Fiji Time: 9:36 AM on Saturday 29 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Singing tourists enjoy holiday with a difference

Salaseini Moceiwai
Saturday, May 10, 2014

FOR a group of Australian and New Zealand tourists, spending their vacation at the Daku Resort in Savusavu is one that will go down in their history books.

Apart from the hospitality and the tranquil environment, the tourists had the opportunity to sing iTaukei gospel hymns and learn more of the local cultures and traditions.

On Thursday afternoon, The Fiji Times met the tourists who were enthusiastically singing an iTaukei hymn.

Choir director Rachel Hore said the tourists were from different backgrounds but all had a common interest in singing.

"We all came from different places in Australia and New Zealand to spend our vacation in Daku and through this singing session, we were able to know one another and formed a group," she said.

"The session has taught us how to sing in the iTaukei language and we really love the new experience. It's a bit challenging for some of the tourists but everyone is really enjoying every minute of it.

"Some of the locals assisted us on how to sing the hymns and for the tourists, this is more than just a vacation."

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65510.6361
JPY 52.191449.1914
GBP 0.40080.3928
EUR 0.44880.4368
NZD 0.69410.6611
AUD 0.64810.6231
USD 0.49140.4744



Exchange Rate updated on 28th October, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. The chosen one
  2. Lawyer says no case to answer
  3. Council disappointed
  4. SODELPA holds talks
  5. Aviation dialogue
  6. Decision on Times case
  7. Rawaca leads the way
  8. PM sends message for brighter Fiji
  9. PM tells students to respect investment
  10. Fire base for town

Top Stories this Week

  1. True to an early love Wednesday (26 Oct)
  2. Qiliho attends trial Wednesday (26 Oct)
  3. Death probe Sunday (23 Oct)
  4. Fiji pearls make history Monday (24 Oct)
  5. Fijian 7s surprise Tuesday (25 Oct)
  6. Love conquers all Sunday (23 Oct)
  7. Prepare for the worst, says Kumar Wednesday (26 Oct)
  8. Ro Teimumu frets over leadership Wednesday (26 Oct)
  9. Food runs low Thursday (27 Oct)
  10. NFP calls for public holiday Wednesday (26 Oct)