
  11. Chiqui Canillas from Panorama City
  12. Perfecto Bunag from Burbank
  13. James Benedicto Cua from Long Beach
  14. Edwin Blanco from Los Angeles
  15. Paquito Ignacio from Orange
  16. Vina Jeslyn Frederick from Burbank
  17. Josie Lacap from San Diego
  18. Anna Lorna Paras from Rowland Heights
  19. Ben Christion Ramirez from Carson
  20. Ramon Roman from Whittier
  21. Corazon Peterson from Cypress
  22. Ofelia Bermas Bonavente from North Hills
  23. Daniel Meza from Azusa
  24. Reynaldo Lazaro from La Habra
  25. Luzviminda Gunto from Ontario
  26. Mort Mitchner from Los Angeles
  27. Carl Manalo from Bellflower
  28. Maria Isabel Delizo Tuparan from Los Angeles
  29. Maria Cayabyab from Beaumont
  30. Oscar Tabije from Corona
  31. Avelina Cabanillia Quijano from Highland
  32. Adi Jepta Kartawanita from Loma Linda
  33. Maria Arena Panaligan from Burbank
  34. Alex Pico from West Covina
  35. Gloria Gaor Naval from La Puente
  36. Bernadette Gutierres Asperas from Van Nuys
  37. Aileen Razon from Covina
  38. Serafin L. Co from Brea
  39. Anna Marie Borcena Belmonte from Escondido
  40. Rolando Quitana from Rosemead
  41. Arnel S. Guevarra from Rancho Cucamonga
  42. Ted Rullan from Upland
  43. Catherine Laxamana from Orange
  44. Mary nina Ganzon from Pomona
  45. Gerald Espiritu from Pomona
  46. Donnabel Driza from Desert Hot Springs
  47. Ricardo Maninantan Gonzaga from Glendora
  48. Joe A. Agabon from Long Beach
  49. Serafin San Juan from Los Angeles
  50. Linda Lee from Los Angeles

Winners will be notified by phone or e-mail.   The free admissions tickets must be claimed at the Will Call ticket booth at the US-Philippines Expo 2012 in Fairplex Pomona on August 4 or 5, 2012.  The Will Call ticket booth will be open from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

The US-Philippines Expo 2012 will be open from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM on both days.

Each free admission ticket is good for one entry to the US-Philippines Expo 2012 on August 4 or 5 at the Fairplex Building 4 in Pomona, California.  This ticket does not include participation in the Grand Raffle Draw.

However, Grand Raffle Draw tickets may be purchased separately.  Regular admission tickets that are qualified to join the Grand Raffle Draw may also be purchased at the Fairplex Pomona Box Office.  The regular admission price is $9.00 for adults and $6.00 for seniors and children.


Bigger and better than ever, the US-Philippines Expo returns to Fairplex Pomona on August 4-5, 2012.

The organizers are giving away a brand new car to a lucky patron through a grand raffle draw, as the highlight of the “International Speed Meet” exhibit which will feature an extensive collection of exotic cars from around the world.  Secondary raffle prizes will include plasma TVs, iPads, iPhones and other valuable prizes.  (Free admission tickets are disqualified from the grand raffle draw)

There will be a 3-mile walk hosted by City of Pomona Mayor Elliott Rothman, eMotion Ethnic Motion Hip Hop Dance Crew Competition, Miss US-Philippines Expo 2012 Beauty Pageant, a salute to US troops, tribute to World War II veterans, World War II memorabilia exhibit, celebrity lounge, kids’ corner, vendors and many more.

This event is first and foremost a trade show for Filipino consumers – a vast gathering of businesses and organizations that cater to and support the Filipino community.  It is a celebration of Filipino food, culture, talent and lifestyle.

For more information, booth reservation, advertising and sponsorship, visit www.usphilexpo.com or call 626-274-4122.