Every four years, the Pacific region holds a vibrant Festival of Pacific Arts (FestPac). In 2016, the 12th FestPac took place in Guam from 22 May to 4 June, bringing 2500 participants and a record number of tourists to the island. Guam worked with the…
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Emotional farewells as Festival of Pacific Arts closes in Guam: Regional celebration of cultural heritage pauses until 2020 in Hawai’i
Two weeks of vivid activity celebrating and showcasing the diversity of the Pacific region’s cultural traditions has drawn to a close in Guam. More than 2,700 artisans, dancers, storytellers, singers, designers and mentors from 25 countries and…
Council sees vibrant future for Pacific arts
Government directors of culture and arts are upbeat about the potential growth of arts in the Pacific, as a form of cultural expression, way of life and source of job creation, tourism and economic growth. Also among the outcomes of the 27th Council of…
Ministers to review Pacific Regional Cultural Strategy in Guam
A mid-term review of the Pacific’s 10-year regional cultural strategy is high on the agenda as representatives from over 25 countries and territories gather for the 27th Council of Pacific Arts and Culture meeting in Hagatna, Guam, today. The Government…
Spectacular opening for Festival of Pacific Arts in Guam
The curtain has been raised on the biggest celebration of the Pacific region’s diverse cultural heritage, with the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts under way in Guam following a spectacular opening ceremony yesterday.
12th Festival of Pacific Arts
Theme: What we own, what we have, what we share, United Voices of the Pacific 22 May – 4 June 2016, Guam As our region’s premier cultural event, the Festival of Pacific Arts has a long and distinguished history that the Pacific Community (SPC), as…
Address on behalf of the Pacific Community by Leituala Kuiniselani Toelupe Tago – Elisara, Director, Social Development Programme - Opening of the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts
Your Excellency the Governor of Guam Honourable Ministers and Heads of Delegation Representatives of regional and international organisations Ladies and gentlemen.
100 days to go before Festival of Pacific Arts in Guam
Tomorrow marks 100 days until the world gathers in Guam to witness the Pacific Island region’s diverse and spectacular cultural heritage on show at the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts.