Te Maeva Nui 2012: International Night

Each year, the Cook Islands celebrates the culture of its neighbors in the Pacific, at Te Maeva Nui International Night.

This year saw a packed house at Aroa Nui Hall, in Arorangi, on Rarotonga, in The Cook Islands.

The stage was set...

The house was PACKED.

The kids were ready...

MOST of the kids...

Have a peek at just a few of the performances… we will identify every country soon:

Our Host with the Most...

The Honourable Teiriki Heather

 

Hi... come here often?

New Zealand Maori - Wow.

Check THIS out!

Great!!! And someday, you'll do...

THIS!!!

Get DOWN, Kiribati!

This is sooooo cool!

Tonga!

Tonga... cool.

Fiji... friendly.

American steppin'!

"Wow!"

Oh YES! He can sing!

Oh YES! She can dance!

Moving Philippines Introduction.

Graceful...

Colourful...

Elegant...

Dynamic...

We say again...

DYNAMIC!

Groovin' in Green.

Breezin' in Blue

Hi... Tahiti!

Drama...

Beauty...

Fun...

Finale!

"Yayyyyy!!!"

Next… Gospel Night… at the National Auditorium.

[These photos are the property of the Ministry of Cultural Development and Victor Bond, and all rights are reserved. Sincere thanks to the Ministry for organising these great events, and providing access to us to take these photos.]