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Hura Pahu themed-dinner

Friday 31st of January, 2020 -

On Friday 31st of January, from 7pm to 10pm, discover our Hura Pahu themed-dinner, a special edition of the Soirée Merveilleuse, at Te Tiare restaurant !

Let yourself be mesmerized by the Hei Tahiti troupe’s incredible dance show entitled « La pomme de la discorde - Matameha'i ».

During this traditional dance show which tells the story of Adam and Eve, enjoy the delicious barbecue and rotisserie buffet and our delicious desserts !

Rate : 9900 cfp per adult and 4950 cfp for children from 4 to 11 years old

Information and reservation : +689 40 86 51 50 –

Tiki Bar Poster

Program of the week at the Tiki Bar

Monday, November 18, 2019 to Saturday, November 23, 2019 5:30 p.m. - At the InterContinental Tahiti Resort – Faaa

This week at the Tiki Bar at the InterContinental Tahiti Resort

? Monday 18 and Tuesday 19: Do not miss the unmissable Instant Sunset with Caviar and Champagne from 17:30 in the Lobby Bar!
For a bottle of Billecart Salmon bought a box of 12gr Petrossian offered!

? Wednesday 20: From 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., we will be pleased to host the Torea group!

? Thursday 21: It's the return of Bubbles Thursdays! Join us at 17:30 and enjoy a live Guy Laurens!

? Friday 22: From 17:30 start your weekend with music Koru! This is the perfect opportunity to spend a pleasant time with friends while enjoying our delicious cocktails of the month in the pool!

? Saturday 23: End your day with Teiva LC & Friends, from 17:30 to 20:30 at the Tiki Bar!

Happy Hour every day from 16:30 to 18:30, on our cocktail selection of the month, the glass of red wine Montes Alpha Carmenère 2016, the glass of white wine Montes Alpha Chardonnay 2014 wine glass pink Rimauresq Cru 2018 and the glass of Champagne Moët Impérial *
* the range of wine and champagne Happy Hour proposed changes monthly.

Tattoo International Convention Polynesia Tatau 2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - Hotel Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort

This year the association welcomes you Polynesia Tatau side Punaauia. The Tattoo Convention to be held on 6, 7, 8 and 9 November 2019 at the Hotel Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort.

Tattoo International Convention

Tattoo Convention bringing together several local artists and international. Many events and competitions of the most beautiful parts Tatau. Enter at 500 XPF

Agricultural Fair

The Agricultural Fair 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - Vaitupa, Faaa

The Agricultural Fair 2019 takes place from Thursday September 26 to Sunday, October 10, 2019 at the fairgrounds in Vaitupa Faa'a.

2019 Agricultural Fair

On the site of Vaitupa, discover and rediscover the diversity of our productions.

Women and men, experts and passionate about agriculture, you expose the richness of their production .

Beekeeping, Animal Husbandry, Horticulture, transformers, agriculture ... All trades primary sector together in ONE place Vaitupa for 10 days FAIR.

Te Hura Nui

Te Hura Nui

Friday, August 16, 2019 – 19h00 - Festivities Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort managed by Sofitel, Punaauia

Come and discover the 16th edition of the "Te Hura Nui" festival at Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort. Every Friday evening in August offers you the opportunity to discover Polynesian culture presented by different dance groups.
To celebrate this festive moment, a delicious buffet will be served by Chef Jeremy Martin. On the menu dishes of grilled lobsters and seafood.
Program of the Te Hura Nui:
Friday, August 2: Hitireva
Friday, August 9: Temaeva
Friday, August 16: Tamari'i Mataiea
Friday 23 August: Teva i Tai
Friday, August 30: Tere'ori
Not dineurs: 2,000 francs
Dinner: 10,900 francs (excluding drinks)
Children under 12 years old: 5,450 francs (excluding drinks)
Accommodation package for 2 people, including dinner-show + night in a room with a garden view + American breakfast: 39 500 francs.
Payment upon reservation and limited places
Reservations and information at 87 21 80 21 21 or 40 47 07 99

