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Tahitians can dance!

Over seventy Tahitian dancers perform in costumes fashioned from pandanus leaves. Tiki Village is a replica of a traditional Tahitian village where tourists can see demonstrations of various arts including, tattooing, weaving, music, and of course dance.

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Photos courtesy of Fenua (Fr), a photoblog of French Polynesia. Also check out Fenua for photographs of Tahitian beauty queens and local artisans, to name a few.

2 comments

  • The photos of the Tahitian dancers are beautiful.I can almost feel the rhythm and see the movements.Thank you very much.

  • Felicea

    Tahitians U Rock, Kip the shakin and we’ll feel the rythm back hia in Fiji( neighbourhood0

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