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LOCAL ARTISTS’ WORK TO BE SHOWCASED IN ITALY.

FIJI Arts Council (FAC) Board Chairman Igelese Ete today launched a joint international art exhibition where by 140 local artists will have their artwork transported to an Italian art gallery to be exhibited. FAC in collaboration with the IMAGO MUNDI Foundation of Italy have embarked on this venture where Fijian artists showcase their artwork using a 10 x 12cm canvas ... Read More »

Direct entry certain for Oceania Confederation: FIFA World Cup 2026

A direct entry into the FIFA World Cup for the Oceania Football Confederation is expected in the 2026 edition. FIFA council that met in Zurich this week unanimously backed the idea of expanding the FIFA World Cup from a 32-team competition to a 48 one with teams spilt into 16 groups of three and top two teams from each group ... Read More »

FIRST WORLD CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT 2016 FIJI ISA WORLD SUP AND PADDLEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIP

Denmark’s Casper Steinfath earns third Gold Medal in epic race at Cloudbreak; Australia’s Harriet Brown and Matt Poole, generic New Zealand’s Penelope Armstrong, win Gold Medals in respective divisions Four World Champions were crowned on the third day of competition at the 2016 Fiji ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship, as the Finals of the SUP and Paddleboard Technical Races ... Read More »

Olympians bring golden touch to Fiji International

The Fiji International will have a golden touch this year with Osea Kolinisau and Masivesi Dakuwaqa – Gold Medalists  in the Rio 2016 Olympics, and Vodafone Fiji 7’s player Emosi Mulevoro signing on as Ambassadors for the tournament. The Vodafone Fiji 7’s made history this year winning Fiji’s first Olympic medal. Their gold medal win was celebrated around the world, ... Read More »

USP’s Pasifika Voices headhunted by Hollywood Disney Moana Movie

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Pasifika Voices based at the Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies (OCACPS) have secured the official contract of providing a choir for the soundtrack of the much anticipated Hollywood Disney Animation, physician  Moana. Moana is an upcoming 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, the 56th film in Disney's ... Read More »

PM NAMES MEN, WOMEN 7S TEAM FOR RIO

Women’s side, Coaches Chris Cracknell and Iliesa Tanivula have selected the following players to represent Fiji in Rio: ASENA ROKOMARAMA LAVENIA TINAI LITIA NAIQATO LUISA TISOLO MEREWAI CUMU RAIJIELI DAVEUA REBECCA TAVO RUSILA NAGASAU TIMAIMA RAVISA TIMAIMA TAMOI VINIANA RIWAI JIOWANA SAUTO ANA ROQICA (CAPTAIN) Men’s side: Coach Ben Ryan APISAI DOMOLAILAI JASA VEREMALUA JOSUA TUISOVA KITIONE DAWAI LEONE NAKARAWA ... Read More »

FIJI’S CANDIDATE PREVAILS IN CONTEST FOR UNGA PRESIDENCY

In today’s elections at the United Nations General Assembly, Fiji’s Ambassador Peter Thomson was elected as President of the General Assembly’s 71st Session. Ambassador Thomson’s candidacy was put forward by Fiji and eleven other Pacific Small Island Developing States at the United Nations. He was in a two-way contest with Andreas Mavroyiannis of Cyprus. All 193 Member States of the ... Read More »

STATEMENT FROM THE PRIME MINISTER

The election of Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Peter Thomson, to be President of the UN General Assembly is a great honour for Fiji. It is the first time a representative of one of the Pacific Small Island Developing States has been chosen to lead the United Nations General Assembly and it has given Fiji and the other ... Read More »

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