Fiji Time: 4:48 AM on Wednesday 1 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Endangered bird takes the stage

Atasa Moceituba
Saturday, August 16, 2014

IT'S that time of the year that families and schools look forward to. It's the Tadra Kahani show where students showcase their talents using creative arts in dance and music.

About 200 people turned up to watch and show their support to the participating schools.

First timer Gau Secondary School stirred the crowds after it informed the audience of what Fiji's fifth largest island was well known for and the hidden talents on their island.

With the theme My Culture, My Pride, My Kacau they hope to create awareness on the need to protect the extinction of the Kacau.

Gau Secondary School principal Sanmogam Naidu said the Kacau was a bird that was only found in Gau and nowhere else in the world.

He said the message behind their performance portrayed how the bird was preserved on their island and most importantly to inform the audience more about the bird.

"The people will be able to witness the hidden talents in our island I know we are faraway this is the first time we are coming to this show and we are very excited to show what we have back in Gau.

"We want to showcase this bird to the world and the other communities and inform the people more about Kacau."

Mr Naidu said the students performance also reflected how the endangered species reappeared on their island after 129 years.





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
JPY 59.956256.9562
GBP 0.30770.2997
EUR 0.43100.4190
CNY 3.03032.9303
NZD 0.71420.6812
AUD 0.63390.6089
USD 0.48690.4699

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 25th June 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Education shocker
  2. The discovery of illegal weapons in Fiji
  3. Bainimarama challenges Flying Fijians ahead of Rugby World Cup
  4. Club sold for $14k
  5. 'Fiji Hindi humour'
  6. School leaders 'stuck with ethnicity', minister reveals
  7. Long summer
  8. Singing it the way she wants
  9. Bridge closed
  10. Growth projection

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ryder in jail Monday (29 Jun)
  2. Nude pictures warning Monday (29 Jun)
  3. $3m road scam: 3 jailed, Liwaiono gets suspended sentence Wednesday (24 Jun)
  4. Corruption claims Wednesday (24 Jun)
  5. Jail terms for trio Thursday (25 Jun)
  6. Toxic cassava Monday (29 Jun)
  7. Students robbed Wednesday (24 Jun)
  8. Insufficient funds Wednesday (24 Jun)
  9. Education shocker Tuesday (30 Jun)
  10. Botia sets his target to book a RWC spot Thursday (25 Jun)