Culture & Arts

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.
Dr. Kemuel’s piece emerged outstanding out of seven other songwriters, capturing the hearts of the judging panel with her exceptional composition.

Dr. Kemuel Wins 7th MACFEST Song Composition

The Melanesian Arts and Culture Festival (MACFEST) committee announced the winner and composer of the 7th MACFEST song yesterday, awarding Solomon Islander, Mrs. Minado Kemuel a prize of VT200,000.
In December 2003, The Guardian described the choir as "controversial, professional, energetic, inspiring and spirit-filled!"

London Community Gospel Choir Puts on a Free Show Tonight at St. Barnabas Cathedral

London Community Gospel Choir will be putting on a free combined choir concert for the public in Honiara this evening at the St Barnabas Cathedral.
“It’s an honor to have the chance to tour Grammy award nominee, billboard charting, and 2018 pacific music awards winner ‘Tenelle’ to the Solomon Islands which is also the first female reggae artist to tour the Solomon Islands in over 13 years," said Victor Lopez, the main promoter of the concert.

Tenelle Touring Solomon Islands from 10th – 11th February 2023

Tenelle, a well known musician of Pacific Island heritage but based in California USA, will be touring and arriving in the Solomon Islands for the very first time.
Organizers say the Wantok Musik Concert will take the city of Honiara to a whole new level of musical genius.

Wantok Musik Concert Kicks Off this Saturday

The Australian High Commission in collaboration with the Wantok Musik Foundation and proudly sponsored by ANZ, Hatanga, and BYGroup present THE WANTOK MUSIK CONCERT 2023.

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