The Festival of Pacific Arts & Culture (FESTPAC) is a traveling festival hosted every four years by a different Pacific Island Country. FESTPAC was initiated by The Pacific Community (SPC), and held in Fiji in 1972, to stop the erosion of the traditional practices by sharing and exchanging culture at each festival.
27 participating island nations include American Samoa, Aotearoa, Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Guam, Hawaiʻi, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Norfolk, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn, Rapa Nui, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tahiti Nui, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Wallis & Futuna.
Hawaiʻi will be hosting the Festival of Pacific Arts & Cultures (#FESTPAC2020) in 2020.
The Festpac-Hawaii 2020 Planning Committee is seeking public, corporate and cultural support from the Hawaiʻi community for what has been called the “Olympics of Pacific Island Culture.” To offer your support, or for more information, please use the contact information listed below.
TENTATIVE FESTPAC 2020 SCHEDULE
11 June 2020
King Kamehameha Statue Lei Draping, Aliʻiolani.
12 June 2020
Delegation Canoe Arrival, Kuala Beach Park.
13 June 2020
Kamehameha Day & FESTPAC2020 Parade, Kapiolani Park to Iolani Palace (route tentative).
21 June 2020
FESTPAC Ecumenical Services, TBD.
27 June 2020
Closing Ceremonies, TBD.
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NEWS & UPDATES
Hawaiʻi Governor Ige Signs Act 104
Establishing FESTPAC 2020 Commission