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Date(s) - Wednesday 27 September 2017
9 h 00 - 17 h 00
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The Tahiti and Islands Museum celebrates World Tourism Day 2017

World Tourism Day 2017 will be celebrated in Tahiti on the theme of: “Sustainable tourism” – Te faufaa manihini no ananahi!

Thanks to the partnership with Tahiti Tourisme, the Museum of Tahiti is happy to be able to participate in this day, and to promote our culture.

For this day, you will be able to access the permanent exhibition room and the gardens of the Museum will be free all day long with a musical entertainment from 10am to noon and 1pm to 3pm.

General program of these days:

Wednesday, September 27

07:30 am: ARCHIPELAGOES – TAHITI. Airports and ferry terminal: Reception in the airports of the different islands and musical entertainment at the Papeete ferry terminal.
08:00 to 15:00: TAHITI – PAPEETE. Assemblée de la Polynésie française

The Tourism Commission will combine culture and tourism in the gardens with various demonstration workshops on braiding, culinary arts, dance, tuaro maohi … Discussions on sustainable tourism with the presence of professionals tourism, associations and students in the John Teariki Hall.

08:00: Opening speech of the World Tourism Day.
9:00 am: Panel 1 – What is the definition of a sustainable tourism product? Speakers: Marina Taina, Pension La Plage, Va’a Spirit, etc.
10.00 am: Panel 2 – How to sensitize the population to sustainable tourism? Speakers: Municipalities of: Moorea, Teva i uta and Teahupoo, neighborhood associations, etc. –
11:00 am: Panel 3 – Youth, how to build on the future o Speakers: Ministry of Tourism, University of French Polynesia, High School Hotel and Tourism of Tahiti, etc.
09:00 to 17:00: TAHITI – PUNAAUIA. Museum of Tahiti and Doors Open Islands (free entry), musical entertainment by a trio of local musicians.

Thursday 28 September

08 h 00: TAHITI – PAPEETE. Quai des Paquebots: Traditional welcome with musical entertainment for cruisers of the cruise ship “Carnival Legend” and tiare giving.

Between 09:30 and 14:30: TAHITI NUI. Arahurahu and Arahoho marae sites: Animations and traditional dances.

6 pm to 10 pm: TAHITI – PAPEETE. Place Vaiete & les Roulottes: Live musical performance, presentation of Samuel Wallis, our first tourist arrived in Tahiti followed by a traditional dance show.