Saturday 13th July was the celebration of France International Day 🇫🇷and in Vanuatu 🇻🇺 both countries celebrated 39 years of friendship and partnership.
The official celebration was held at the French Residence in Port Vila:
Nice French wine, great champagne , cheese, gorgeous pastries 🥮 and cakes 🧁 were served , but also of course, as we are in the South Pacific- Kava, which was enjoyed by most guests.
The kava sharing ceremony between the French Embassy Chargé d’affaire and Vanuatu Prime Minister The Honorable Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, started the event and celebration in itself.
Kava World kindly sponsored the events and served 2 different kava, a Melomelo from Santo proudly supplied by Voiala Nakamal (fes bucket at Bladiniere-thanks Voiala Vatu , and the other kava – a borogu from Pentecost island by Firelight Nakamal (Pango Road). With no surprise at 10.00 pm, both Tanoas were left empty!