Ocean Festival (Wasawasa Festival)

Photos of Wasawasa Festival 2008. Photography by Jason Chute
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Country and Region FijiCentral
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Suva city, Central, Fiji
Festival Contact Information

Letila Mitchell, Secretary General
Pacific Arats Alliance
83 Princes Road
Tamavua, Fiji
Phone: +679 931 6148
Email: letila@pacificartsalliance.com

Participant’s contact:
Mere Nailatikau
Business Development and Public Relations Officer
Fiji Arts Council
249 Barker Place
Muanikau, Suva, Fiji
Phone: +679 3311754
Email: fijiartscouncil@unwired.com.fj

Festival Description

The Wasawasa Festival is a socially, environmentally, and artistically based initiative that began in 2008. The rich and diverse program includes poetry, visual arts, mural painting, quilting, nature walks, creative writing, storytelling, masi making, bird watching, live music and dance. The festival offer free entrance to the events that include performances, workshops, collaborations and activities for all ages and interests. The aim of the festival is to explore social change, environmentalism custodianship through the arts.

Festival Dates November 21 - 28, 2009
Festival Links


Other Sources:

  • Inaugural Fiji Arts Festival - Wasawasa Festival - kick off December 1, by Matelita Ragogo (the Masalai blog, December 2, 2008)


Practical Info:

Primary Venues:
  • Fiji Museum and Thurston Gardens
    For more information visit
    http://www.fijimuseum.org.fj/fm-thurston.htm, or


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