The introduction week is a great way to embrace Fiji ,where you will get familiar with the culture and people of Fiji. During this week we will explain the do’s and don’ts regarding safety and transport.
Various crafts give Fiji a unique identity that along with traditional etiquette and local architecture tells a story of culture and its evolution over time. You will be invited to join a kava ceremony during your stay. After the formalities, this is a wonderful way to make new friends and learn a little more about the country. Dig a little deeper and see what you can discover! Visit the Fijian markets, attend a weaving class, go on a tour in the sports stadium, learn Fijian language and cooking, and get to know you about your projects.
You will spend your week learning more about the culture and people of Fiji through lessons, cultural immersion and a variety of tours, market visits and cooking classes. This week is an excellent opportunity to understand the country better, as well as getting to know your upcoming project placement.
Throughout the week we will:
Have an introduction session regarding the culture and people of Fiji, including sessions on safety, transport, and do’s and don’ts of the country and trip.
We will take a Suva City and Market Tour, including visiting the Sacred Heart Cathedral church, Suva Port, Suva Cinema, Fish market, Fresh market, Swimming pool, Shopping center, Souvenir shop and the Fiji Immigration Office.
Attend a weaving class where you will learn about traditional Fijian weaving, and get to try your hand at this traditional handicraft.
Visit My Suva Park, Fiji Sports Stadium and a tour of Damodar City Center.
Attend a class where you will learn some of the Fijian language and delicious class in Fijian cooking.
Take a picnic and swim at the waterfall near our favourite picnic spot.
Experience the traditional Fijian welcome ceremony, known as a “Kava Ceremony.”
Visit your project placement sites and get to know the projects you will be working on.