Police Royal Band Lead Floral Float Parade for Salesatele Falealili’s 60th Independence Celebrations


The Police Royal Band were delighted to perform in a community event this weekend, to lead a floral float parade for Salesatele village in the Falealili district.

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Salesatele’s women’s committee hosted a float competition to coincide with the village flag raising ceremony for Samoa’s 60th Independence.

The atmosphere was lifted with the Police Royal Band leading the parade, setting the tone for the day’s festivities.

“The momentous occasion had the young and old from the community participating in the float parade, singing and dancing to the music from the Royal Band as the parade moved through the district”.

Images: SPPCS Media & Communication Team.

SPPCS post that it was the Royal Band’s first visit to Salesatele village and its members were honored to be invited to the event.

“It was a great celebration and the Royal Band members made sure to give the locals a memorable performance.”

“The parade was a beautiful sight with the floral decorations complemented by the great music”.

The competition was divided into three groups. Matai (high chiefs) Aualuma (women youth and unmarried women) and Aumaga (untitled men).

The days official profram was led with a prayer service by Reverend Iakopo Leleimalefaga.

Salesatele is in the Falealili 2 District and the special occasion was attended by Member of Parliament Fuimaono Tito.

“Samoa Police, Prisons & Corrections Services wishes Salesatele village and all villages of Samoa a continuous joyful and safe 60th Independence celebration”.