Friday, October 09, 2009

Fiji Independence Anniversary
October 09,2009

Hundreds of school children marched through the capital, Suva this morning, led by the military band, kick-starting celebrations for Fiji Independence Day.

Also in the colourful parade along Victoria Parade, ending at Albert Park, were the Fiji Police Band and the National Youth Band.

Acting President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau is scheduled to address the students at Albert Park.

Simultaneous celebrations for Fiji’s 39th year of independence will also be staged at Lautoka Methodist Primary School and Labasa’s St Mary’s Primary School.

Activities for the day include cultural programs, education displays and expositions, oratories and art shows.

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