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Fiji Girmit Exhibition

October 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm NZDT

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Fiji Girmit Exhibition

100 Years of reflections. Reconnecting, reclaiming and restoring Girmit history by celebrating and advocating Fijian Indian heritage, identity and diaspora.

3rd to 8th Oct, 12 noon to 8pm at Garden Room, St Peter’s Church, 211 Willis Street, Wellington.

Panel discussions, session on tracing the history (Discover your roots), Films of Fiji, Poetry & Arts, Folk Music Ensemble


Additional information: Girmit day is celebrated on 14th May in memory of Indian ancestors who were the very first settlers in Fiji. The first ship of Indian people had landed Fiji on 14th May 1879 and this day is remembered as GIRMIT Day / GIRMIT Diwas. These Indian settlers were called Girmitiyas. More info on girmit.org


October 4, 2020
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Garden Room, St Peters Church, Wellington
Garden Room, St Peter's Church, 211 Willis Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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