Te Vaka South Pacific Fusion
South Pacific Band Te Vaka Carries Tradition Into the Modern World
With members from Tokelau, Tuvalu, Samoa, the Cook Islands and New Zealand Te Vaka is a unique group of twelve musicians and dancers who blend the ancient traditions of their islands with modern music. The group is led by Samoan-born, New Zealand-raised Opetaia Foa'I who is widely considered one of New Zealand's finest song writers. The band's vibrant log-drum rhythms, intricate vocal harmonies and hip-swiveling, midriff-baring dancing evoke a tribal, rootsy feel that embraces the culture of the islands.
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The last date listed for Te Vaka South Pacific Fusion was Thursday October 6, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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“The best and most successful of all modern Polynesian bands is Te Vaka” —_The Rough Guide to World Music UK _
_ _"The highly talented musicians sensibly look to their rich Polynesian heritage for inspiration.” —Bay of Plenty Times
Come see Polynesia as you never have before, presented by one of the most talented and original world acts to appear on the international scene in years. Certain to educate and entertain, Te Vaka celebrates indigenous music and dance in one of the most successful of all modern Polynesian shows.
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