TEN students from Fiji will share the stage with other performers from the South Pacific at the Heilala Festival in Tonga next month.
Students who trained at the Indian Cultural Centre for the couple of years will be representing Fiji in the festival which is dubbed as one of the biggest events in the South Pacific.
Indian Cultural Centre director Dr Kamal Mishra said the Heilala Festival was one of the biggest and students of Fiji would be given an opportunity to showcase their culture and talent at an international level.
"We are proud of our students and performers who will be the future icon for the South Pacific," he said.
He said the event would also be an ideal location to showcase Fiji's richness in terms of multiculturalism.
Fiji's performance in the festival has been sponsored by the Indian Cultural Centre through the support of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, government of India.
The Heilala Festival will be held on Tonga's main island, Tongatapu.
The event is named after Tonga's national flower which also blooms during this time. The festival is famous for its Miss Heilala competition.