The Vivo, the Nose Flute

Caroline tells you everything you need to know about the vivo... The mere evocation of the islands of Tahiti is likely to inspire fantasies or [...]

The Vivo, the Nose Flute

The Tifaifai

Caroline tells you about the place of the tīfaifai within Polynesian custom... With its vivid colors, its variegated tiare, its delicate finishing touches [...]

The Tifaifai

The Rahui: Myth of Abundance or Cult of Fertility?

Caroline tells you about... The Myth of the Polynesian Eden: If the islands of Tahiti are still seen as Paradise on Earth and rightly so, it is essentially [...]

The Rahui: Myth of Abundance or Cult of Fertility?

Traditional Weaving : How to Make a Pae’ore Headdress

Traditional weaving according to Caroline... Lounging around on a pē'ue in sunlight, proudly sporting your cute pandanus basket while wandering through the aisles of the market, walking down [...]

Traditional Weaving : How to Make a Pae’ore Headdress

I have tested for you… an immersion in the Hakaui Valley

Nanihi's experience   For the world travelers as well as for us Polynesians, the Marquesas Islands are probably the most fascinating and intimidating islands throughout the 5 Archipelagos. Located [...]

I have tested for you… an immersion in the Hakaui Valley

I have tested for you… the Heiva i Tahiti !

  Caroline tested for you...   More rustling, dancers out of breath, a bead of sweat stooding out on a forehead which drops in the to’ere hurly-burly. The wild [...]

I have tested for you… the Heiva i Tahiti !

The taro, the Polynesian potato

  Caroline tells you about...   With rice, uru and puatoro, taro is necessity in Polynesia. Just try to take it off our hands… Part of our daily life, [...]

The taro, the Polynesian potato

The traditional “bonbon cerette”

  Caroline tells you about... The "bonbon cerette"   You’ve been raised with your Skippy Peanut Butter ? Here, in Tahiti, we have been growing up with our traditional « bonbon [...]

The traditional “bonbon cerette”

I have tested for you… the tapa making process !

  Caroline's experience     It’s Sunday, the sun shines bright and in this Heritage Day, I decided to rediscover the polynesian culture and learn an activity which used [...]

I have tested for you… the tapa making process !
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