29th Bilibili Race Officially Launches Today

By ASHTOSH SINGH

The official launch of the 29th Bilibili Race will be held at the Sigatoka Westpac Branch from 7pm to 8pm, tonight.

The launching would include the first official logo for the races as well as the commemorative logo for the 100th anniversary of the old Sigatoka Bridge.

The annual bilibili races held at the Sigatoka River on Independence Day 10th?October every year is a friendly competition amongst hotels and tourism service providers. The competition includes a marathon, coconut bowling, waiters relay, board walk, egg throwing, kayak races and the champion bilibili race.

Meanwhile, in its 29th?year of competitions, the bilibili race began in 1984 and was called the ?Charlie Regatta? held then on Prince Charles birthday public holiday.