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Home artists vibe up local music in PNG

LOCAL musicians continue to dominate Papua New Guinea (PNG) airwaves.

Musicians help raise climate change issue

Thousands of music fans, supporters and the public turn up at Bodo Field to witness the grand final of this first ever climate change music awareness competition.

Island style music from Sharzy rocks Gizo town

The country’s three time award winning musician Samson Allan Saeni known as “Sharzy” last weekend rocked Gizo with his unique Island styles of music.

Young gospel band back from tour

A YOUNG gospel band, Unix Jewels, this week returned from their two week tour of Port Vila, Vanuatu.

The group was part of a delegation from the Bethlehem South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) that attended a convention in Port Vila last week.

According to the group’s manager, Tommy Mana, Unix Jewels is made up mostly of primary and secondary school students who took up the opportunity to witness to the many SSEC members in Vanuatu.

“The children used their talents to bless the hearts of our fellow SSEC members in Port Vila, and since then we have received very encouraging and positive feedbacks from them,” Mr Mana said.

“Also during the tour, we were able to take shots for our new DVD expected to be released sometime next year,” Mr Mana said.

He thanked Our Telecom for assisting the group during its tour of Vanuatu and also its upcoming tour of Makira this Christmas.

Asked what his Christmas message to the many youths of this country is, Mr Mana said young people must use their talents to praise God, the giver of all gifts.

He added that only then can one find true comfort, peace, assurance and happiness.



Vanessa wows Honiara fans

VANUATU icon and Pacific songbird Vanessa Quai sent the Honiara crowd into rapture during her concert at the lakeside stage, Panatina, last Sunday.

‘Gospel music in own dialect wins back lost souls’

GOSPEL music sung in our people’s own dialect is the most effective means of touching our Church members who have gone astray (backsliders), it is also the key to strengthening the bond that we all share as people of Niuleni and Funafou in the Lau lagoons of North Malaita.

Brazilian entertainers heading to Honiara

A WELL-KNOWN Brazilian performing arts group, the “Rio Entertainers-Copacabana” will be coming to town this month.

Paeva pays tribute to fallen musician

ONE of the Pacific’s most prolific musicians, Ronnie Riti (Paeva) has paid tribute to fallen fellow comrade and former professional boxer, Prince Taupongi who died over the weekend.

Visiting American musicians to hold speakers programme

THE visiting American Hip Hop group, AUDIO PHARMACY will today hold an inspirational performing arts speakers program for young people in Honiara at the Police Club at Rove.

Local talents surprise US hip-hop group

AMERICAN hip-hop band Audiopharmacy yesterday staged an exciting performance for local emerging musicians at the Solomon Islands National University, Panatina pavilion.