Today Her Majesty The Queen visits The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich to see a very special Fiji exhibition.
Today The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich was delighted to welcome Her Majesty The Queen to the building at the University of East Anglia campus, to visit their landmark Fiji: Art & Life in the Pacific exhibition.
The Queen was greeted by Vice-Chancellor Prof David Richardson and the Fijian High Commissioner, before being given a tour of the exhibition.
The director of The Sainsbury Centre Prof Paul Greenhalgh had previously said: “It is a huge privilege to welcome The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. I am sure they will enjoy this extraordinary show.”
During the visit The Queen meet the exhibition’s curators Prof Steven Hooper, Dr Karen Jacobs and Ms Katrina Talei Igglesden, Sainsbury Centre staff, representatives of UEA Student’s Union, and Fijian students currently enrolled at the University.
The exhibition includes a newly commissioned traditional Fijian sailing canoe, which featured in The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration at Windsor in May 2016.
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