Vanuatu National Day : August 9, 1988
Agreement to Participate : 11 December 1986
Deputy Commissioner - General : Mr Ian Beeson
|A complete Pacific village and lagoon was re-created for participating nations of the South Pacific for their representation at Expo
'88. Cool waters and swaying palm trees greeted tiresome guests, where
they could be entertained by performances of traditional South Pacific
islands dancing, music and view traditional cultural activities, such as basket weaving and other craft-work.|
Vanuatu - known as the New Hebrides until 1980 - focussed on it's centre as a tourist haven to it's 80 islands.