Apero shopping Tiki Bar

Special Mini Heiva shopping aperitif

Thursday 25 July 2019 from 3pm - Tiki Bar of Intercontinental Tahiti resort, Faa'a

The Tiki Bar of the Intercontinental offers you an event that combines shopping, drinks and a local atmosphere. Meeting Thursday, July 25 from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Creations of local craftsmen will be on display, you will be able to discover clothes, jewellery and accessories.
Enjoy a local atmosphere with a concert by the group Pepena from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. All this accompanied by the delicious cocktails that are offered to you this month during Happy Hour (from 4:30 pm to 6 pm)
List of creators:

Poster Te Aito 2019

TE AITO 2019

Friday 19 July to Saturday 20 July 2019 - Venus Point Beach, Mahina

This year again, the famous Te Aito va'a Te Aito race is organized by Te Aito Events it will be the 32nd edition. This event is the largest local V1 race that brings together champions and new fans every year.
The rowers are divided into several categories:

  • Friday, July 19, 2019:
    • 08h00: Te Aito Tama: U10 (3km), U12 (6km) and U14 (9km) - girls and boys
    • 12h00: Te Aito Taurea: U16 and U18 (14km) - girls and boys
  • Saturday, July 20, 2019:
    • 08h00: Te Aito Vahine / Te Aito Matuatua: Open, Master (14km) 40, 50, 60 and 70
    • 13h00: Te Aito Tane: Open, Master 40, 50, 60 and 70 (28km)
Several activities will be organized during these two days of Va'a hoe celebration.

Tahiti Tourisme _ Dimitri Nguyen Verdenet

Pareu day

Friday, June 28, 2019 - French Polynésia

6th edition of pareu day invites all polynesian people, visitors or foreigners, whether in Polynesia or elsewhere, to this event. We invite you to wear a pareu.
Each year this event is organized by “Tahiti et ses îles” and we can see hundreds of photos circulate on social networks. You are offered a local experience at work, at home, at school or on the go.
Activities will also be offered during the day.
The program:
9h00: Group photo with the public in Pareu at the Papeete Maritime Station.
09h30 to 11h30: Traditional demonstration workshops on pareu on the East Coast: Pointe Vénus site.
13h30 to 15h30: Traditional dances with demonstrations of the port of pareu on the West Coast: site of the Arahurahu marae.
17h30: Projection of the photos and videos posted on the day of pareu on Place Vaiete.
19h00: Traditional dance performance in Pareu.
20h00: Live concert by the young singer Nohorai Temaiana.
21h30: Projection of photos and videos posted on the social networks of the day at pareu.

Tiki Bar Poster

Program of the week at the Tiki Bar

Monday 10 to Saturday 15 June 2019 - At the InterContinental Tahiti Resort – Faaa

Monday 17 and Tuesday 18: Instant Sunset "Caviar/Champagne" from 17h30 at the Lobby Bar.
For a bottle of Billecart Salmon purchased, a box of Petrossian Caviar 12gr free!
Wednesday 19: From 5:30 pm, come and enjoy an evening of music with TOREA!
Thursday 20: From 5:30 pm, enjoy Thursday Bubbles with Tane & Manuia!
Friday 21: Come celebrate the Fête de la Musique with friends or family and enjoy several concerts on the stage of the Tiki Bar:

- From 2pm to 4pm, meet the Pepena group!
- From 6pm to 8.30pm, enjoy the live concert of the group Tama
- From 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm, end your evening in style with the group Manavib's - Music Is Life
On this occasion, the Tiki Bar will be exceptionally open from 10am to midnight and will offer a Happy Hour all day long on the cocktails of the month and Hinano beer!
For a festive atmosphere throughout the day, several activities are also planned on the Te Tiare restaurant stage: live concerts by the groups Kama Kiks, TahSession, and Maro'ura and a dance performance by the Hei Tahiti troupe.
Saturday 22: Tah Session group wait you from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at Tiki Bar!
Don't forget, Happy Hour at the Tiki Bar is every day from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm on the cocktails of the month!

