Teuila Festival 2012 - Part One
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Teuila Festival 2012 - Part One

$35.00

This DVD captures the highlights of one of Samoa's most celebrated annual events in 2012. Named after Samoa۪s favorite flower, the red ginger, the Teuila Festival has blossomed into the South Pacific country۪s No. 1 event since its humble beginnings in 1981. Every September, thousands pour into the capital city, Apia, to see choir and dance competitions, the crowning of Miss Samoa, cheer at the traditional fautasi race (long, narrow rowing boats) and be wowed by the fire knife dancers۪ amazing skills. There are also demonstrations of traditional crafts, such as wood carving and tattooing and food stalls offering local specialties.