25th Annual Micronesian Island Fair Kicks off FRIDAY

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Guam -The 25th annual Micronesian Fair kicks off this Friday at Ypao Park in Tumon.

The Fair is the annual signature cultural event of the Guam Visitors Bureau, showcasing the vibrant cultures of Micronesia.

This year’s theme, celebrates “25 Years of Unity Through Culture.” The Fair commemorates and reinforces the solidarity we have shared through our arts and traditions for a quarter century.

For the past quarter century, delegations from the Federated States of Micronesia, Rota, Saipan and Tinian and the republics of Kiribati, Nauru, the Marshall Islands and Palau, have gathered on Guam to commemorate the region’s largest cultural event.

Meet Micronesia’s master carvers, blacksmiths, traditional fishing experts, jewelers, wavers, dancers, musicians and chefs and see first hand customs that have been in place and perpetuated for millennium.