Miss Tahiti 2019 Poster

Miss Tahiti 2019 Gala

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - At the InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa, Faa'a

The Miss Tahiti Gala Evening will take place on Saturday, May 25, starting at 6:00 p.m., at the Intercontinental Tahiti Resort & Spa. The theme of this gala this year will be the “Flowery Woman”. We invite participants to come dressed in Flowery Outfit.
This evening will give you an idea of the Miss Tahiti 2019 election, you may start voting for your favorite candidate by SMS to 7588 or via the Miss Tahiti application.
Tickets on sale at Carrefour, Radio 1 or
Here is the teaser of the 9 candidates for the election: see HERE

Poster Tahiti Pearl Regatta 2019

Tahiti Pearl Ragatta

From Tuesday 07 to Saturday 11 May 2019 - Raiatea - Huahine - Taha'a

Attend and follow this 16th edition of the Tahiti Pearl Regatta which will take place on the islands of Raiatea, Taha'a and Huahine. Ideal for sea lovers and sailing enthusiasts, this incredible Pacific race is organised every year by the Raiatea Regatta association, this will be its 15th edition.
This local event combines several categories such as canoes, sails and of course regattas.
On the program:
Tuesday 07:Opening of the village and registration.
Wednesday 08:Village and training regatta, crew briefing, evening and night in Uturoa Raiatea Bay.
Thursday 09:Raiatea rally to Huahine, dinner and Polynesian evening at Fare Huahine (dress Code : Pareo)
Friday 10:Huahine rally to Taha'a, dinner and evening at Motu Pearl Farm Taha'a (dress code: Under-Water)
Saturday May 11:Taha'a Tower, Awards Ceremony, dinner and evening at the motu Céran Taha'a (dress code: Peace & Love)
Telephone: 87 28 08 08 44
Facebook: TahitiPearlRegatta

Planetarium 2019 Poster


From Friday 03 to Tuesday 07 May 2019 - Papeete - The House of Culture (Te Fare Tahiti Nui)

The Maison de la culture, in partnership with the ProScience association, offers you once again the opportunity to discover the planetarium in the Muriavai room.
Open from Friday 03 to Tuesday 07 May 2019, it is the ideal opportunity to discover the Polynesian sky and the constellations. Experience a 40-minute interstellar journey for both adults and children.
On the program: The night sky, the solar system, the life cycle of a star, constellations and myths, navigation using the stars and our galaxy.
Ticket sales on site. You can also check the schedule of the sessions HERE
Adult rates (from 10 years old): 500 XPF per person
Child rate (from 04 to 10 years old): 300 XPF per person
By telephone: 89 72 02 60 or 40 544 544 544
On the website:

Color Fun Run 2019 Poster - 6th edition

Color TRT Fun Run 2019 - 6th edition

Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm - Papeete - Fare Ute

Come and participate in the "Color Fun Run" organized by the Tahitian Runnin Team association from 3:00pm to 6:00pm in Papeete - Fare Ute!
A route of about 3.5 km is available, which can be done by running or walking, all you have to do is enjoy.
Created to make a colourful gathering and with musical entertainment being provided throughout the route. The aim of this event is to arrive as colourful as possible thanks to the hypoallergenic and natural and therefore biodegradable powders that will be placed on different sites along the course.
Your participation will also allow you to donate a portion of the proceeds to a local charity.
Stay until the end to try to win prizes. Children can also accompany their parents (from 6 years old), you can come with friends, or with family.
This 6th edition is attracting more and more people every year, are you getting involved this year?
Rate for children from 6 to 14 years old: 1 500 XPF
Adult rates from 15 years old: 2 000 XPF
Tickets on sale at Intersport Fare Ute and Bodystudio
Information on Facebook or by phone at 87 79 85 85 85 

