Posts Tagged ‘Pacific Island Culture’

Pasifika film about grief wins international award

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

A short feature Pacific film, Maria, has won the Peoples Choice award at the recent international Public Broadcasting Service Online Film Festival. The festival featured 25 short films from a variety of genres and garnered 1 million views during the two-week period following its July 14 launch. Maria was judged the Most Popular Film, determined by votes cast Read more

Some church groups hindering village life in Fiji

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

There is a need to limit and be very careful about allowing new religious groups to come into villages because they have different beliefs says Ministry of iTaukei Affairs permanent secretary He said that they are asking these religious groups to follow the proper channel and liaise with the village headmen. “New religious and church Read more

Same sex marriage a foreign concept in the Pacific

Friday, October 9th, 2015

The Archbishop of Suva Peter Loy Chong says it will be a long time before Pacific societies are ready to embrace the concept of same sex marriage. “With regards to same sex marriage over it is still, culturally not yet even accepting that.” “The culture and religion is strong here. It is going to, it Read more