Local News in Brief
THE cloudy weather yesterday, failed to dampen the spirit of the people to celebrate Iliesa Delana's achievement at the Paralympic Games. The Vodafone Arena came to life as students with special needs enjoyed the entertainment from the Fiji Police Band and the choir from the Conservatorium of Music. The three-hour celebration also saw Savuto Vakadewavosa and Kiti Niumataiwalu singing their favourite numbers that moved the crowds from their seats.
ILIESA Delana and his coach, Fred Fatiaki were presented with a token of appreciation yesterday. Thousands of people witnessed the historical occasion where the President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau presented the token to the duo. The celebration moved the people to tears as they congratulated Delana for his historical achievement.