Custom Chiefs Day
In Vanuatu’s calendar, Chiefs Day is celebrated annually every 5th of March. Ni-vans observes the holiday to recognize the power on chieftains or locally known as ‘Jifs’ on matters concerning politics, economy, judiciary, among others.
Opening of Chiefs day at the Chiefs Nakamal, Saralana Park. Below are some images of the new nakamal. Click the all images for the full size.
Traditional costumes from all the islands of Vanuatu. Performing and showing off their beautiful “grass shirts”. It is a great day to see customs and high ranked chiefs from the island of Tanna, Futuna, Pentecost and all the islands of Vanuatu.
Some shots of the day below. 06 May 2016, Chiefs Day.
HAPPY CUSTOM CHIEFS DAY!!
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