01 October, 2006
3rd Melanesian Arts & Cultural Festival - Polynesian islanders part of the Solomon Islands delegation
Polynesian Islanders who are living in the Solomon Islands are part of the islands' delegation to the 3rd Melanesian Arts & Cultural Festival which runs in Suva, Fiji, from 2 to 11 October 2006. The islanders have lived in the Solomon Islands for a good number of years. As part of the islands exhibition, women will be demonstrating some old methods of planting and arranging flowers with a main feature being the pan pipers which is a group of young men playing music from miniature bamboo pipes.