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2013 Heiva Schedule

This year marks the 131st Heiva i Tahiti, an annual event that transforms the island into a spectacular celebration of Polynesian culture and dance. They just released the schedule and the performances are set to kick off on Thursday, July 4th at To’ata Square in downtown Papeete, and conclude on Saturday, July 20th. If you’re […]

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Tahiti Lights and Shadows

In a colorful world known for its tropical hues of emerald green and aquamarine blue, it’s sometimes nice to see Tahiti in simple black and white. It allows our senses to focus on the beauty of the elements in a very artistic way. The following video, “Lights and Shadows,” captures the allure of Tahiti and […]

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Tahiti Guitar Festival

The 6th annual Tahiti Guitar Festival will take place from March 7-9th at Le Meridien Tahiti, gathering professional musicians and music lovers together for three amazing nights of performances. The theme for this year’s edition is “Celtic Encounter,” featuring music by international artists such as Jean Charles Guichen and Taÿfa. Music is a universal language that brings […]

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Tahiti’s Tere Fa’ati Tour

This Saturday, January 26th, Tahiti will host its annual New Year’s celebration known as Le Tere Fa’ati. It includes a festive tour aboard the traditional open-air “le truck” with multiple stops around the island. Each bus is decorated with colorful flowers and carries a local band to provide musical entertainment during the ride. This is […]

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Tahiti Then and Now Part II

In response to our first “Then and Now” blog post from earlier this month, Matador Network reached out to us and asked if we could submit a similar article for their website. Of course we gladly obliged; and below is the final piece that they published on Monday, October 22. If you’ve enjoyed looking through […]

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Recap: The 130th Heiva I Tahiti

We recently told you everything we know about the Heiva I Tahiti; and since the event just concluded this month, we thought we’d also share a few updates with you! If you’re interested in knowing how it all turned out, here are the results from this year’s dancing competition. To see the dancers and their […]

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The 130th Heiva I Tahiti

This year marks the 130th celebration of the annual Heiva I Tahiti, a spectacular month-long celebration of Polynesian culture. It’s the largest and most popular festival of its kind in French Polynesia, showcasing the very best in traditional dancing, artistry and athleticism. While preparation is already underway, the month of July is the best time […]

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