07 July, 2009
Pacific Youth Festival to start this week
The 2nd Pacific Youth Festival will commence this Saturday, 11 July 2009, with a march past of participating countries in Suva for the initial gathering at Albert Park. A number of activities, both formal and informal, have been put together by the Fiji Arts Council. Some of these will be held at Albert Park while others will be held at the National Sporting Complexes, Laucala Bay, Suva. Cultural performances from Fiji will include those from all ethnic groups living in the country including the indigenous Fijians, Indo-Fijians, Rotumans, Chinese, etc. For the closing ceremony, the Fiji Arts Council have put together a schedule of performances by music bands including The Black Rose, True Vibes and contemporary Pacific dance groups like Rako and Vou.