MACFest seeks theme song

THE Melanesian Arts & Cultural Festival (MACFest) Committee is calling on musicians around the country to submit entries for the Festival Theme Song completion which opens this week. To qualify for the competition, the musician or artist must be a Solomon Islander by origin with a background in music and song writing or musical arrangement.…

Jaro, making it big

Set to tour New Zealand next By RONALD TOITO’ONA SOLOMON Islands renowned hit making songster ‘Jaro Local’ is set to head to the New Zealand on a scheduled tour this month. The man behind the famous ‘Half Malaita’ song will be performing for his NZ fans for the first time, at Club Royalz in Manukau,…

Big reggae concert here

HONIARA will stage the country’s biggest reggae concert next weekend. The Pacific Islands reggae sensations Naio from Vanuatu and Solomon Islands very own Native Stoneage will perform at Art Gallery showground on Saturday September 30 and Sunday October 1. Organiser of the concert Allan Siau told the Solomon Star that this two-day concert marks a…