Culture & Arts

Preparations Underway for 3rd Makira Banana Festival

Preparations Underway for 3rd Makira Banana Festival

The 3rd Makira Banana Festival will now take place on the 11th October to 13th October, 2019 in Kokana, Makira. Kokana is very close to the provincial capital Kira Kira.
Jaro Local to Perform at Pasifiki Challenge II in New Zealand

Jaro Local to Perform at Pasifiki Challenge II in New Zealand

Solomon Islands singer and songwriter Jarol Local, winner of the Best International Pacific Artist at the 2019 Pacific Music Awards, will headline the pre-game entertainment for the Kiwibank Pasifika Challenge II: Road To Japan double-header at Eden Park this Saturday.
Close family members and friends have said that Costello passed away after a long illness.

Daniel Rae Costello Passes Away

Well known Fiji born music artist Daniel Rae Costello has passed away, aged 58.
His banana quest also brought him to the Solomon Islands, where he learned of a slender banana with a fluffy texture, nicknamed the “Five Minute” banana.

The World’s Bona Fide Banana Man

He may well be the World’s bona fide banana man, he loves the fruit, and spends most of his time understanding and expanding his banana library.
KMK’s music is the combination of individual members efforts to take the listener on a sonic journey from the past and propel them to the future of modern and traditional Polynesian Melanesian musical fusions.

Kaumaakonga Release Debut Album Taoba

Kaumaakonga (KMK) is proud to release their debut album Taoba on Wantok Musik. This collective of musicians aim to revive and renew the traditional Avaiki music, chants and dance of their forefathers.