Confédération Internationale des Accordéonistes (CIA)
member of the International Music Council - (IMC-UNESCO)
2007 CIA Winter Congress - Nagigia Island, FIJI
New Zealand Accordion Association (NZAA)
Sponsors: Accordions Worldwide, Nagigia Island Resort and Harley Jones
Friday , January 26, 2007

Thank you to Mr. Li Cong (China) for providing most of the photographs for the CIA Event.
Additional photographs provided by Harley Jones and Kevin Friedrich.
Mr. Li Cong pictured in front of the King Kong Mountain on Kandavu, FIJI.

117th General Assembly of Delegates
CIA Delegates Appologies
Kevin FRIEDRICH (President) Herbert SCHEIBENREIF (Vice President)
Raymond BODELL (Vice President) Tibor RACZ (Vice President)
Kimmo MATTILA (Secretary General) Faithe DEFFNER (2007 Coupe Mondiale Organizer)
Harley JONES (Public Relations Manager) Jacques MORNET (Music Committee)
Frederic DESCHAMPS (Chair of Music Committee) Jörgen SUNDEQVIST (Music Committee)
Joan SOMMERS (Vice Chair of Music Committee) Zorica KARAKUTOVSKA (Music Committee)
Gunther ZEILINGER (Delegate) Viatcheslav SEMIONOV (Music Committee)
Li CONG (Delegate) Linda Soley REED
Mirco PATARINI (Delegate) Kjell OLSEN
Julien GONZALES (Guest - CIA Champion) Elizabeth JONES
Benoit CHABOD (Guest - CIA Contestant) John STATHAM
Phil BOUVIER (Guest - CIA Champion) Heather MASEFIELD
Cyril BLANCHARD ( Guest - CIA Contestant) Anna BODELL
    Graham LAURIE
    Carlos SEMEDO
Members of the CIA Executive Committee pictured enjoying a break from their meeting in the relaxed atmosphere of the Nagigia Island resort.
Before continuing the 117th General Assembly meeting, guests were given the opportunity to try their hand at fishing. The French delegation were happy to show their catch, a Barocuda fish.
CIA Picnic
Members of the CIA were treated to a picnic luncheon on one of the beautiful palm tree lined beaches.
Picnic at one of the many local beaches
Joan C. Sommers pictured during the Picnic Luncheon
Guests enjoying a free afternoon with Nagigia Island pictured in the background
CIA Meke Evening
The CIA Delegation were treated to a traditional Meke by the performers from Nabukelevu-ira Village.
The entertainment included many beautiful songs as well as traditional ceremonial dances.
Nabukelevu-ira Village Meke
Nabukelevu-ira Village Meke
Nabukelevu-ira Village Meke
Nabukelevu-ira Village Meke

Confederation Internationale Des Accordeonistes (CIA) - General Secretary
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