We Are Pasifika is a collaboration between Manukau Symphony Orchestra and South Auckland’s Pasifika community led by New Zealand School of Music Pasifika Coordinator Opeloge Ah Sam.
We Are Pasifika involves six school choirs from De La Salle, Mangere, Marcellin, Otahuhu and Southern Cross Colleges as well as Dilworth Boys and four church choirs from Cook Islands Community of PIC church, Fijian Seventh Day Adventist Church, Samoan East Mangere Congregation and the Tongan Community church. International-class vocal soloists include Daphne Collins, Rejieli Paulo and Eddie Muliaumaseali’i with popular 531pi DJ Yolande Ah Chong as MC and instrumental soloists. The children of Sistema Aotearoa will also perform.
Musically, We Are Pasifika will feature a ‘songs from home’ bracket with popular Pasifika songs – Hia Se, Heilala Tangitangi, La’u Samoa, Enua Manea and Isa Lei.
WHAT: We Are Pasifika
WHEN: 19 October 2013, 7pm
WHERE: Sir Woolf Fisher Arena, Vodafone Events Centre,
770 Great South Road,
COST: Reserve Seat: Adults $20,
CONTACT: For ticketing email [email protected]
(09) 268 9911;
Andrew Kincaid 021 302 686/(09)577