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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Traditional Pirogue

Matavaa O Te Henua Enana Matavaa O Te Henua Enana arts festival, held on the remote Marquesas Islands. The celebration of local music, dance and crafts showcases the lively traditions of this Pacific archipelago, attracting delegations from all six inhabited islands, as well as tourists. Here, the arrival of the traditional pirogue.

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Date Taken: 12.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2020
Photo Location: Ua Pou Island, French Polynesia
Copyright: © hadriel torres