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Loyalty Islands Fair, 14 to 16 September, 2018

Every year, the Loyalty Islands Fair honours local traditions and ancestral wisdom. This is the only festival centered specifically on the Loyalty Islands. For goods ranging from handicrafts to agricultural produce, activities from fishing to the processing of foodstuffs, come and move to the beat of the 27th annual agricultural fair

 

A Province Comes Together

Last year it was Maré, this year it is Ouvéa’s turn to host the Loyalty Islands Fair, in the territory of the Hwadrilla tribe. A veritable showcase for agriculture and handicrafts in Loyalty Islands Province, this is a formidable meeting place, where one can dive into the heart of the Loyalty Island’s riches and traditions. For three days, you can move to the rythm of the « island closest to paradise » in a festival that brings all the Loyalty Islands together in a single venue. Join us to share the know-how, the traditions and the local culture of our islands and islanders.

 Sharing the Honours

As in every Loyalty Islands Fair, each island has a chance to display its own unique character. Maré highlights its yams and other local produce, sandalwood and honey. Ouvéa shows off its copra (coconut fibre), handicrafts and fish. And Lifou pays tribute to its vanilla, honey and organic products. With its food stands, fresh goods stalls and handicrafts, the fair will fill your days with lovely surprises and memorable encounters. Through numerous workshops, live demonstrations and other events, the locals will share the full range of their cultural heritage.

At the fairgrounds you can also take advantage of Point I, where you can sign up for different activities such as excursions out to sea, visits to a cave, organised tours, hiking, etc.

 Package Deal

This year’s special offer for 100 people
The package deal includes:
Return flight ticket
2 nights homestay*, breakfasts included
Return airport transfers to and from the fairground’s site
A welcome buffet is included

Offer Loyalty Islands Fair:

26 504 XFP per adult (12 years and older)
18 056 XFP per child (2 to 11 years old)
2 700 XPF per baby (under 2 years old)
100 places available

Pre-book your holiday!

From the 1st of April to the 11th of August, you can register online to pre-book your Loyalty Islands Fair package.

Selling period: From 29 th of July to 9 th of August

Once your booking is confirmed, you will be notified by email and informed of the dates during which you can pay: in person, with cheque or cash at the offices of GIE Destination îles Loyauté.

 

 

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