Easter Brunch 2019 Poster

Easter Brunch

Sunday, April 21, 2019 & Monday, April 22, 2019 from 07:00 - InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa

The Easter weekend is not only for children, but also for adults who can enjoy a good family brunch. Intercontinental invites you to share a delicious meal at the Tiare restaurant with continental, American or Tahitian breakfasts, or Easter specialities!
During Sunday, April 21 will take place from 07:00 to 15:00.
During Monday, April 22nd will take place from 07:00 to 11:00.
It will be animated by a trio of ukulele and a traditional dance show.
An egg hunt for children will be at 10:00 am. Activities and workshops will also be available to delight your children.
Adult rate: 7 500 XPF / person
Child rate: 3 750 XPF / person
Booking and prepayment required in advance.
Telephone number: 40 86 51 51 50

Poster of the 1st Raiatea Crafts Fair

1st Raiatea Crafts Fair

From Tuesday 02 to Sunday 14 April 2019 - In the Hall of the Assembly of French Polynesia

Raiatea's first ever craft fair opens in the Hall of the Assembly of French Polynesia from Tuesday, April 02 to Sunday, April 14, 2019.
The theme of this very first edition will be "Te rima rima aravehi no te mau ohipa atoa no Raromatai" which will focus on the importance of handcrafting for local crafts. It is a way of highlighting traditional crafts and showing that it is still possible today to live off our culture and at the same time to transmit it.
On the program during its 13 days: opening day, then alternating 1 day of competition followed by a workshop day, learning related to the theme of the previous competition. Also the prize-giving ceremony for the competitions will take place on Friday 12.
The themes of the competitions and workshops will be diverse: making a crown, making a shell necklace, making a tifaifai (local blanket) and pillowcases, making a short necklace made of shell and mother-of-pearl and finally braiding.
Click here for the daily programme of the exhibition.

Poster Hinano Live 2019

Hinano Live 2019

Friday 05 April 2019 - Royal Tahitiien

Do you want to have fun like at a nightclub but with a touch of local? Hinano Live is here to surround you with local bands. We look forward to seeing you at the Royal Tahitian on Friday, April 05 from 6:30 pm. If you are staying in this hotel don't miss this opportunity!
On the program you will have a selection of 5 groups:
- Maruao
- Verua
- Eono
- Yellow Stone
- Manuhau
Pre-sale prices: 1500F
Rate on site: 2500F
Tickets on sale at Magic City Papeete, Magic City Faa'a and Royal Tahitian.
1 gift will be offered to the first 100 at the entrance.

Poster Moorea Marathon 2019

Moorea Marathon 2019

Friday 29 and Saturday 30 March - Moorea

The Moorea Marathon is an international event that has existed since 1988, it is a good way for you to discover the island of Moorea while participating in a race welcoming people from all walks of life.
With an arrival on Temae beach, which is a white sandy beach with crystal clear water and a clear view. 
Choose your route from those offered: 42 km marathon, 21 km half-marathon, 10 km Aito run, a 5 km "glow run" and even children can participate in the 1 km "kids run".
During the Moorea Marathon you will also be able to enjoy dance shows and entertainment to make the most of your stay. 


Friday, March 29:
15:00 Village Opening
17h00 Welcome cocktail and race briefing
17h30 Pasta Party
19h30 Departure from Moorea Glow Run (5 km)
21:00 Closing of the evening  

Saturday, March 30:
03h30 Opening of the Marathon Village
04h30 Departure from Moorea Marathon (42 km)
05h30 Start of the EDT-ENGIE Half Marathon (21 km)
06h30 Departure from POLYMAT AITO Race (10 km)
11:30 am Departure from ROTUI Kids Run (1 km)
12:30 Ma'a Tahiti Meal
14.00 Award Ceremony
16h00 Closing of the Village  

To see the video click here

The Cathedral "Notre Dame de Papeete"

