Century Marks

Sing on: The military government in Fiji banned Methodists from holding their annual conference scheduled for late August, but the Methodists, who make up about one-third of the population, plan to defy the government and hold the conference as well as the hymn-singing contest that usually precedes it. The choral fest normally draws 10,000 singers. It is estimated that 20,000 to 50,000 singers will make their way to Suva, the nation’s capital, this year (ENI).


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