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15,000 pack carnival

Salaseini Moceiwai
Sunday, June 22, 2014

ABOUT 15,000 people packed the streets of Labasa Town to witness the closing float procession of the Duavata Northern Crime Prevention Carnival yesterday afternoon.

The northern town was a hive of activity and business houses marked an increase in sales as people from all walks of life thronged the shops to be part of the event.

The police marching band also contributed to the excitement as they danced to the beat and demonstrated their hilarious moves to the cheerful and enthusiastic crowd.

Stall owners also joined in as they earned themselves extra income.

Carnival chairman Satish Kumar said the closing day was one that would go down in their history books.

"The crowd is just huge and I am just excited to have organised an event that brought people from all over Vanua Levu with my committee members," he said.

"This week-long carnival has been a wonderful journey not only because of the fun and excitement but especially, the message of crime prevention that people have been fed with for the seven nights.

"It has been a wonderful experience and I am really thankful to the people of Vanua Levu for coming in large numbers to be part of the event."

Mr Kumar also thanked the police and other stakeholders as well as the authorities involved for their tremendous contribution.

Meanwhile, the winner of the float procession was Miss Labasa Shayal Jee, second was Miss Nadogo Laisa Dicere and third place went to Miss Taveuni Vive Korosusu.








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