Culture & Arts Archive August 2013

Anna was working with the United Nations Development Program in the Solomon Islands under the Human Security Project on "Tensions" Reduction, Reconciliation and Rehabilitation. One achievement of her work was conducting a training on Peace Building to about 300 unemployed youths in the Solomon Islands.

Anna Returns Home

Anna Crumley-Effinger has returned home this week to share stories from her internship in the Solomon Islands as part of her studies as a Rotary Club Peace Fellow.
Local Postie Returns Home

Local Postie Returns Home

Tumby Bay residents in Australia will be pleased to see the return of their local Post Office manager Danielle Morton, who is back home after running a post office for deployed officers in Solomon Islands.

Drama Group Tackles Violence Issues

A new theater group in the Solomon Islands has set its sights on helping to reduce gender-based violence.
Made up of a particular group of Solomon Island students at the University of the South Pacific, the pan pipers have been performing since the 1980s when the first Solomon Island students started attending the regional institute.

USP Panpipers Still Going Strong

The Solomon Islands Masina Pan Pipers is probably one of the oldest surviving music groups in Fiji even though they have not officially released an album nor gained popularity like our mainstream music acts in the country.