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Fijians Study, Embrace Indonesian Culture

Fijian students danced in traditional Indonesian attire, all part of a three-month cultural arts programme that came to an end this week. Elijah Dau, Sera Dugucanavanua Akosita Gaunavou and Lepani
13 Jun 2015 12:09
Fijians Study, Embrace  Indonesian Culture

Fijian students danced in traditional Indonesian attire, all part of a three-month cultural arts programme that came to an end this week.

Elijah Dau, Sera Dugucanavanua Akosita Gaunavou and Lepani Delai looked like they enjoyed the cultural programme after their performance.

Chief guest at the performance, the vice-governor of West Java Deddy Mizwar, appreciated the multi-cultural exchanges that happened over the past three months.

“East Java has a lot of rich culture, and so do other provinces. It is rich with its own uniqueness and the diversity. Indonesian language is what also unites the people,” Vice Governor Mizwar said.

The Indonesian cultural and arts scholarship is granted annually under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The cultural programme is the peak where participant showcase their talents and all they have learnt over the three months.

The participants were reminded to build brotherhood, tolerance and synergy within their communities.

A total of 70 young people from 40 countries participated in this programme.

 

 


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