Culture & Arts Archive April 2013

The author, Moffat R. Wasuka, a native of Santa Catalina himself, has drawn his material for the book, not only from research but also from many years of personal experience in participating in the festival.

New Book Celebrates a Cultural Festival

Many people associate the Wogasia Festival, celebrated every year on Santa Catalina Makira Province, merely with its spectacular spear fights.
The Topla Birpi handbag, a unique aspect of Temotu's culture.

Banana Fibre Bags, a Symbol of Pride in Temotu Province

In Temotu Province, one of the unique things that people in Grasiosa Bay are known for is the weaving of banana fibre into hand bags, which they call Topla Birpi.