Monday, June 10, 2013

Androsians Gear Up For Crab Take Over


By JEFFARAH GIBSON
Tribune Features Writerfesti
jgibson@tribunemedia.net

HUNDREDS of crabs will be released from their habitat to mark the opening of the annual All Andros Crab Fest next week.

The festivities take place at the Queens Park in Central Andros on June 14 and 15. The event celebrates the Crab-catching ways of Andros Island, which is referred to as “The Land of Crabs.”

Yearly hundreds of Bahamians from various islands flock to Andros to engage in the myriad of events including the crab clipping contest, crab preparation demonstrations, the crab culinary contest, the crab dance contest, the crab song contest, and the crab race contest. Additionally there will be entertainment from Bahamian musicians such as Ira Storr & the Spank Band, KB and others.

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