13 Jul 2005

Solomon Islands celebrates national day at world expo in Japan

6:24 am on 13 July 2005

Solomon Islands will become the focus of the 2005 World Expo in Aichi, Japan today as it celebrates its National Day at the expo

The celebrations will include the playing of the National Anthem, raising of the National Flag and speeches including one from Prime Minister, Sir Allan Kemakeza.

The Toelegu Panpipe group from Isabel Province, which is accompanying the Prime Minister and his delegation, will perform at the end of the official speeches.

School children and officials from nearby Agui Town, which is Solomon Islands sister city for the Expo, will help celebrate the National Day.