Pacific Cultural Exchange

Creative New Zealand
Objectifs clefs de la mesure:

To support artists from Pacific Island nations to engage with Pacific artists and communities in New Zealand, and vice versa, to support the exchange of artistic skills and cultural knowledge.

Périmètre de la mesure:
Local, Regional, National, International
Nature de la mesure:
Principale caractéristique de la mesure:

The Pacific Cultural Exchange brings skilled practitioners from a different Pacific Island nation to New Zealand each year.

In 2013 the programme brought six artists to New Zealand who represent three genres of Tongan arts: tufunga (material), faiva (performance) and nimamea'a (fine) arts.

In 2014 the programme supported six Niuean artists who specialised in traditional Niuean weaving, carving and performing arts.

In 2015 six Cook Islands artists shared knowledge and skills of their heritage art forms – ranging from tattooing to drumming – that are distinct to the Cook Islands culture.

Résultats attendus de la mise en œuvre de la mesure:
  • To strengthen Pacific art links in New Zealand.
  • Awareness of Pacific arts for the New Zealand public.
  • Strengthened skills and knowledge of Pacific artists in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
Ressources financières allouées à la mise en œuvre de la mesure:

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Objectif(s) de la Convention 2005 de l'UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Arts de la scène
Arts visuels
Cultural Value Chain