Rabbit Festival and Family Fun Day in Cochrane this Sunday
All roads will lead to the community of Cochrane this Sunday, May 1st, 2011, for the 8th annual rabbit festival and family fun day, organized by the Rabbit Festival Committee in collaboration with Discover Dominica Authority and other local sponsors.
This year, focus will be placed on the family fun day, which the organizers believe will promote a sense of community-tourism in Cochrane.
Member of the committee, Mr. Jeffers Parillon says preparations are well on stream and Dominicans can expect a great festival on Sunday.
Mr Parillon says several sponsors have come on board to support the event. Apart from fun games for both adults and children, another main highlight of the day will be the local cuisine, with rabbit dishes taking the spotlight.
The Fanatik Band powered by Gator Sounds will provide entertainment for the day’s event.
The activities will open with a ceremony at 11:00am at the Cochrane playing field followed by an exhibition and the opening of the food stalls.
Other accompaniments will be music by several local bands and DJs with a special kids corner for children.
Persons will also receive an opportunity to win prizes from various sponsors including SAT Telecommunications ltd, who is one of the major sponsors of the event.