>>> Te Maeva Nui 2005 >>> Takitumu (Rarotonga)
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The Te Maeva Nui celebrations are a famous, traditional dance festival.

• on this page you see a dancegroup representing the district of Takitumu

ute is a song with a typical four beat rhythm that is performed actively

• it takes place annualy approximately from 22 July until 4 August

• it happens at the National Auditorium in Avarua on Rarotonga

• 14 Cook Islands dance groups participated in the year 2005

• all pictures are © Ministry of Cultural Development & cookislands.com

• photos by Lawrance Bailey, Author : Archi, click pictures to enlarge

>>> vaka Takitumu (Raro) dance group with their lively ute (love serenade)

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>>> vaka Takitumu (Raro) dance group with their lively ute (love serenade)

(go to see a larger, screenfilling picture resolution online - click here ;-)
(download by "save target as" for print or as PC wallpaper 1024x768 px)
>>> vaka Takitumu (Raro) dance group with their lively ute (love serenade)

(go to see a larger, screenfilling picture resolution online - click here ;-)
(download by "save target as" for print or as PC wallpaper 1024x768 px)