Monthly Archives: May 2014

International Archives Day 2014

It’s coming, and it’s coming fast- International Archives Day on June 9, 2014. As you may recall, many archives in the Pacific Islands celebrated the day in fine fashion last year. These included archives in Samoa, Solomon Islands and Tonga- … Continue reading

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Coconet.tv

I was recently made aware of the interactive Pacific online portal called The Coconet.tv. It is a very well produced, informative hub for Pacific moving content online. Their motto is: Sharing Island love, life and laughter. According to the Website … Continue reading

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International Museum Day- Cook Islan

I thought that I would share how the Cook Islands National Museum (on the island of Rarotonga) celebrated International Museum Day on May 18th and for a couple of days after: An exhibition of the “1992 collection “gifted by the Pacific Islands … Continue reading

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International Museum Day- Guam

The Department of Chamorro Affairs, the Guam Museum, and the Guam Museum Foundation invite the public to take a “virtual tour” of Guam’s historic, capital city of Hagåtña, in commemoration of International Museum Day.  The earliest known photographs of Guam, will be posted in the Guam … Continue reading

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International Museum Day- Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands National Museum (Ministry of Culture and Tourism) will celebrate International Museum Day beginning on May 16th. As part of the occasion, the National Museum will host an exhibition entitled“Blackbirding: The Queensland-Pacific Indentured Labour Trade and Australian South Sea … Continue reading

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International Museum Day

May 18th is a special date where museums around the world celebrate International Museum Day. This year, the theme of the theme for the day will be: “Museum Collections Make Connections.” This theme is a reminder that museums are living institutions that … Continue reading

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Intangible Cultural Heritage Workshop in Yap

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is sponsoring a workshop in Yap on how to safeguard and preserve their “intangible cultural heritage”(ICH) which is dying out fast in the islands these days due to new technologies which have been … Continue reading

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