This public holiday in Fiji recognises the contributions of the Girmitiyas and their descendants in all walks of life, nationally and internationally.
Several key events will be held:
Saturday, May 13th: From 10am to 1pm, there will be a girmit sports program at Albert Park and from 6pm to 9pm, there will be girmit folk performances.
Sunday, May 14th: A thanksgiving and national reconciliation service, where the members of the public are also invited, will be held from 2pm to 4pm at the Vodafone Arena. Also, a girmit attire show is also planned from 7pm to 9pm.
Monday, May 15th: The girmit parade starts from the Suva Flea market to Albert Park at 8am. The official program will be held from 9am to 1.30pm. A girmit conference will also be held on the 12th and 13th of May at USP.