Honouring girmitiya – 140 years on

Students of various schools pose for a photo during the 140th Girmit Celebration at Albert Park yesterday. Picture: RAMA

RE-ENACTMENTS of the day the girmitiyas first arrived in Fiji was a staple of the 140th anniversary Girmit celebrations in Lautoka on Friday night. The event held at the Lautoka Girmit Centre was filled with songs and traditional dances that depicted the journey made by the labourers 140 years ago. While honouring girmitiyas, Assistant Minister […]

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