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Friday, December 3, 2021

    Dugong mother and calf unveiled

    BY GEORGINA KEKEARIGHT in the center of the National Art Gallery area lies a dugong mother and calf. Unveiled yesterday, the dugong mother and calf symbolizes the recognition of this mammal in our society....

    Tikopian delegation highlights SI in France

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIAFRANCE is looking to support Solomon Islands after the film on Tikopia and its way of life was showcased in Paris, France.Two weeks ago, a high Chief from Tikopia and five...

    Fashion industry a billion-dollar business

    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLOTHE Association of Solomon Islands in Creative Fashion (ASICF) has created a platform for local established designers and emerging designers to use to boost the country’s economy.In its latest initiative, the...

    Participating models praised

    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLOTHE Gold sponsor of the 2018 Solomon Fashion Week, JNS Hair and Beauty Studio, has praised participating models for ‘great teamwork and positive attitude’.JNS Hair and Beauty Studio Director Salome Kwaiga...

    New Crafts Market Centre to open in Honiara

    THE Ministry of Culture and Tourism will officially open the newly built Crafts Market Centre in Honiara tomorrow.The Centre is to cater for the exhibitions and sales of local traditional handicrafts by our cultural...

    East Kwaio now graces international web pages

    By Alfred SasakoTHE name East Kwaio carries a stigma in Solomon Islands. Despite its rich cultural roots and unique way of preserving their way of living over many years, not many people appreciate the...

    Ijo Maringi Festival 2018 opens in traditional marvel

    BY ALFRED PAFEPITUGIZOIT’S always bigger, better and amazing than the last. This goes for the Ijo Maringi Festival 2018, which opened in Saeragi village, west Gizo on Friday last week.Hundreds of people within Gizo,...

    Traditional knowledge good for environment  

    BY GEORGINA KEKEATRADITIONAL skills and knowledge are now considered endangered with only a small group of people still practising ancient wayfinding methods.In the easternmost of Solomon Islands lies Taumako. Occasionally called the Wilson Islands,...

    Paiwan tribe showcase traditional costume MACFest

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA PAIWAN tribe from the Republic of China (Taiwan) during the 6th Melanesian Arts and Cultural Festival showcased a tradition costume made from tree bark.The costume is one of the cultural identities...

    6th MACFest paves another pathway for future connections

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA THE 6th Melanesian Arts and Cultural Festival 2018 are believed to foster another pathway for future connection as reflected in the theme - “Past Recollection, Future Connections”, Acting Prime Minister Manasseh...