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THU 11 OCT, 10AM - 5PM
Join us for Fijian Language Week and enjoy the richness of Fiji's language and culture.
On Thursday 11th October, Auckland Museum will celebrate with music and dance featuring local groups including Kelston Girls High School Fijian Group.
Be sure to book in for the Pacific Collection Access Project (PCAP) Tours as we discover the stories hidden within our Fijian collection. These will run at 10.30am and 11am.
To book contact Miriam Asloupe: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelesitoni Kaiviti are a Fijian cultural group from Kelston Girls College, which is the only all girls state school in West Auckland. With a rich cultural diversity, Kelston Girls' provides students with opportunities to engage with their heritage cultures through events such as Polyfest and Fijian Language Week. The school's motto 'She's Worth It' reflects the value of staying connected to one's culture, as exemplified by these NZ born/raised Fijian young women.
Lauan Breeze Meke Group
Lauan Breeze Meke Group share their passion for their culture through dance and performing. The meke range from vakamalolo to fijian war dances and are performed by this all male group, who have been performing at weddings, birthdays, functions and church events. They use their passion for dance to show their love for God, family and to carry on the culture of dance from their ancestors. Vinaka vaka Levu
10.30am Pacific Collection Access Project tour
11.00am Pacific Collection Access Project tour
11.40am Waiata and opening prayer (Atrium)
12.00pm MC Junior Cagiaceva (Atrium)
12.30pm Kelesitoni Kaiviti
1.00pm Lauan Breeze Meke Group
1.30pm Auckland Museum Waiata Group
1.45pm MC Junior Cagiaceva closing speech
Talatala Aminio Cagiaceva closing prayer