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Farewell to music legend Jorelik

Farewell to music legend Jorelik

Jorelik Tibon — sportsman, musician, member of Nitijela, government secretary, and ship pilot — died unexpectedly Tuesday after collapsing at his home in Laura. DANIEL KRAMER* Jorelik Tibon was a legend in Marshallese music. He was the leader of the legendary band Kabo Lal that started in the late 1970’s, which was a singing duo […]

Fabulous party to close 2020

Fabulous party to close 2020

WILMER JOEL Majuro’s spectacular New Year’s block party proved to be another exhilarating show of brilliance. It combined fun, excitement, activities  for all ages, delicious food, lively music and dancing to wrap up 2020 and launch Majuro into the New Year. To start, the night market displayed a great deal of visionary work from the […]

Holiday spirit flowed in Majuro

Holiday spirit flowed in Majuro

Churches from Rita to Laura were bursting with excitement as dozens of jeptas converged to celebrate Christmas Day in style. Who had more fun, the dancers or the audience members? Sometimes it was hard to tell, with the holiday spirit overflowing throughout the day and into the night.Journal photographer Wilmer Joel snapped this photo of […]

Jepta joy in holiday warmup

Jepta joy in holiday warmup

EVE BURNSThose of you that didn’t spend your Gospel Day at Laura missed out. Laura Protestant Church celebrated its 163rd Gospel Day last Sunday. The different Gospel Day Jepta reenacted through skits how the Gospel was brought in or they performed a biit and a song that is related to how Gospel was first arrived […]

FAMI puts on a teen show

FAMI puts on a teen show

Last Saturday’s Miss Teen FAMI 2020 Float parade was a knock out performance. Sponsored by the Filipino Association of the Marshall Islands, it showcased the six teenage contestants in high style — from stylish outfits to lavishly decorated floats. Even the rain Saturday could not dampen the high spirit of the event. The Miss Teen […]

Ebeye SDA students stand out

Ebeye SDA students stand out

Students in Japanese kimonos, Samoan Sarongs (dress lavalavas), Hawaiian leis and Pohnpeian skirts jammed the street on Ebeye Tuesday morning — initiating Ebeye Seventh Day Adventist School’s International Day festivities. Each classroom was themed to certain countries and were evaluated by judges. At the end of the day, second graders won first place for overall display […]

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