July 18, 2017

Cutting Toddy in Tuvalu

Every morning and evening, the man of the house has to cut toddy in order to collect the coconut tree sap into a toddy nut or a bottle for traditional red toddy, in which the Tuvaluans used it for drinking, making food, eating, etc. Some Tuvaluans called red toddy is like honey because it sweet like honey. In the outer islands some men will cut toddy and leave it for a long time and they will get it down. So that they can use it to drink as alcohol and we called it “Kao”. It smell bad but it taste good if you want try it for the first time.
July 18, 2017

Te Ano (Traditional game) in Tuvalu

Te Ano is one famous traditional game in Tuvalu where two teams line up and facing one another and competition begins with one member throwing the heavy small ball toward the other team, who must hit it back with their hands. Points are scored if the opposite team lets the ball falls and the first team to reach 10 points. The points will get from the weak players where the balls always give to them and they are also their main target.
July 18, 2017

Sightseeing the Small Islets in Tuvalu

In Funafuti atoll which is the capital of Tuvalu. There are lot of islet where people can go for sightseeing and also for picnic. Most of the families during Christmas and New Year holidays, they went to one small islet for picnic. They bring all their family members and their food with them and go to these small islet for a little hide away and a small break. They will spend the weekend there, and they will come back to the main island when the weekend finished.
July 18, 2017

“Fatele” Traditional Dancing in Tuvalu

The fatele is a traditional dance song of Tuvalu. Dancing songs are the most common type of traditional Tuvaluan song, with other tradition dance styles including fakanau and fakaseasea. The fatele, is performed at community events and to celebrate leaders and other prominent individuals, who came and visit Tuvalu. In any Tuvalu feasting or occasion, gatherings, weddings, birthday party and so forth it’s always end or to be closed the program with the fatele.
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