Location: Busu Village, Langalanga Lagoon, Malaita
Start Date: 24th August
End Date: 26th August
Shell Money and Artificial Islands Festival is held annually on the village of Busu in the Langa langa lagoon on Malaita Province.
Langa langa lagoon boast as the factory for producing the Solomon Islands Traditional currency, shell money used especially on Malaita, Guadalcanal and Makira provinces. Shell money is still used today in the modern society for settling disputes, bride price and as gifts.
Location: Honiara, Gizo and Munda
Start Date: 1st August
End Date: 9th August
Solomon Islands Coast Watchers saved Guadalcanal and Guadalcanal saved the Pacific. This is the country that won the Pacific Freedom during WWII. Solomon Islanders helped Americans to stop Japan from invading the Pacific and Freedom was won.
75 years on, this year (2017), the country will be celebrating 75th Anniversary of the Pacific War to commemorate those who lost their lives during the battle.
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