Fiji Time: 1:28 PM on Saturday 30 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Craft show attracts the best

Salaseini Moceiwai
Saturday, July 26, 2014

ABOUT 100 women took time off their daily activities to be part of a handicraft mini-show at the Soqosoqo Vakamarama Macuata House in Labasa yesterday.

The women of Caumatalevu had the opportunity to display their handicraft items and artwork, some of which were made from freshwater reeds (kuta), voivoi and empty crispies packets.

Organisation head Adi Samanunu Katonivere said the best display would represent Macuata in the upcoming Rural Women's Expo in Suva.

"The expo is scheduled for next month and some of the women here will be attending it," Adi Samanunu said.

"The best display here will be representing Macuata in the expo. This show has not only brought about the talents and skills of these women but also a sense of togetherness.

"It's also a time for the women to come together to socialise and catch up with one another."

Adi Samanunu said it was also important to discuss ways to energise the association.

"Since the passing away of the late soqosoqo (association) head, Adi Senimili Dyer, last year, operations progressed slowly.

"But now, we have decided to re-strengthen it and plan for some major reforms for the purpose of helping the women of Caumatalevu. Major plans are in the pipeline for us."








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 0.61350.5945
JPY 53.471650.4716
GBP 0.33380.3258
EUR 0.43020.4182
NZD 0.70870.6757
CAD 0.61210.5931
JPY 54.771751.7717

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 28th April 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Locked in freezer
  2. PM rejects holiday bid
  3. State will not rebuild churches
  4. Devi thankful
  5. Rakete cries for Koro
  6. 'Develop culture of honesty'
  7. Fijian peacekeepers serving in Sinai safe
  8. Water problem a 'curse'
  9. WAF building closed
  10. 'True democracy' and cost of credit

Top Stories this Week

  1. Horror crash relived Wednesday (27 Apr)
  2. Shoeshine boy makes it big Monday (25 Apr)
  3. Horrific crash kills 1 Monday (25 Apr)
  4. Teacher fears for safety Tuesday (26 Apr)
  5. Overstay Monday (25 Apr)
  6. Father farewells son Wednesday (27 Apr)
  7. Try night fasting, doctor urges Monday (25 Apr)
  8. Horror car crash claims man's life Sunday (24 Apr)
  9. 'Ridiculous change' Tuesday (26 Apr)
  10. 7s eligibility Wednesday (27 Apr)