Based on its fundraising efforts and crowd estimates for the Obama inauguration, the presidential committee set its budget at $160–$170 million for the inauguration, including about $45 million for the gala events.
Similarly, how much did Trump’s inauguration cost?
The inaugural committee raised an unprecedented $107 million “from wealthy donors who gave $1 million or more.” This was twice the amount raised by any previous inauguration committee.
Also, who was the first president to have his inauguration broadcast live on the Internet? Fifty-Third Inaugural Ceremonies January 20, 1997 William J. Clinton First Inaugural ceremony broadcast live on the Internet.
Also question is, who sang at Obama’s inauguration?
|Performer(s) / Speaker(s)||Act|
|Barack Obama||Speech: Voices Calling for Change|
|Pete Seeger, Bruce Springsteen, Tao Rodríguez-Seeger, and Inaugural Celebration Chorus||“This Land Is Your Land” by Woody Guthrie|
|Beyoncé and entire ensemble||“America the Beautiful” by Katharine Lee Bates and Samuel A. Ward|
How many inaugural balls are there?
However, the number was reduced to eight for the first inauguration of George W. Bush in 2001 and nine for his second inauguration in 2005. For the most recent inaugural balls held during the 2009 inauguration of Barack Obama, 10 official and 121 unofficial inaugural balls were given.