Digicel Little Rina ready to take on 61st Independence Fautasi Race
Digicel Samoa is delighted to announce a sponsorship of $20,000tala for the legendary Little Rina Toamua Fautasi boat for the highly anticipated 61st Samoa Independence Fautasi Regatta Race.
The Little Rina Toamua Fautasi boat, representing the village of Toamua, holds a special place in Samoan history and is a symbol of unity, teamwork, and cultural heritage.
Digicel’s sponsorship fortifies Samoan cultural heritage and supports the dedicated team. The sponsorship funds support training and strengthening the boat for the 61st Samoa Independence Fautasi Regatta Race, a celebrated event on 26th May, fostering unity and pride.
"We are honored to sponsor the Little Rina Toamua Fautasi boat for the 61st Samoa Independence Fautasi Regatta Race," stated Fia’ailetoa Christian Fruean.
"This sponsorship represents Digicel's commitment to preserving and promoting traditional Samoan sports, and practices and supporting our local communities. We recognize the dedication and hard work of the team from Toamua, and we are proud to contribute to their journey in this iconic event."
“Our Little Rina team has been camping and training in the early hours of the morning and in the afternoon for weeks now. We are humbled by Digicel’s support, without it we would not be able to get our boat on the ocean and compete to represent our village and families. We’re now ready to win,” said Matuaitofiga Fata Viliamu, Captain of Digicel Little Rina.
Digicel supports the Samoan community and cultural events, fostering pride, unity, and celebration.