31 Mar 2008

Delegates from SPC to check preparations for Festival of Pacific Arts in American Samoa

11:53 am on 31 March 2008

Delegates from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community or SPC will be assessing American Samoa's readiness this week to host the 10th Festival of Pacific Arts.

The gathering will be attended by heads of delegations from SPC countries participating in the festival due to begin in July.

The organizing committee co-chair, Leala Pili, said the delegates will review all festival events including accommodations, the food voucher programme and venues.

She said this is an important test for American Samoa as the members want to know the status of the territory's preparations.

She added that the 10th Festival of Pacific Arts Organizing Committee is confident that American Samoa is ready to host this regional event.