Auckland Libraries: Cook Island celebration

Cook Island culture day

Saturday 8 August 11am to 3pm Free

Celebrate Cook Island Language Week with us! Come and join us in celebrating Cook Island Language Week with ‘Drums of the Pacific’, here at Whangaparāoa Library.

The day will include: 
11am: A traditional Turou Pe'e' to welcome all guests. Performance of the National Anthem of the Cook Islands followed by a prayer to officially open the event. A talk about the history and the culture of the Cook Islands.
12.30pm: Drumming Workshop teaching participants to learn our typical Cook Islands log drums 
2pm: Cook Islands Ura Workshop teaching participants our typical Cook Islands dancing (both female and male) 
3pm: Closing the workshop with a Pure.

We look forward to seeing you at Whangaparāoa Library!
Weather permitting this event will be held in the library's front courtyard.

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