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Fiji to send over 100 artists to Melanesian culture festival

Fiji to send over 100 artists to Melanesian culture festival

By Filipe Naikaso
Wednesday 25/06/2014

Fiji will be sending a 100 member contingent of artists, performers and musicians for the 5th Melanesian Festival of Arts and Culture in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea this week.

Government’s Director within the Department of Culture and Heritage, Peni Cavuilagi saide “the National Organising Committee based at the Fiji Arts Council had mobilised a strong contingent that included officials to represent Fiji at the festival”.

Countries that have confirmed participation for the festival include PNG as host country, Fiji, Solomon Islands, West Papua, Timor Leste, New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Torres Strait.

The 2-week festival begins this Saturday and ends on the 11th of next month.

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