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
Saturday, January 27, 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
Members of the CIA General Assembly continued their business discussions including work with the Music Committee and General meetings.
CIA Sightseeing
Members of the CIA were treated a sightseeing boat tour of the area, including the beautiful beaches, surf breaks, King Kong Mountain and the local reef.
Picnic at one of the many local beaches
Several of the more energetic delegates were guided on a hike of King Kong Mountain including visits to the local Kava farms on Kandavu Island. Here Mr. Li Cong is pictured below the summit of King Kong Mountain.
Concert at Nabukelevu-ira Village
The CIA Delegation were hosted by the Nabukelevu-ira Village for a concert and visit. Here the local children welcomed Mr. Li Cong (China) and Kimmo Mattila (Finland) while inside the village members were partaking in a traditional Kava ceremony.
The children enjoying the concert
CIA Guest contestants entertaining the Village members.
Cyril Blanchard
Standing left to right:
Frederic Deschamps (France), Tevita Koroi - Chief of Nabukelevu-ira, Kevin Friedrich (USA), Harley Jones (Fiji), Ratu Aca Soqosoqo - Chief of the Tikina, Gunther Zeilinger (Germany), Raymond Bodell (United Kingdom), Kimmo Mattila (Finland), Joeli Lutumailagi - Spokesperson for the Village

sitting center row: Reverand Saimoni Vunilagi, Bulou Veniana Lutumailagi and Joan C. Sommers (USA),

Front row: Cyril Blanchard (France), Julien Gonzales (France), Mirco Patarini (Italy), Phil Bouvier (France), Benoit Chabod (France) and Li Cong (China).

Confederation Internationale Des Accordeonistes (CIA) - General Secretary
Kimmo Mattila, Kyrösselänkatu 3, FIN-39500 IKAALINEN, Finland. Email:

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