Ratu Sukuna timeline at Fiji Museum

The life of Ratu Sukuna at the Fiji Museum

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By Kite Pareti “Fiji is what it is today because of the contributions of Ratu Sir Lala Sukuna,” says Mere Delai, Assistant Head-Teacher of Marist Brothers’ Primary School. Delai who today took 60 of her students to see the Ratu Sukuna display at the Fiji Museum, says many children in Fiji have never heard of […]

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Fiji Museum opens Girmit exhibition

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By Sera Tikotikovatu-Sefeti The Fiji Museum this week opened a newly renovated section that focuses on the Fijian-Indian experience. Fiji Museum Head of Special Projects, Dr. Katrina Iggleston said at the opening yesterday, “This new area of the museum focuses solely on the Girmitya experience, so within the museum itself, we have always had small […]

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Bringing Fiji’s Museum closer to young people

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By Sera Tikotikovatu-Sefeti Fiji’s newly re-opened museum is focusing on bringing young people closer to its collection through a pioneering workshop programme called museums, objects, and culture. The Fiji Museum’s Head of Special Projects, Dr. Katrina Iggleston, says the workshop looks into how youth can be more empowered and engaged in a museum setting, in […]

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Digitising the Fiji Museum

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The Fiji Museum has been awarded a US202,259 grant to complete a full digital documentation of its holdings, making them accessible online to people everywhere. US Chargé d’affaires Tony Greubel said his government’s partnership with the museum “will support the museum in collecting, recording, digitising, preserving, and sharing objects and research materials that tell an […]

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