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The Heiva i Tahiti: a cultural event bringing Polynesian people together.
Every July, for more than 130 years, Tahiti hosts the greatest competition of traditional dance and song worldwide. The Heiva is a major popular event, much awaited every year by Polynesian people to gather together! Let’s discover this magical event. … Continue reading
The Tahiti-Moorea Sailing RDV
The Tahiti-Moorea Sailing RDV is organized by Archipelagoes and Latitude 38 magazine. This annual event brings together sailors from all the oceans for a stopover in French Polynesia. This friendly rally helps the promotion of traditional sailing and water sports. … Continue reading
Legend of the coconut tree
The coconut tree, an asset for the Polynesians: When you think coconut tree , you always think holyday, travel, paradise, island, get some rest under the sun and maybe on a hamock in between two coconut tree. Far from these … Continue reading
Ono’u : the international graffiti festival in Tahiti.
Tahiti, island paradise, shares with us some new treasures. If you go through the town of Papeete, you will probably see some unexpected Streets art, huge colorful graffiti mural. Graffiti, so far not well knew and often likened to the … Continue reading
Ukulele: Tahiti breaks the World Record!
They were precisely 4792 ukulele players, officially recorded, to perform all together the song « Bora Bora » at the Toa’ta Arena in Papeete, on April 11th, during this 1st Ukulele Festival. They created the world’s largest ever Ukulele ensemble! The record, … Continue reading
The history of the Pacific Franc
The Pacific Franc, also known as CFP franc is a recent currency, created on December 25, 1945 by the General de Gaulle for French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna and the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu). While the dollar was … Continue reading