Invitation for Expressions of Interest: 13th Festival of Pacific Arts 2020

The Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture invites expressions of interest from Samoan cultural artists and groups, to represent Samoa at the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts from 10th – 21st June 2020 in Hawaii. The Festival of Pacific Arts is the Pacific’s largest cultural gathering of artists and cultural practitioners, to safeguard culture and traditional practices through education and exchange committing to regional priorities of sustainability and climate change.

Expressions of Interest are invited for Performing Arts, Literary Arts and Cultural Exhibitions in the Events below. You can apply for one or more Events which are:

  1. Handicrafts (Carving, Design & Weaving)
  2. Traditional Tattooing
  3. Visual Art
  4. Traditional Healing
  5. Literary Arts
  6. Traditional Dances
  7. Fashion & Wearable Arts
  8. Music & Jamming Sessions
  9. Canoe Voyaging

Relevant information to the above and related specific events under each category are in the EOI Registration Forms which you can uplift from the Culture Division of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture or sent through a request on email

Please submit all applications to the Culture Office at MESC no later than 3.00pm Friday 31st January 2020. Contact Papalii Peone Fuimaono on 7521011/64609 for more information.


Afamasaga Dr Karoline Afamasaga-Fuata’i
Chief Executive Officer

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