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Voices from the Pacific

When:

Sat 30 Aug 2014, 10:30am–2:10pm
Sun 31 Aug 2014, 10:30am–2:10pm

Where: Auckland War Memorial Museum, Domain Dr, Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

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Listed by: lanceisalways

“Voices from the Pacific” is a festival of music performances to commemorate the beginning of World War One and the annexation German Samoa on 29th of August in 1914.

This project presents music performances based on artistic responses to the Entangled Island exhibition and is the outcome of investigations and explorations of aiga and alofa (love and family), themes within the exhibition.

Directed by Lance Sua these performances feature some of the most exciting new Pacific music talents in innovative and new collaborations to present to you “Voices from the Pacific”.

Saturday 30 August
10.30am
Pacific Underground
- Acoustic world music
Featuring composer/guitarist Pos Mavaega, singer/composer Tanya Muagututi'a, singers/musicians Talia-Rae, Josephine, Ella Mavaega and percussionist Miguel Fuentes

Saturday 30 August
12.00pm
Masina (the moon)
- Women in Spoken Word and Song
Featuring writer/poet Serie Barford, singer Valerie Fasavalu, percussionist Miguel Fuentes and poet/spoken word artist Marina Alefosio

Saturday 30 August
01.30pm
La’u Rosa (my rose)
- Classical Music Performances
Featuring opera singer Daphne Collins, composer/pianst Matatumua Opeloge Ah Sam, Andrew
Faleatua, Seumanu Simon Matafai and Choir

Sunday 31 August
10.30am
Mafaufau (to reflect)
- Pese Song, Solo Spoken Word, Tala Story, and Multimedia
Featuring singer/composer Natasha Urale-Baker, poet/mc Rev. Mua Strickson-Pua, Saxophonist Fred Urale-Baker and poets/writers Tagata Pasifika Resources Development Trust Students

Sunday 31 August
12.00pm
Sei Oriana (rare exotic flower)
- Popular Samoan Song - Acoustic world music/jazz/soul/RnB
Featuring singer Grace Ikenasio, singer Lapi Mariner, singer/guitarist T J Taotua and composer/musician Toleafoa Maua Miller

Sunday 31 August
01.30pm
Hip Hop Lives Here
- Hip hop and jazz music
Featuring world champion beatboxer King Homeboy, bassist Isaac Etimani, guitarist Lance Sua,
drummer Wesley Lomu, composer/singer/pianist Ernest Semu and entrepreneur/rap artist King Kapisi

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