This Friday, June 21st is the annual Tahitian Music Festival. Held every year on this symbolic date, it is meant to celebrate the summer solstice. Many hotels and restaurants around the island will have special guests and live bands performing for the occasion. Kicking off a very musical weekend, the event is then followed by the 6th annual Hitia’a Ukulele Festival on Saturday, June 22nd on the eastern side of the island. In honor of these two events, read below for more information about the Tahitian ukulele.
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Starting today, visitors to Tahiti can witness an impressive exhibition of colorful patchwork known as Tahitian tifaifai. The 15th annual Salon du Tifaifai is being held at City Hall in Papeete from now until May 5th. The event gathers over twenty Polynesian women from various islands in French Polynesia to display their artwork and demonstrate their knowledge, passion and creativity. It’s the perfect opportunity to purchase one of these beautiful Tahitian quilts directly from the source! Read more
Excited for summer? Get ready with Roxy! Earlier this year we shared photos of the brand’s photoshoot in Tahiti. Now, read their blog and let surfer Sally Fitzgibbons inspire you with her top picks from the collection. Also, check out her interview with Fathom, where she raves about their experience on board a private catamaran with Tahiti Yacht Charter. Read more
Earlier this month, KING 5’s Evening Magazine headed for warmer weather and visited the islands of Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora. Hosts Meeghan Black and Saint Bryan took viewers along for the ride as they experienced a range of adventures—everything from swimming with sharks and stingrays in Bora Bora to eating from the local food trucks in Papeete, Tahiti. Check out the videos below! Read more
Guess continues its tradition of creating sexy ads featuring exotic locations—and this time they chose Bora Bora! The island is featured as the beautiful backdrop to the brand’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection. The campaign was shot by photographer Yu Tsai and features images of models Gigi Hadid, Stephan Lambert, Natasha Barnard and Gonçalo Teixeira as they vacation on the breathtaking beaches of Bora Bora. Grab a copy of the latest issue of Guess Magazine to see the full collection and read exclusive interviews with the models about the destination. Here’s a look at some of the gorgeous photography! Read more
The Monoï Here is, well… here! This week marks the start of the 6th annual Monoï Here (pronounced Mah-noy Héré), which is a four-day celebration of Tahiti’s famously fragrant monoï oil. The event will take place from Thursday, November 15th until Sunday, November 18th at the Maison de la Culture in downtown Papeete. Want to know more? Here’s everything we know about the Here! Read more
A trip to Tahiti wouldn’t be complete without bringing home a piece of the islands with you. In addition to the stunning pictures you’ll take and the many memories you’ll make, we suggest bringing back a few gifts for both yourself and your loved ones. To help you decide what to buy, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 things to bring home from Tahiti.