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Talofofo Banana Festival bigger, better

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THIS year’s 4th Annual Banana Festival in Talofofo is expected to be the biggest thus far. The festival starts today from 6 to 10 p.m. at Ipan Beach Park, then continues on through Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For the first time this year, the festival will include cooking demonstrations, a banana eating contest, and a banana recipe competition.

The festival will also include more entertainment, concessions, rides, and activities for kids. Performers for the event include fire dancers, hip hop performers, and cultural dancers.

According to the Talofofo Mayor’s Office, Sunday will be the biggest day, with the banana eating contest to be held at 2 p.m.

People interested in joining the contest can register on the day of the competition at the municipal planning committee booth. Participants will compete for monetary prizes.

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