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Fiji Day Begins Today

Government has encouraged Fijians across the country to celebrate Fiji Day this year with their friends and families. As the nation prepares to host its 44th independence anniversary, the Government
09 Oct 2014 00:10
Fiji Day Begins Today
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Government has encouraged Fijians across the country to celebrate Fiji Day this year with their friends and families.

As the nation prepares to host its 44th independence anniversary, the Government is encouraging every Fijian to reflect on the importance of this day.

This includes Fijians living overseas.

Celebrations begin today at Subrail Park, Labasa with a march through the town with formalities culminating at the park with the Chief Guest, Minister for Agriculture, Inia Seruiratu delivering the keynote address.

The Lautoka celebrations at Churchill Park will also be today with the Assistant Minister for Agriculture, Joeli Cawaki as chief guest. The old capital, Levuka will also celebrates at the Nasau Park with the re-enactment of the ceding of Fiji, the participation of schools, and the keynote address by the Minister for Youth and Sports, Laisenia Tuitubou.

The theme for this year’s Fiji Day celebrations is “Celebrating Fiji’s New Dawn”.

In Suva, celebrations will be tomorrow and will feature the march past parade at Albert Park.

The President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau will officiate as chief guest and will also inspect the parade by Fiji’s armed forces.

The main programme in Suva will feature a Fiji Day Parade and a 21 gun salute.

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