Sunday, 25 June 2017

My Fijian Culture!

Fijian FlagOn the Fijian flag, the blue field represents the pacific ocean. The shield shows the main exports of Fiji which was bananas , copra and sugar cane. The union jack on the left shows the association with Great Britain. Fiji became an independent nation on October 10th, 1970.
Fijian Fire DanceIn Fiji, every night we do something called a fire dance. This dance is very cool and is very entertaining. People use sticks with fire on the ends of them and do AMAZING tricks with them!!! Here is a video of fire dancing……..
SportsFiji is represented throughout the world via many sports. These include rugby, netball, soccer, athletics, rugby league, surfing and many more. The most famous sport in Fiji is the rugby 7’s. Fiji’s most famous rugby 7’s player is called Waisele Serevi. Fiji is also top of the leader board in this year's 7’s circuit.This is a video about Waisele Serevi scoring a try.  
What do we eat?In Fiji we eat Crabs, Coconuts, Bananas, Fish, Curry and a favourite of mine is the Lovo. Firstly we dig a hole in the ground, about 3 feet deep and 5 feet wide. Then we place firewood  and rocks  in the pit and  light a fire until the rocks  are white hot. This process takes about 2 hours. After the meat , the  taro and vegetables go over the rocks and go in. Then everything is covered with banana leaves and wet sacks. After about 2 to 3 hours everything is cooked. It is then unearthed and served.

By Delilah :) 

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