Women sail the Vaka - Navigating traditional leadership roles and modern-day cultural changes

Addressing Pacific cultures with gender diversity and equality to enable progress

Pacific leaders are gathering today to address how diverse Pacific cultures can both progress or block gender equality and the critical contribu

Keala Kahuanui protecting Indigenous knowledge of navigation for youth and future generations

Opening remarks by Maria Fuata, Deputy Director-General for Operations and Integration at the Pacific Community (SPC) during the FestPAC official opening

Aloha, Bula Vinaka, Kam na mauri, Kia Orana, Malo e Lelei, Talofa Lava, Håfa Adai.

13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC)

The 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC) will now take place June 6-16, 2024 in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. The announcement from the FestPAC Hawaiʻi Commission and The Pacific Community (SPC), the custodian of FestPAC, follows two postponements of…

Opening remarks by Maria Fuata, Deputy Director-General for Operations and Integration at the Pacific Community (SPC) during the 40th Meeting of the Council of Pacific Arts and Culture

 Your Excellencies and senior officials,Esteemed members of the Council of Pacific Arts and Culture, and Chair Kumu Hula Mapuana,

The importance of indigenous Pacific voices and the evolution of the Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture: 50 years on

Writing is a medium of communication that represents language through the inscription of signs and symbols. In most languages, writing is a complement to speech or spoken language. Writing is not a language but a form of technology. Within a language…

13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC13)

Traditional leaders gather in Fiji to discuss the Pacific Traditional Leaders Forum 2024

This week marks a historic occasion as traditional leaders from Aotearoa New Zealand, Fiji, Hawai’i, and Samoa are converging in Suva, Fiji, to reignite ancestral ties and lay the groundwork for the inaugural Pacific Traditional Leaders Forum 2024.

Delegation for 2024 Festival of Pacific Arts announced by Creative New Zealand

Te Kapa Haka o Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, 2023 winners of Te Matatini and part of the delegation to the 2024 Festival of Pacific Arts in Hawai’i, Honolulu This story was originally published on the
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