Fiji Artists interpret country’s multicultural ethos


This May, it will be 140 years since the first shipload of about 500 indentured labourers from India landed in Fiji aboard the sailing ship Leonidas in 1879. In subsequent years, until 1916, more than 60,000 Indians landed in the islands of Fiji in some 87 sailings mainly from Kolkata but also from Chennai and Mumbai.

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Courtesy: Indian Weekender


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