Tuesday, 28 October 2008
I wonder whether they have come back down to earth in Pago Pago. It’s been 2 month since American Samoa hosted the Festival of Pacific Arts and it was a massive event.
I know it took me a while to get back to the wintery reality of being home in Australia. It’s good to have the footage and the photos to look at. You can see for your self on our photos page.
Tuesday, 14 October 2008
For football fans in Australia, October and November are among the most intense months. The NRL and Aussie Rules Grand Finals often leave the victors and the vanquished recovering for weeks from their rollercoaster ride of emotions and fierce competition. In contrast, Pacific Islanders at this time of year use football to harness community spirit, celebrate their cultures, and life in Australia.
Tuesday, 5 August 2008
We all came to Pago Pago to learn, to contribute and to be inspired. We watched, listened and made new friends. But for most of us, it wasn’t enough to leave with just memories.