George Pau-Langevin visited the Museum of Tahiti and its Islands where she was able to visit the permanent collection, alongside Manouche Lehartel and the Culture Minister, Heremoana Maamaatuaihutapu.
Dancers and actors had invested the museum to recreate songs, dances and scenes Polynesian ancestors’ daily life. A magical moment, much appreciated by the minister. This tour is a way to put us back into the past of Tahiti and its Islands and enrich us with this remarkable civilization. Intermingling the past, traditions and the modern culture, through dancers and actors, it is a way to make this culture alive.
“We feel that here culture is ancient but still lively ” declared George Pau-Langevin. She also had the opportunity to discover the pieces that will be exhibited at the Quai Branly Museum shortly, as part of the exhibition devoted to the Marquesas Mata Hoata.
“It will be a Paris moment. It is a region that has always made people dream. This exhibition will provide the opportunity to delve into what it was, through the testimony of its art. These are elements that will fascinate a large part of public opinion in France, “assured George Pau-Langevin.
“Here the culture is ancient but still lively”
Pictures by Aitana.C – Dancers and actors invest the Museum