Noida: India and Fiji sharing best of the relation possible from last so many years. 30 percent of Fiji population is originally from India. The residents of Fiji are the real lovers of Indian Cinema. It is important to develop and promote our relations with Fiji through art and culture said Sandeep Marwah President ICMEI at a well-attended function at Marwah Studios on the launching of Indo Fiji Film And Cultural Forum at film City Noida.
“We are open for many avenues be it art, culture, cinema, business, education, fashion or any other industry. We would like to invite indian film makers to come and shoot films in Fiji. The government is ready to give huge subsidy to film producer. Fiji is also very attractive for those who are looking for tourism,” said H.E. Azreen Khan Charge De Affairs of High Commission of Fiji in India introducing the opportunities in Fiji.
“We are planning for workshops, seminars, interaction programs, a film festival of Fiji films and exhibition of paintings in the next few months. International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry has also planned to handover the scholarship of AAFT to the deserving students from Fiji,” added Ashok Tyagi Secretary General of ICMEI.
H.E. Azreen Khan honored and handed over a colorful certificate of Chairmanship of Indo Fiji Film And Cultural Forum to Sandeep Marwah. Marwah also presented the certificate of patron ship to the Charge De Affairs as a mark of respect.
We have already dealt with Fiji students and filmmakers earlier. It is a pleasure to present scholarship to Her Excellency as the first good will gesture of Indo Fiji Film And Cultural Forum today
The session was followed by question answers with the media students at Asian School of Media Studies. Her Excellency invited media students to Fiji to be part of their studies and tourism at Fiji.