Fiji Time: 11:38 AM on Tuesday 23 January

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Beauty joins line-up

Shayal Devi
Friday, July 25, 2014

AN 18-year-old student has joined the Ba Riverside Carnival line-up in the hope of experiencing something new.

Salochana Devi said this was her first time in a major event or competition.

"I always held back but this time I made sure that I did not let go of this opportunity to represent Ba," the Ba Sangam College student said.

"I wanted to use this platform to meet new people, experience a different side of Ba and do something I would normally not have done.

"I guess one of the biggest challenges associated with taking part in this competition will be delivering our best to the thousands that will gather in Ba."

The second child of five siblings, Ms Devi said family support would be her biggest strength during the competition.

"I also urge all Ba citizens to come out in numbers to support us for this wonderful initiative," Ms Devi said.

The Ba Riverside Carnival will be held from August 5 to 9.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62690.6079
JPY 56.387753.3877
GBP 0.35850.3505
EUR 0.41030.3983
NZD 0.69350.6605
AUD 0.63090.6059
USD 0.50460.4876

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 23rd, January, 2018

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Talks to carry on
  2. Stolen sheep recovered
  3. School setback
  4. Kepa to apply for SODELPA ticket
  5. Plea for assistance
  6. Region relies on air connectivity, says Khan
  7. Borehole ends water problems for villagers
  8. Military to conduct live firing exercises
  9. Upgrade completed
  10. Boost for schools

Top Stories this Week

  1. Trip turns tragic Thursday (18 Jan)
  2. Mela beats the odds Thursday (18 Jan)
  3. The Iron Lady Monday (22 Jan)
  4. Tube ride to school Thursday (18 Jan)
  5. Nadi man dies in crash Wednesday (17 Jan)
  6. Patient info leaked Friday (19 Jan)
  7. ATS Impasse: Tribunal orders return of all workers in 48 hours Saturday (20 Jan)
  8. Mother, 100, seeks assistance for daughter, 50 Monday (22 Jan)
  9. Rasta's 'star' loves Fijian hospitality Saturday (20 Jan)
  10. Do the right thing and resign: Biman Sunday (21 Jan)