The Fale o Samoa, Māngere was overflowing last night for the 2nd #SamoaMoSamoaConcert 🇼🇸 celebrating 55 years of Samoa's independence.
History was also made last night as the #TatauDanceGroup launched the world's first #TatauDanceGroupAcademy. I was absolutely enthralled! Mālō le tōfā mamao!
Congratulations to the visionary Sake and two of the finest Samoan dancers/choreographers in the world; Alapati Tupuola and Malili who I've known since the beginning of their movement. Mālō le saili mālō!
My mentor, the late; Semau Laine Sagala-Timoteo taught me that you're 'not a success without a successor', meaning you're a successful leader if you mentor and empower more leaders.
#Tatau, you are all now raising the next generation of Samoan men who will show the world why our culture is second to none. Ia fa'amanuia tele le Atua. The #PacificEventsAndEntertainment Trust will always be in support 110%. Samoa mo Samoa!