Temples, churches and marae of Fenua

Saturday, March 30, 2019 - Papeete

If you are passionate about history and historical sites, a day of discovery of the remains of Tahiti Island awaits you. Come and discover the different structures dating back to before and after colonization. Meet in Papeete for the start of the tour.
The program:
7:00 am – Breakfast at the Tourism Office.
7:45 am – Stop at Notre Dame Cathedral in Papeete and the Protestant temple of Paofai.
8:30 am – Guided tour of the marae Ta’ata in Paea by Raymond GRAFFE.
10:00 am – Guided tour of the marae Mahaiatea in Papara by Raymond GRAFFE.
11:30 am – Guided tour of St. John-Baptist Church in Mataiea district.
12:30 pm – Lunch time in a Polynesian atmosphere in Papearii district.
1:30 pm – Guided tour of Juliette wellness garden.
2:00 pm – Guided tour of the marae Nuutere in Vairao.
4:00 pm – Coffee break at the “Trou du souffleur” in Tiarei.
5:00 pm – Guided tour of the Kanti temple in Papeete. 
6:00 pm – Back to the Tourism Office.
Reservation at (available 2 weeks before)
Adult rate: 9 000 XPF
Child rate (under 12 years old): 5 000 XPF

Organizer: Tahiti Tourisme
Email address:
Facebook: MyTahiti

Brunch Buffet


Every Sunday - Sofitel Moorea

Enjoy a quiet day where relaxation and relaxation will be available every Sunday from 12:00 to 15:00! Brunchs at Sofitel Moorea will bring you joy and pleasure, with a breathtaking view of Tahiti, a musical entertainment that will be presented to you by the HAUATA Trio. Your children can also have fun with the entertainment of Nani the clown.

Relax by the white sandy beach and enjoy the delights of the sea.

Adult rates: 7 400 XPF
Children's rates (under 12 years old): 3 700 XPF
Package: Brunch + Ferry ticket round trip + Moorea taxi round trip + beach access all day long: 9 800 XPF

Information and booking at 40 55 12 12 12

 Teiva SC

Teiva LC

Saturday, February 23, 2019 7:00 p.m. - Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort

Have a Wonderful evening with amazing Teiva SC Saturday, February 23 at the Sofitel Moorea Beach Resort!
Free admission from 19h

We are waiting for this magnificent evening!

Correct outfit required. Management reserves the right input.
Information and reservations at 40 55 December 12

magnificent millenary Polynesian culture

Magnificent Polynesia Sofitel Moorea

Wednesdays & Saturdays - Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort

Let’s celebrate our magnificent millenary Polynesian culture !
Discover the richness of craftsmanship during the workshops at 5 PM that will lead you to the opening of the Ahimaa (traditional oven) at 6:30 PM and taste the local specialties at our buffet from 7 PM Discover the Tahitian dance with our Polynesian show and vibrate to the rythmn of the ukulele !


Week of November 20th - Polynesian Sky

"Matari’i i ni’a", where the season of abundance “tau ‘auhune” begins. The transition from a period to another was a
key moment in the ancient life and was marked by important rites and rituals. Nowadays, many manifestations allow
us to relive these authentic moments; the other period is "Matari’i i raro", on the upcoming Saturday, May 20th, 2018.

Association Haururu -Vetea Avaemai - Tel.: (689) GSM: (689)


Saturday October 27th -

Moorea island special tour in local transportation “le truck” in ‘ukulele strolling atmosphere visiting sites with a lunch
of traditional food "ma'a Tahiti".
Tahiti Tourisme - Tel.: (689) /

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First International Festival of Tifaifai

First International Festival of Tifaifai

Friday, October 12, 2018 - Mayor De Punaauia

The 1st International Festival of Tifaifai is an opportunity to discover or rediscover the techniques of this craft fabric. Applied, patchwork, crochet or embroidery, the Tifaifai expresses the story of its creator ...

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