PENAMA Day Celebrations

For this year’s PENAMA Day, people from Pentecost, Ambae and Maewo are welcomed to join in the celebration with Chiefs, leaders and invited guests at Independence park.

The program which begins at 8AM (today) is as follows:

1. Opening Prayer

-Welcome toktok

-Flag Raising Ceremony

-PENAMA Kastom Presentation

-Handing-over of gifts

2. Nasaotonga presented to Chief Representative of Efate and Port Vila

3. Kava Ceremony

4. Food and Entertainment

-Music bands (PENAMA Musicians)

-Custom dances

-Sand drawing exhibition

-PENAMA traditional handicraft displays

5. Closing remarks

-Closing prayer

HAPPY PENAMA DAY!

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