Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

Yap Visitors Bureau Announces Plans for Yap's First Annual Homecoming Festival

Colonia, Yap (Yap Visitors Bureau/FSM Information Services): March 4, 2011 - Yap Visitors Bureau is planning Yap's First Annual Homecoming Festival. This will be a major homecoming event held on Saturday, June 18, 2011. Former residents and past visitors will be invited back to Yap to reconnect with family and friends, experience the Yapese spirit, and partake in local entertainment.

There will be a variety of activities including: sporting events, live music, Yapese dancing, local food and drinks, local canoes, family fun and games. There will also be a display of archival photographs of Yap throughout the years.

Lodging and travel information are available through Yap Visitors Bureau at YVB is also asking for any pictures to add to their photographic journal of Yap. If you have any photos that you would like to submit please contact Laura at

For more information on Yap's Homecoming Festival contact Laura Koonce at the YVB office at 950-2298.

For further information on this release, please contact:

FSM Office of the President
Public Information: Press, Radio, Video
P.O Box 34
Palikir Station, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Tel.: (691) 320-2548/2092
Fax.: (691) 320-4356