Fiji Time: 2:13 AM on Tuesday 31 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Band visit a sign of good relationships

Dawn Gibson
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

ONE of China's largest and most popular heavy metal bands is in the country and has already managed to cause a hype of excitement in Suva.

The group, Tang Dynasty, performed last night for the first time at the Civic Auditorium before a large crowd of Chinese, Fijians and Fijians of Indian descent who all turned up to witness the four-member boy band prove why they are so famous in China.

The group have played all over China, Egypt, Germany, Japan, Malaysia and a number of other countries — now including Fiji, where they are playing for the first time.

"The Tang Dynasty is one of China's most influential bands," remarked Chinese Ambassador Huang Yang, who officially opened last night's event.

Mr Yang said the visiting band was a sign of good relations between Fiji and China, and a way for Fijian people to appreciate Chinese culture a little bit more.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Champions
  2. Road accidents claim five lives over the weekend
  3. Fiji avenges last loss
  4. Memories of the little man in the HK 7s
  5. Man finds body
  6. Nacuqu helps team to retain Tens title
  7. Steele in high demand
  8. Children wow parents
  9. Tsunami alert after magnitude 7.7 quake strikes off PNG
  10. Sunday with style

Top Stories this Week

  1. Rape on duty Wednesday (25 Mar)
  2. INQUIRY: Baby given wrong injection Friday (27 Mar)
  3. HK 7s risk Thursday (26 Mar)
  4. Kepa clarifies position Tuesday (24 Mar)
  5. Champions Monday (30 Mar)
  6. Fiji 7s inspires college in win Wednesday (25 Mar)
  7. Strong start Friday (27 Mar)
  8. Key to new home Thursday (26 Mar)
  9. 'Ruthless' Sunday (29 Mar)
  10. $8k fortnightly income Thursday (26 Mar)