Fiji Time: 10:29 PM on Thursday 24 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Contestants visit sick children

Torika Chandra
Sunday, July 27, 2014

THE Princesses and Princes contestants of the 2014 Vodafone Hibiscus Festival left smiles on patients faces at the CWM Hospital's pediatric ward yesterday marking the start of their community work.

The 20 contestants brought good cheer and happiness to the patients by giving them toys. They also sang songs before they left.

Princess contestant Miss Tuvalu Tuliana Sarah Seveikau said she was happy with their visit at the hospital.

"I just wanted to bring a smile to the children's faces," she said.

Contestant co-ordinator Noe Nasario said the aim of the visit was to impart blessings to the patients.

"We also want the contestants to know that there are other children out there who do not have the same opportunity as them, those who are sick and need their blessing," Mr Nasario said.

"The aim is to share the blessing that we have to the children at the hospital hoping that it will bring a smile on their faces."

Hibiscus Event Group public relations manager Lice Movono-Rova said yesterday's activity was part and parcel of the festival program — an activity that impacted positively on the public.

"At the same time, the activity leaves the contestants with lessons that will help them be positive change agents in their own communities," Mrs Movono-Rova said.








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 0.62650.6075
JPY 55.011552.0115
GBP 0.38830.3803
EUR 0.42250.4105
NZD 0.69740.6644
AUD 0.63460.6096
USD 0.50080.4838

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 22nd, August, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Mother of baby seeks answers after routine clinic visit
  2. Serevi joins team
  3. Principal education officer posts review
  4. Do you know this child?
  5. Labour: Nothing wrong with transferring principals
  6. NFP tells unions to rise
  7. Chief challenges iTaukei to uphold ties
  8. State will assess teachers
  9. Church feeds hungry
  10. Mill breaks down

Top Stories this Week

  1. Wedding inquiry Wednesday (23 Aug)
  2. A farmer becomes King Sunday (20 Aug)
  3. Rape claim Tuesday (22 Aug)
  4. Fatal Nadi accident Sunday (20 Aug)
  5. Thank you Fiji Monday (21 Aug)
  6. New rules for schools Friday (18 Aug)
  7. $50k for dead fisherman's family Wednesday (23 Aug)
  8. Queen of hearts Sunday (20 Aug)
  9. PC121 tragedy: Part 3 - The trauma lives on Sunday (20 Aug)
  10. People just like Vani Tuesday (22 Aug)