1 - 2pm: Learn to Siva Samoa with the Miss Samoa Victoria 2019 contestants
Siva Samoa is a Samoan term for a Samoan Dance. It requires a dancer to retain grace; movements of the arms and hands are done so in a subtle but delicate manner. It is important for Samoan girls to how to Siva Samoa because it’s the ultimate way to express yourself culturally.
In early times High chiefs or Matais performed this special dance but modern days it is performed by a Taupou.
A Taupou is a ceremonial hostess selected by a high chief from a Samoa Village from the young girls of his household, elevated to a high rank, and charged with the formal reception and entertainment of visitors.