Culture & Arts

Panpipe in the Solomon Islands was one of the many ways various aspects of our culture was preserved – our reverence for the dead, or the birth of a child, a sweet lullaby, a ritual.

Solomon Islands Panpipers: The Sounds of Our Ancestors

One of the unique features of the Solomon Islands is the talented panpipers, melodic tunes created from bamboo pipes, passed down from generations before.
Known as Glo, she has been promoting Solomon Islands and Melanesian culture, language and values in New Zealand for more than 25 years.

Solomon Islander Recognized in New Zealand’s New Year Honours List

Solomon Islander Glorious Oxenham has been awarded a QSM, in New Zealand’s New Year Honours, for services to Melanesian culture.
DJOOKY Music Award winning song artists Bradley Pitua (Blad P2A) and William Kadi (Khazin).

‘UKULELE’ Song Makes Global Hit

Solomon Islands well-known solo music artists Bradley Pitua (Blad P2A) & William Kadi (Khazin) are putting the country’s flag on the world map with their 2021 hit island jam ‘UKULELE’ voted first at the DJOOKY Music Awards – the world’s largest online song competition over the weekend.
“This has motivated us, to use comedy to tell stories, and at the same time show the real picture of issues in our society today."

“Behind the Jokes There is a Message,” Chai Comedy

Chai Comedy is perhaps the biggest comedic act to come out of social media for the Solomon Islands.
Members of the Dubai Pacific Family at the event.

Pasifiki Family Meet at Expo 2020 Dubai

Pacific Islanders at the Expo 2020 Dubai convened on Monday 25th October to acquaint themselves on the opening of what is dubbed as the the largest show on earth.