Lifestyle

26th November

Designer shifts base

Bondi Beach in Sydney is one of Australia’s most iconic beaches, popular with surfers, holidaymakers and health conscious people who go to enjoy the dramatic scenery. Nadi-based Tracey Farrington brings that vibe alive in the...

Village finds its lost voice for sigidigi

The world has witnessed indigenous music from almost every corner of the globe. Latin America gave us the samba, bossa nova, cha-cha-cha and rhumba and Africa gave the world Afrobeat and township jive among so many others. The Caribbean spellbound us with calypso music and the steel drums and Jamaica unleashed the powerful one-drop sound...

Stage set for music fest

Get ready for some new music Fiji, says Inoke “Knox” Kalounisiga. The frontman of the Knox Brotherhood band made the comment in the buildup to the Woodstock Uprising Music Festival at the Uprising Beach Resort, Pacific Harbour, on Saturday, December 5. “My band is glad for the opportunity to do what we love and to...

24th November

Oceans Gala fashion event a success

Acknowledging the United Nations Decade of Oceans, the Oceans Gala Fiji Fashion Week which took place over the weekend was a success. In her address, FFW’s managing director Ellen Whippy-Knight said the show acknowledged the ocean as a life force for Fiji and other Pacific Island countries. “The ocean is what connects us to the...

20th November

Aisea’s gypsy dreams

Glamour stirred his fashion interest but it’s really the challenge and difficulty of getting a collection from vision to the runway that drives Aisea Konrote. Trading under the Hefrani label, this is a designer whose garments have been on all the major runways of the Fijian fashion industry. While he has shone on other out-of-Suva...

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