Close to Vanuatu Independence day, The Kiwanis Charity Race Week is the annual major social event and charity fundraising in Vanuatu.
Tusker is the major sponsor since last 5 years. Alltogether this full event week raises more than a dozen of millions.
A ball and Carbine club lunch preceeds the race day
On the race day, Numerous bamboo made “Mama’s stalls” set up from which food and drink are dispensed.
Horses come from riding clubs and various farms over the island - some raced on previous race days and some arere new to the experience.
Most of Jockeys are local people, several girls included. Judges are from Australia