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Experience the SUN, Experience Cirque du Soleil




Win Free Tickets for 2!

Unified by one shining symbol, two global icons come together to invite you to a brilliant experience. Sun Life Financial is a proud sponsor of Varekai™ by Cirque du Soleil® which opens on June 22 under the Blue-and-Yellow Grand Chapiteau at the Luneta, across the Quirino Grandstand.


Cirque du Soleil


Pronounced as ver·ay·’kie meaning “wherever” in the Romany language of the gypsies, Varekai brings you into a captivating forest inhabited by whimsical and enchanted creatures.

In celebration of its 116th year in the country, Sun Life is giving away 116 tickets to lucky winners thru the “Experience the Sun, Experience Cirque du Soleil” promo. Interested parties must log-in to and answer a simple question about Sun Life. Moreover, participants may upload a video sharing any experience they have with the Company for a chance to win a free trip to New York City, USA.

The online promo can only be accessed from sunrise to sunset (from 6am to 6pm), Mondays through Fridays, from May 23 to June 17, 2011.

“We’re thrilled to be a sponsor of Cirque du Soleil and align their awe-inspiring tour de force performances with Sun Life’s brand,” says Sun Life Philippines President and CEO Riza Mantaring. “Both of us share the sun as our core symbol and we both trace our roots back to Canada. We look forward to showcasing how bright life is under our sun and sponsoring Varekai is a preview of that.”

“We’re very excited to have Sun Life Philippines on board as an official sponsor”, says Ross Meltzer, Corporate Alliances Director at Cirque du Soleil. “The sponsorship is a great match for both of us, as Cirque du Soleil seeks partnerships with companies who share the same attributes, such as excellence, performance and engagement.”


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About Sun Life Financial

Sun Life Financial – Philippines introduced life insurance in the Philippines in 1895 and is a member of the Sun Life Financial group of companies, a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of wealth accumulation and protection products and services to individuals and corporate customers. Tracing its roots back to 1865, Sun Life Financial and its partners today have operations in key markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China and Bermuda. As of December 31, 2010, the Sun Life Financial group of companies had total assets under management of Can$464 billion. Sun Life Financial, Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF. For more information, please visit


About Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil celebrates its 28th anniversary in 2011.From the 20 or so performers the company featured when it all began in 1984, Quebec-based Cirque du Soleil has become a leading provider of quality entertainment with 4,000 employees, including 1,000 artists from some 40 countries Cirque du Soleil has thrilled close to 90 million spectators in more than 200 cities on five continents. The success of Cirque du Soleil has been recognized with a number of awards, notably the Emmy, Drama Desk, Bambi, ACE, Gémeaux and Félix, as well as the coveted Rose d’or de Montreux. For more information, visit



Published: 2011-06-06 14:32:56

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