News and Notices

TASI seafarer to make journey aboard flying proa

Monday, March 21, 2016

In the next few weeks, seafarers from across the Pacific will begin their journey across the Blue Continent to Guam for the Festival of Pacific Arts 2016. Among them will be Traditions About Seafaring Islands (TASI) member Ignacio "Nash" Camacho.

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BOH donates to FestPac

Monday, March 21, 2016

With the help of many throughout the local and regional community, preparations for what promises to be one of the largest events on Guam continues.

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Guam, Host Country For The 12th Festival Of Pacific Arts, Announces Its Delegation

Monday, February 8, 2016

(Saturday, February 6, 2016) – The 12th Festival of Pacific Arts Organizing Committee announced today its selection of 500 members who now make up the official Guam Delegation to FestPac 2016. The announcement took place at the Chamorro Lunar Calendar Festival in Tumon with artists, performers and practitioners in attendance waiting to hear if they were selected to represent their art and their island to the greatest cultural event in the Pacific.

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Guam Society of America | Free Workshops

Monday, October 5, 2015

In collaboration with the Guam Society of America, the Guam Festival of Pacific Arts 2016 Programming Committee is proud to present: Story telling, Dance, History of Visual Art in the Marianas, All about FestPac

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New Zealand Delegation Visits Adelup

Friday, August 7, 2015

In a meeting this afternoon with representatives from New Zealand, Governor Eddie Baza Calvo exchanged thoughts on the location of the festival grounds, and ideas on how to ensure the success of next years 12th Festival of Pacific Arts: What we own, what we have, what we share — United Voice of the Pacific.

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Festival Of Pacific Arts 2016: One-year Countdown Begins

Friday, August 7, 2015

The Festival of Pacific Arts Coordinating Committee, along with Governor Eddie Baza Calvo, FestPac Coordinating Committee Honorary Chairwoman First Lady Christine Calvo, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities (CAHA) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) announced that today marks exactly one year until the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts (FestPac) officially begins.

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New Caledonia Visit

Friday, August 7, 2015

Another delegation from the Pacific is in Guam to help prepare for the biggest island cultural festival on island next year.

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Guam Literary Arts Committee - Workshop

Saturday, September 6, 2014

The Guam Literary Arts Committee for the GUAM Festival of Pacific Arts 2016 is calling all interested artists to participate in our workshops on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the University of Guam CLASS Lecture Hall.

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3rd Festpac Workshop

Saturday, July 26, 2014

A workshop to create a Marianas-centric CHamoru Seafaring Lexicon and awaken and connect to Chamorro ancestral heritage is set for July 26 and 27. This workshop is the third in a set of four being offered by Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities with funding from the Guam Visitors Bureau and support from Guam Preservation Trust and Guampedia.

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