Beyond The Reef: The Music of Samoa Workshop

Sat 13 July, 2:00pm
Waterside Pavilion
Tickets: $45 / $30

Workshop led by Rita Seumanutafa

The music of Samoa is a celebration of Samoan cultural identity, whether it is created and performed in the village, or out on the world stage. The expression of song and dance is an important aspect of Samoan cultural identity. In this workshop, composer and PhD candidate Rita Seumanutafa will introduce Samoan pese (song) chants and siva (dance). The workshop will also feature Melbourne-based ‘Pasefika Vitoria Choir’; who will show the expressive aspects of Samoan culture which are sure to be enjoyed by everyone attending.

We recommend learning more about Rita in this wonderful story from SBS.

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Duration: 1hr 30mins