Culture & Arts

The Solomon Islands delegation comprised of performing and visual artists, contemporary and modern musicians, carvers, weavers, dancers, culinary artists, a film maker and officials.

FestPac Participation Vital for Tourism Sector

Solomon Islands’ participation at regional festivals such as the Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC) and Melanesian Arts and Culture Festival (MACFest) is vital for the country’s tourism industry.
The Honourable Premier of Guadalcanal Province, Francis Sade, along with representatives of the Guadalcanal people, led the heartwarming welcome event, displaying the traditional Chupu and the symbolic taro as the highlight of the ceremony.

Traditional Welcome for Pacific Games Athletes

In a vibrant display of cultural unity and warm hospitality, the host province of the Sol2023 Pacific Games, Guadalcanal, on behalf of Solomon Islands, formally welcomed the visiting 24 Pacific Island countries at Honiara’s Eastend Sports City.
The “Iumi Wan Festival” is designed to be the Cultural Programme for the Pacific Games, offering an engaging experience for both the local community and guests arriving in Honiara for the Games.

"Iumi Wan Festival" an Exciting Event During Pacific Games

Honiara residents and visitors gearing up for the Pacific Games are in for a cultural treat, as the Solomon Islands Ministry of Culture & Tourism joins hands with the Sol2023 Pacific Games Organizing Committee(GOC) to present the “Iumi Wan Festival.”
Timothy takes great pride in knowing that his artwork will leave a lasting impression on the school for years and decades to come.

Student Beautifies Team Solomon Games Village

Timothy Manepuria Jr. is a Form 5 Arts student at St. Joseph's Catholic National Secondary School, Tenaru and hails from the eastern side of Guadalcanal, Marau Sound.
Australian High Commissioner, Rod Hilton, was pleased to launch MK Local Foods shop and cafe this week, and to meet the incredible Debbie Lukisi, a driver of economic opportunity for her community, promoting Solomon Islands food, culture and people.

MK Local Food Reaches New Heights

Australia is proud to support MK Local food Haus, a local Solomon Islands business taking quality local fresh produce, protein, and cooked food from local communities and reselling in Honiara.

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