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What Is Fiji Day?

It’s Fiji’s national independence day. October 10, 2015 marks the 45th anniversary of Fiji re-establishing independence from the British Colonial Rule of the United Kingdom in 1970. The date is also significant for the fact that the nation of Fiji was first ceded to the UK by Fijian King Seru Epenisa Cakobau (source: wikipedia) in 1874. Fiji […]

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Fijian Phrases & Words Every Visitor Should Know

Across the South Pacific nation of 300+ islands, the small population of just under 850,000 is comprised of indigenous Fijians, Indians, Chinese, Europeans and South Pacific Islanders. As such, many locals speak varying dialects of Fijian and Hindustani is spoken as well. However, due to the tourism industry in Fiji, English is the official language of the […]