Te Maeva Nui 2012: Culture Night 3

Among the many things to keep in mind as you see these amazing singers and dancers is that this is a competition. The judges are hard at work every minute of every performance:

Te Maeva Nui Judges

So, the performers are having fun, as you can tell, but just as at the Olympic games going on in London right now, they are trying to win

Mangaia:

Mangaia

Mangaia:

Mangaia, and the Honorable Teiriki Heather

Mangaia

Mangaia

Puaikura

Puaikura

Puaikura

Puaikura

Puaikura

Puaikura

Mitiaro

Mitiaro

 

Mitiaro

Mitiaro

Atiu

Atiu

Atiu

Atiu

Atiu

Atiu

Fiji [Guest]

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Fiji [Guest

Aitutaki

Aitutaki

Aitutaki

 

Aitutaki

Aitutaki

Aitutaki

Manihiki

Manihiki

Manihiki

Manihiki

Manihiki

Manihiki

Rakahanga

Rakahanga

Rakahanga

Rakahanga

Rakahanga

Rakahanga

Mauke

Mauke

Mauke

Mauke

 

Mauke

Mauke

Mauke

Mauke

Our judgement?

Incredible…

Everybody’s winning… including especially we spectators.

 

[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.]