Monthly Archives: January 2019

Protecting Cultural Property in Fiji

Let’s stay with news from the UNESCO Pacific Islands States… A Training of Trainers (ToT) on the Integration of the Cultural Property Protection (CPP) and the Hague Convention took place in Suva, Fiji, from 12 to 14 November 2018. Organized … Continue reading

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Protecting Intangible Cultural Heritage in Vanuatu

The UNESCO Office of the Pacific States recently reported on how field research is important for disaster needs assessment on the island of Ambae, Vanuatu, to better protect its Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). The Ambae community, with a total population … Continue reading

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PNG Refurbishes National Museum

Papua New Guinea’s only museum, which was facing possible closure, has been re-opened after a major refurbishment. The PNG National Museum and Art Gallery in Port Moresby was an independence gift from Australia 43 years ago, but it had become … Continue reading

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“Native of 2020″ Art Show in Cook Islands

Journalist Rashneel Kumar of the Cook Islands News wrote an article about how eleven artists took part in a local art exhibition that began this past weekend at the newly-built Tavioni Gallery and Vananga located on the back road at Atupa, … Continue reading

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New Years Honor for 14 Pacific People

I’ll kick-off the new year by sharing news from Radio New Zealand about fourteen Pacific people who have been named on the New Year Honors List for their services to New Zealand’s community. They have been honored for their work … Continue reading

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