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Duchess View Fijian Exhibits At Royal Academy Of Arts, London

The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle viewed exhibits from Fiji, New Zealand, Tonga and Australia on Tuesday night ahead of the royal tour in October. The opening of the ‘Oceania’
26 Sep 2018 18:00
Duchess View Fijian Exhibits At Royal Academy Of Arts, London
The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle viewed exhibits from Fiji during the launch of the Oceania Art exhibition held at the Royal Academy of Arts in London.

The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle viewed exhibits from Fiji, New Zealand, Tonga and Australia on Tuesday night ahead of the royal tour in October.

The opening of the ‘Oceania’ art exhibition was held at the Royal Academy of Arts in London and featured exhibits from around the Pacific region.

 

Attended by dignitaries and diplomats from various Pacific Island countries, the Duchess was given a tour of the exhibition which celebrates diverse art from the Pacific. There are over 200 pieces showcased at the event which dates back to the last 500 years.

 

The royal visit will begin in Sydney, Australia on October 16, 2018 and will mark the first overseas tour for the royal couple.

Her Royal Highness watched a short performance of Ngāti Rānana, a Māori cultural group, and met Oceania’s curators and artists as well as descendants linked to the works displayed.

The Royal Academy’s Oceania exhibition will open from September 29, 2018 to December 10, 2018.

TOUR DATES for Prince Harry and Meghan:

  • Tuesday 16th October:     Sydney, Australia
  • Wednesday 17th October:    Dubbo, Australia
  • Thursday 18th October:    Melbourne, Australia
  • Friday 19th October:    Sydney, Australia
  • Saturday 20th October:    Sydney, Australia
  • Sunday 21st October:    Sydney, Australia
  • Monday 22nd October:    Fraser Island, Australia
  • Tuesday 23rd October:    Suva, Fiji
  • Wednesday 24th October:    Suva, Fiji
  • Thursday 25th October:    Nadi, Fiji and Nuku’alofa, Tonga
  • Friday 26th October:    Nuku’alofa, Tonga and Sydney, Australia
  • Saturday 27th October:    Sydney, Australia
  • Sunday 28th October:    Wellington, New Zealand
  • Monday 29th October:    Wellington and Abel Tasman, New Zealand
  • Tuesday 30th October:    Auckland, New Zealand
  • Wednesday 31st October:    Rotorua, New Zealand
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