In 1975, Jean-Marie Tjibaou, whose name was to become synonymous with the pro-independence movement in New Caledonia, organised the Melanesia 2000 Festival in Noumea. The idea behind this Festival was to bring together Kanak from all over the Territory in an attempt to revive their culture and pave the way for a new 'postcolonial' identity. Tjibaou produced a play-pageant of 'Jea Scenique', which was an adaptation of the Kanak foundation myth, Tea Kanake. A quarter of a century later, Dewe...[Show more]
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