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Pacific Voices: An Immersive Exploration of Samoan Songs – Tuilagi Igelese Ete

Embark on an immersive workshop that delves into Samoan song traditions, led by Tuilagi Igelese Ete. Explore the melodies, vocalisation, meanings, and cultural significance of these songs, guided by Tuilagi’s cultural heritage and expertise.

$35 (plus service fees)
75 minutes
Sat 13 Jul 2024
Sat 13 Jul, 10:30am - 11:45am

An interactive workshop offering participants a comprehensive and engaging experience in which to explore deeply the vocalisation, melodies, meanings, and cultural significance of Samoan songs through focused vocal learning and cultural immersion.

Dr Tuilagi Igelese Ete is distinguished figure from the vibrant village of Fatausi in Savai’i, holding the prestigious Samoan chief title of Tuilagi. Serving as Associate Professor and Associate Dean (Pacific) at Massey University’s College of Creative Arts in Wellington, his work has also been recognised with the Senior Pacific Artist Award. Igelese has chaired the Fiji Arts Council Board and was a choirmaster for the iconic "The Lord of the Rings" and "Moana" films.

Presented by:
World Choir Games 2024

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