Car­ni­val Boosts Port De­na­rau

Fiji Sun - - Business - EDITED BY: KATHRIN KR­ISHNA LITIA TIKOMAILEPANONI

The Courts Port De­na­rau Car­ni­val is gain­ing mo­men­tum as the Hub Hap­pen­ing. Port De­na­rau Cen­tre Man­age­ment Lim­ited Gen­eral Man­ager Aysha Koya said the monthly event has grown big­ger and bet­ter since its es­tab­lish­ment in May. She said, “Ev­ery month the car­ni­val has in­creased and grown in at­ten­dance, there are more peo­ple coming in.” Ms Koya high­lighted that the event had also boosted busi­ness in the De­na­rau re­tail area.

“It has boost restau­rant, re­tail shops and there is more aware­ness from the lo­cal com­mu­nity. “Also busi­ness houses like Courts and many more are giv­ing out dis­counts that is af­ford­able for the com­mu­nity at large,” Koya said. Courts Sales and Mar­ket­ing Of­fi­cer Bim­lesh Prasad said, “Port De­na­rau Car­ni­val was birthed with the ini­tia­tive to bring peo­ple from all walks of life to­gether; at one place to wind down and en­joy the friend­li­ness.

“The idea wasn’t con­fined to the res­i­dents of De­na­rau area only but to en­gage the ex­tended lo­cal com­mu­ni­ties and folks from other dis­tricts to come to­gether to en­joy some fun time,” he said.

Tasty food and savouries are avi­l­able along with Candy floss, pop corns, bouncy cas­tles and Fer­ris wheel rides.

The day con­sists of var­i­ous artist per­form­ing dances – clas­si­cal and con­tem­po­rary, and from Zumba to HipHop. Cul­tural en­ter­tain­ers to woo you with fire dance and in­stru­men­tals and fash­ion show. The next Courts Port De­na­rau Car­ni­val is on Novem­ber 19 and De­cem­ber 17.

Courts Port De­na­rau Car­ni­val with a dance group en­ter­tain­ing the crowd.. Photo: SHANIEL NARAYAN.

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