Te Maeva Nui 2012: Gospel Night

This time… the stage is a bit bigger than International Night…

The Cook Islands National Auditorium

The main events of the Te Maeva Nui celebrations began on Sunday night in the National Auditorium in Avarua.  The Choir and Imene Tuki [traditional hymn of The Cook Islands] competitions took place.

Here were a few of the wonderful performers…

Vaka Puaikura

Vaka Puaikura

Atiu

Atiu

Aitutaki

Aitutaki

Manihiki

Manihiki

Rakahanga

Rakahanga

Mauke

Mauke

Tongareva

Tongareva

Mangaia

Mangaia

Pukapuka

Pukapuka

An audience fan gettin' down!

EVERYBODY had a good time!!!

And the week has JUST begun…

[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.]