Memories from MACFest lingers on

THE 6th Melanesia Arts and Cultural Festival has ended but memories from the event will remain for two skillful craftsmen from Vanuatu. The duo, James Zepeta and Philemon Jimmys, completed a wood carving associated with traditional culture of Vanuatu. Like…
Kepolisian Solomon bela tindakan penyitaan Bintang Kejora

Honiara, Jubi – Polisi Kepulauan Solomon telah membela tindakan penyitaan bendera Papua Barat yang dilakukan oleh beberapa oknum anggotanya di luar stand Indonesia saat Festival Seni dan Budaya Melanesia (MACFest) berlangsung di Honiara. Sabtu lalu, seorang laki-laki asal Solomon, Ben Didiomea,…
Vanuatu to host next Melanesian Arts Festival

Vanuatu Daily Post – Vanuatu will host the next Melanesian Arts Festival in 2022 – that is four years of preparations to host over 1,000 participants. The 2018 Melanesian Arts and Cultural Festival saw Solomon Islands welcoming 1500 participants, which…
Aktivis West Papua protes stan Indonesia di MAF

Honiara, Jubi – Petugas Kepolisian Kepulauan Solomon mengatakan mereka telah menyita bendera West Papua di Festival Seni Melanesia, Melanesian Arts Festival (MAF), untuk menghentikan upaya provokasi terhadap delegasi Indonesia. Bendera bintang kejora milik Ben Didiomea diambil oleh polisi akhir pekan lalu, setelah ia menunjukkannya…
MACFest Honiara and Morning Star Flag

West Papua activists stopped by police  Police clarifies incident, action By RONALD TOITO’ONA THE issue of West Papua was under spotlight at the 6th MACFest in Honiara, when West Papua activists were told by the police to halt raising the…