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Dravuni villagers hold welcome party for 2 fishermen who swam to their island

Dravuni villagers hold welcome party for 2 fishermen who swam to their island

By Simione Tuvuki
Tuesday 02/02/2021
[Photo Credit: Tamari Naitoga, Dravuni Village, Kadavu]

Dravuni villagers in Kadavu have held a welcome party for their guests, the two men who went missing during a fishing trip last week and swam to their island yesterday.

This iTaukei custom is called vakamamaca, which is to provide a change of clothes to guests.

The two men aged 30 and 28 years were missing at sea for four days.

Dravuni Village Headman, Joji Kovelali says the two men left Suva on Thursday to fish and their boat capsized between Beqa and Kadavu.

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