MVA to participate in Oceania Village Tokyo

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THE Marianas Visitors Authority will participate in Oceania Village Tokyo, which will be held during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics this summer.

MVA Managing Director Priscilla Iakopo said they are now collaborating with the 13 National Olympic Committee Nations of Oceania and the Pan Continental Task Force Committee.

She said the Oceania Village will showcase the cultures, history, and the people of Oceania.

The Marianas Visitors Authority board headed by Marian Aldan-Pierce met on Tuesday with the MVA management led by Managing Director Priscilla Iakopo.  Photo by Junhan B. Todiño

“There will be exhibits and workshops on Oceania, including the history and culture of each island,” she told the MVA board during its meeting on Tuesday.

In addition, there will be a forum for environmental and other regional issues hosted by the most vulnerable nations and communities of Oceania, she added.

On Tuesday, the MVA board approved the allocation of $10,725 for MVA’s participation in Oceania Village Tokyo.

The funding will come from the $40,000 appropriated for promoting the CNMI in Russia.

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