Melanesian Arts Festival goes online

Information about the 6th Melanesian Arts Festival is now online after the launch of the website at the National Art Gallery on Monday.

The website which features high impact images from around the pacific can be viewed on

Speaking during the launching Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Andrew Nihopara said the website will be the window of the festival where every member country can access information and get updates on the festival programmes.

He said, the website is not only informative but it is an enticing website.

He acknowledged those who were involved in giving feedback during the process of designing the website.

Website Developer Shanti Fowler said the website is very unique because of the high impact of images promoting the cultures of Melanesia.

She said in terms of design itself the website had been completed but the its content is still being updated.

She said the content of the website will updated depending on the progress of the 6th Melanesia Festival.

Meanwhile Director of Culture Dennis Marita confirmed that the 6th Melanesian Arts Festival will be held from July 1-10th in Honiara.

He said more than 2000 delegates from the four Melanesian countries are expected to attend the festival.

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