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Fijians celebrate New Year's Day and the festivities can last a week (or even a month!) in some villages.

 

February or March Hindu Holi (Festival of Colours) sees people squirt each other with coloured water.

 

March or April

Ram Naumi (Birth of Lord Rama) is a Hindu festival held in March or April and includes a religious festival and party on the shores of Suva Bay.

 

May

the nation honors Ratu Sir Lala Sukuna with a public holiday. He is considered Fiji's greatest statesman, soldier, high chief and scholar, and the day is celebrated with regional cultural shows and games.

 

July

The Constitution Day holiday and Prophet Mohammed's Birthday holiday fall in July.

 

September

The Sugar Festival is celebrated in September at Lautoka,

 

October

Fiji Day (Independence Day) falls in early October.

 

October or November Hindus celebrate the Diwali Festival (Festival of Lights). They worship Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity, decorate their houses and settle their business affairs.


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