Siva Afi Online Festival 2022

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our first online festival. Such a great pioneering event that brought the talents and skills of wāhine and rangatahi to the fore, through a centuries-old traditional art form from Samoa – siva afi/fire knife dancing.


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If you missed the event, or would like to enjoy a replay, these are available to watch now.

 

 
 
 

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"Welcome and thank you visiting our website. Here you’ll learn who we are as a team, our ambitions and what we have to offer. It’s an open invitation to join us and get invovled. There’s plenty we have to offer, from workshops for youth and adults, to festivals and bespoke events.

The highlight being our Siva Afi Festival. A showcase of the art form of Siva Afi or fire dance from the Pacific. A platform for youth to showcase their skills and acknowledge of Siva Afi Ailao.

Our ambition is for Siva Afi Festival to be an annual fixture in Aotearoa for Pacific and Maori youth, just like ASB Secondary School Polyfest and Pasifika Festival, with the goal of enabling young people to build-up the skill and confidence as their Hip Hop and Kapa Haka counterparts. A path way for them to create their own successes!

Our regular programme of workshops throughout the community change frequenlty depending on demand and availalbity, so I encourage you to sign up for our newsletter and follow us on social media to keep up to date.

We’re often invited to perform or coordinate bespoke events for commercial and community events, so you’re welcome to get in touch and see what we can offer. It all starts with a chat and we go from there!"
- Amo Ieriko, Director Polynesian Entertainers

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Siva Afi Festival


Siva Afi Festival is a pioneering event that brings the talents and skills of wāhine and rangatahi to the fore, through a centuries-old traditional artform from Samoa.

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