18 May, 2007
2007 Hibiscus Festival to be bigger and better
The 2007 Hibiscus Festival will be bigger and better, according to the Festival Committee. The Committee Chairperson, Dhansukhlal Bhika, made the comment when introducing the first contestants for the Festival at the Lower Civic Auditorium in Suva yesterday. So far, 7 contestants have been confirmed for the Hibiscus Queen title with another 20 potential contestants being looked at. The Hibiscus King contest has 9 confirmed contestants with 7 confirmed for the Lady Hibiscus pageant and 10 contestants for the Teen Hibiscus contest. The organisers say that there will be something to be enjoyed by all age groups during the festival. The Festival runs from 17 August to 25 August 2007 at Albert Park, Suva.