Fijivillage
NEWS SPORTS

Christmas Vakaviti Art Exhibition to celebrate the exceptional art work produced by inmate

Christmas Vakaviti Art Exhibition to celebrate the exceptional art work produced by inmate

By Iva Danford
Monday 02/12/2019

The Fiji Corrections Service has come out with a 'Christmas Vakaviti' Art Exhibition to celebrate the exceptional art work produced by the inmates at the Tagimoucia Gallery. 

The Deputy Commissioner of Corrections, Senior Superintendent Apimeleki Taukei says the Art Exhibition will feature the work of six artists with their art pieces featuring the 'Christmas Vakaviti' theme. 

Taukei says this year will also be the first time ever a Fashion Show will feature clothing designs by female inmates which will be included in the Art Exhibition as part of the Yellow Ribbon Initiative. 

Fiji Corrections Services Art Gallery Volunteer, Jane Ricketts says the art pieces will provide suitable Christmas gifts for family and friends.

Ricketts says the artist are talented and some of their work tell stories of what they faced in life.

She says all artist come from various backgrounds and have different skills and experiences.

She says these art work will be for sale to the public.

The Director of Upskill Fiji, Amanda Harman who is training and helping female inmates in sewing and designs says she is proud of the effort put in by the inmates and the designs that they have come up with.

The Christmas Vakaviti Exhibition will run from the 9th to the 13th of this month at the Tagimoucia Gallery.

 

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
National Budget 2020-2021
Full coverage of 2020-2021 National Budget including budget consultation from different sectors. The National Budget will be announced on July ...
1 day ago

SODELPA spectacle
With SODELPA going through changes and opposition within the party, we give you all the stories that covered these ...
13 days ago

USP Saga
Full coverage of the USP saga including coverage of protests, investigations, reports and ...
13 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
Fiji should continue to focus on growing sectors like Agriculture even after tourism picks up - Chauhan
Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation President, Sandeep Chauhan says the country should continue to focus on growing sectors like Agriculture even a...
2 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
Asco Foundation donates $15,000 to FENC Fiji to assist children impacted by TC Harold and COVID-19
Asco Foundation has donated $15,000 to the Foundation for the Education of Needy Children(FENC Fiji), to assist children impacted by TC Harold and ...
13 seconds ago

FICAC asks court for more time to file information in the case of senior suspended staff of FRCS
FICAC has sought more time to file further information in the case of the suspended Director Intelligence, Compliance and Investigations of the Fiji ...
15 minutes ago

Officers told to be prudent and wise in utilisation of resources
Minister for Defence Inia Seruiratu says the government is committed to equipping and resourcing the Fiji Police Force but he has also urged new ...
1 hour ago

If there is a salary cut for civil servants, municipal councils will be affected – Premila Kumar
Minister for Local Government, Premila Kumar says if there is a salary cut for civil servants, municipal councils will be affected. When asked in ...
2 hours ago

Major US Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam
Billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are among several public figures targeted by hackers on Twitter in an apparent Bitcoin scam. The ...
3 hours ago

TOP