Grey reef sharks, nurse sharks, and lemon sharks, tawny nurse, white-tip, black-tip, grey reef, sicklefin lemon, silvertips. also massive bull sharks, and the most feared, tiger sharks can all be spotted in the waters of Fiji.
Meal preparation associated with gender roles- A woman's traditional role is to be a homemaker, a mother, and an obedient wife. Women take care of all of the cooking and meal planning for the family while the men are the primary bread winners.
Traditional Fijian Wedding Dress was made of the bark of a Mulberry Tree.
Fijians obey religious prohibitions against beef (Hindus) or pork (Muslims). As with Fijians, most cooking is done by women.
Relishes include meat, fish and seafood, and leafy vegetables. Canned meat and fish are also very popular. Vegetables often are boiled in coconut milk, another dietary staple. Soup is made of fish or vegetables.
A traditional Fijian meal includes a starch, relishes, and a beverage. The starch component, which is referred to as "real food," is usually taro, yams, sweet potatoes, or manioc but may consist of tree crops such as breadfruit, bananas, and nuts.
Bula Festival Held across several days in mid-July, the Bula Fiji Festival is a fantastic celebration of the island nation’s heritage. Singing and dancing take center stage in the city of Nadi, and a parade is usually the spotlight of the event. At the end of the celebrations, a young woman is crowned Miss Bula for the year.
Firewalking The influence of Indian culture and traditions on Fiji is perhaps nowhere as obvious as the fire walking ceremonies. Within some tribes, the ability to walk on a hot surface is a great honor, and the act is treated with great ceremony.
Kava, a traditional Fijian drink, is made from the roots of the pepper plant, Piper methysticum. It can be found at many different Fijian traditional ceremonies. It is made by mixing the dry powder root with water. Kava si highly valued for its medicinal purposes as well