Tapati Festival Easter island 2013 Rapanui

Posted on Jan 31, 2013 |

Tapati Festival

Tapati Festival

Get deep in the culture and people of Rapa Nui, celebrating a festival where the population is divided into two alliances for 9 days and compete in different challenges, gaining points to crown their candidate as the Queen of Rapa Nui.

One of Easter Island’s mayor attraction is their cultural festivals, of which there are many held throughout the year. The most famous includes the Tapatai Rapa Nui and Tokerau festivals. The former is the most relevant display of the island’s cultural traditions, given that it promotes Rapa Nui ancestral customs through songs, dances, typical dresses and other ancient traditions.

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