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Natano Pasifika Music Bridges Project

Natano Pasifika Music Bridges Project

“Natano Pasifika” is a group of six talented traditional and contemporary Melanesian musicians who will be touring to Mozambique this May for the Music Bridges project hosted by Music Crossroads Mozambique.

“Natano” is a word in Namakur language from Tongoa island in Vanuatu. It means ‘our land’. The name Natano Pasifika was chosen by the group to represent the Pacific islands as land rising from the ocean. With instruments including the bush bass, ukulele, bamboo flute, guitar, tamtam and navarange, and traditional songs and traditional ‘Kastom’ dancing, Natano Pasifika display some of the rhythms and styles of Vanuatu and the South Pacific.

The group is composed of traditional and contemporary musicians from Vanuatu and Kanaky including Mars Melto (Vao/Malakula island), Tio Bang (Ambrym island), Yaya (Kanaky/New Caledonia), Anthony Roy (Gaua island), Robert (Tongoa island) and Gordy (Vanua Lava island). They have been selected through the Music Bridges project by Further Arts and Canal Studio for program to be held in Bilene and Maputo in Mozambique in May 2014.

Come and join us for a short acoustic performance, followed by the showing of a number of short films developed throughout the project and opportunity to hear for the group and talk to them about the project.

FREE EVENT, but please register your interest to admin@bemac.org.au

http://youtu.be/htmG0XKLOdA

Event Snapshot

Dates: Tuesday 13 May
Time: 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Tickets: Free Evemt
Address: 102 Main St Kangaroo Point
Artist website: youtu.be/htmG0XKLOdA