The 2022 Rotaract Christmas in the Park event promises to be fun-filled family entertainment.
annual event which has been going on for over two decades will be held on
Wednesday, December 14 at the National Auditorium from 5pm to 8.30pm.
Rarotonga president Byron Brown said they have an exciting line-up of
entertainments planned for the evening. This will include local artists, the
likes of Jerome Pare, Vaniva Tixier and others, the hit Aka’uka Dance group,
the Filipino community and other young artists. Entertainment will start at
will also be an array of activities for children such as face painting, bouncy
castles, kids’ games, colouring corner and the favourite Santa Claus who will
be available for pictures.
said 21 vendors have booked their spot selling some of the favourite local
cuisines and beverages.
evening will end with the much-anticipated fireworks display.
said they are expecting more than 2000 people at the event.
aim of the Rotaract Christmas in the Park is to get the families especially
kids together to celebrate Christmas. It an annual affair and funds raised from
this event will help finance Rotaract community projects for 2023.”
Rarotonga has supported a number of events including Cook Islands National
Youth Council event, men’s health awareness, Autism Cook Islands, setup and cooking for the annual ANZAC breakfast,
and other projects.
They were also part of the “Rotary Give Every Child A Future” which made
the Pneumococcal Vaccine (PCV) and Rotavirus Vaccine available to children in
the Cook Islands.
Brown said they would also be taking their Christmas decorations to
Mitiaro and Mangaia who requested for support to stage their Christmas in the
have received support from some leading businesses and we’re finalising more
sponsors to help cover the expense of organising an event of this magnitude. We
thank the sponsors, vendors and volunteers especially those who have been with
us for a number of years and also the Ministry of Cultural Development for the
venue and equipment support.”
event will be livestreamed on the Rotaract Rarotonga Facebook page. Last year
it was broadcasted around the region via Pasifika TV and Brown thanked Tai
Blake for his support.
year rain played a bit of a spoiler but we still had a great turnout. We are
inviting people to bring their families along to support the event and the
local artists who will be performing.”
will open at 5pm and entry fee is only $4 for adults and for children under
five, it’s free.