Culture & Arts Archive January 2021

She is also a UNICEF Pacific Supporter, focused on improving child and maternal health and acting as a role model to young women on the island.

Her Majesty the Queen Recognizes Solomon Islander with Commonwealth Points of Light award.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as Head of the Commonwealth, has recognised current Miss Solomon Islands, Ms. Gladys Habu, as the 168th recipient of the Commonwealth Points of Light award in honour of her exceptional voluntary service raising awareness of climate change.
Eddie Voko in-front of his new permanent home that he build through money acquired from shallot sales. The home is in construction phase and is nearing completion.

Farmer Fulfills Dream Through Shallot Farming

Eddie Voko, 27, resides at Barana community and is of Guadalcanal and Choiseul province parentage. He is a good example of someone who commits to a vision and works hard to achieve it.
Lisa sitting at her stall outside the Holy Cross Cathedral church.

Struggling Street Vendor Puts Family First

Lisa Loko would not sit around while her family struggles, she looked for other ways to make a living for her family.
His group were recently awarded a prize for participating in the Native Lens Film Festival December last year.

Telling Stories Through Short Films

“The film industry in Solomon Islands is still in its infant stage, but slowly it has reached us in the rural communities,” said Riley John, one of the founders of Longa Boys, a group of young film makers based in Belaha, Central Guadalcanal Province.