Launching of Marae Community Hall with Kivhan Artists

Genre : Program | Marae community

Saturday 22 october 2016

Times : 00:00
Contact details : Alcina
Principal country concerned : Column : Music

Kivhan committee and Marae village on Emae island, are set to launch Vanuatu Wan Voes Kivhan's first ever 2015-2016 Milestone Project, which is the newly built community hall, a project for all Vanuatu musicians and artists who performed at both Kivhan festivals in 2015 and this year 2016. Hat's off to everyone involved :)

The launch program:

Saturday 22nd October 2016
6.30am: Breakfast
7am: Arrival of area chiefs and nearby community leaders
8am: Welcome warrior dance
8.30am: Welcome Salusalu
8.40am: Short devotion with Presbyterian church
9.15am: Welcome Speech by Chief of Marae village, Chief Tisomorimata.
Speech by Chairman blong Emae Area Council
Guest Speaker: Vanuatu Wan Voes Kivhan speech, Jean Pierre Sam, Kivhan Project Coodinator
10.30: Handing over of Key from Vanuatu Wan Voes Kivhan to Marae Village, Emae Island.
Dedication Prayer by AOG Pastor.
Thank you Gifts Presentation
11am: Kava ceremony
Cake Cutting & Refreshment
11.30am: Vanuatu Wan Voes Kivhan Entertainment starts….
12pm: Village Lunch
Kivhan Entertainment continues…
2.30pm: Kivhan Entertainment ends
2:45pm: Closing Prayer
3pm: Guests board La Croisiers Charters yacht and depart for Vila.

Once again, CONGRATULATIONS to all involved in seeing we reach our target to launch our new community hall project on Saturday 22nd October, including everyone in the Kivhan family i.e. artists, musicians, committee, 2015 & 2016 Sponsors and partners, Emae Island Marae community in Emae and Port Vila, and general public!

Information / Venue

Marae community, Emae Island, SHEFA, Vanuatu

Saturday 22nd October

Free to public


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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