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Clean Energy: when the big blue sees green!
A multitude of signs attest to real environmental awareness in French Polynesia. Seen in the Leeward island of Raiatea, a brand new model of catamaran powered by solar energy alone will soon be on its test maiden voyage! Evidence that … Continue reading
Discover the Marquesas in 3 easy lessons …
The exposition at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris featuring Marquesan art has created a sensation in the French metropolitan press … “The Marquesas : queen of the beautiful iles“, as Paris Match would so describe it. While Le Monde … Continue reading
Charming and peaceful Tahaa
Often in the shadow of hers neighboring islands, Raiatea and Bora Bora, Tahaa rarely makes the cover of the tourist brochures. Yet “the vanilla island” is one of the most preserved and richest Leeward Islands… To celebrate the raid Vanira … Continue reading
Tu’aro Maohi, discovering traditional sports… exotic!
If Polynesian paddle canoeing and surfing are at the top of the list in the Polynesian sports news, other sports, even more surprising are experiencing a remarkable comeback in recent years. In the mood for something a little exotic? Try … Continue reading
Takanini, the Rising star of the Marquesas… soon on tour in France
After leaving their native island Nuku Hiva, North of the Marquesas, the group is on its way to conquer France after succeeding in Tahiti. Strongly inspired by music from a mix of different races and their tormented Marquisian history, Takanini … Continue reading
Uru, the breadfruit plant: an autopsy of a fruit like no other
Featured at the Paris agricultural trade show at the Porte de Versaille, the Uru took center stage as the star amongst all the booths of the overseas French Territories! Small wonder for a fruit that Polynesians have always considered sacred. … Continue reading