Performer: Yanu Boyz X Etta Gonerogo
For three electrifying hours, the Yanu Boyz will bring their infectious energy, fusing traditional Fijian sounds with contemporary beats that will have you dancing the night away. Etta Gonerogo, with her soulful voice and captivating stage presence, will take you on a musical journey that transcends genres.
Picture a tropical evening filled with the rhythm of the Pacific, where the air is alive with laughter and the spirit of togetherness. This co-headliner show is not just about the incredible talent on stage but also the sense of community it fosters.
Bring your family, friends, and even your neighbors – because this is an experience meant to be shared. Purchase your tickets now for a night that promises laughter, joy, and the best of Fijian music. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime celebration at the Fiji Fringe Festival 2024!
Video: Yanu Boyz, Grace Vuata – I Daulomani
About The Fringe Festival 2024
The Fiji Fringe Festival, an annual celebration of Fijian arts and culture, has gained popularity since its inception in 2013. Taking place in Suva, the capital city, this multi-day event brings together artists from across Fiji, offering a platform for both emerging and established talents in diverse art forms like theater, dance, music, and visual arts. Renowned for its eclectic mix of performances, the festival occurs in unconventional venues like cafes and art galleries, providing an intimate and immersive experience for performers and audiences alike.
Noteworthy for its unique focus on sustainability, the Fiji Fringe Festival incorporates themes of eco-consciousness into many performances and events. Workshops, panel discussions, and interactive sessions allow artists and attendees to engage with one another, fostering a sense of community and creativity. This cultural extravaganza showcases the vibrant and diverse aspects of Fijian culture, making it a must-attend event for those seeking an enriching and unique experience while visiting Fiji.
Venues: The Fringe Festival
Japan-Pacific ICT Centre – The University of the South Pacific (USP)
The Multipurpose Theater, situated in the Japan Pacific ICT Centre on Laucala Campus in Suva, Fiji, stands as a cutting-edge performance space generously bestowed upon the University and the region by the Government and people of Japan.
This versatile venue is well-suited for medium-scale events and performances, accommodating up to 307 individuals. The stage is framed by theatrical velour curtains, film screens, and state-of-the-art technologies and lighting systems, making it an ideal setting for both solo and group performances. Specifically designed staging allows for events requiring open floor space, and the Multipurpose Theater is equally well-suited for conferences, lectures, and film screenings.
Equipped with in-house media facilities and a comprehensive stage lighting system featuring variable presets, including focused spotlights and sophisticated theatrical lighting options, the theater provides a dynamic environment for various events. A control room is available to users, allowing them to select from a range of lighting choices. The media system is comprehensive, incorporating microphones, laptops, HD video players, high-definition RGB component video inputs, and auxiliary devices such as iPods or other music players.
Festival Organiser: The Festivals Company
DIRECTOR: Sharleen Ali
A former professional dancer, gained national recognition by winning the inaugural Fiji’s Dancing Superstar competition in 2014 with her dance partner. She transitioned into entrepreneurship, establishing her business initially as the event production arm of the successful Exquisite Decorations and Hire. Her clientele included prominent names such as Novotel, Holiday Inn, and Alliance Française de Suva. In 2020, Sharleen undertook the management of operations and logistics for Dance Fest Fiji’s inaugural edition, a nationwide event featuring dance companies, which was broadcasted on FBC. With over a decade of event management experience, Sharleen is dedicated to creating safe spaces and beneficial platforms for all Fijian artists and communicators, reflecting her passion for the Creative Arts. Official Website