Tapati Rapa Nui
Tapati Rapa Nui 2011From the 3rd to the 12th of February, the traditional Tapati Rapa Nui was held. This is an anual festival in which the families form alliances around two or three candidates for Queen, participating in cultural events and artistic and athletic...
For 2017, the organizers took inspiration from the traditional Council of Elders Te Mau Hatu o te Rapa Nui which was reflected in the scenery installed at Hanga Vare Vare.
For many years, during the first half of February, the Tapati Rapa Nui cultural festival has been held, to commemorate the history of this people and to strengthen the cultural, artistic and sporting legacy of their ancestors. The Rapanui families unite in support of their candidates and competitors, participating actively in the hard collective labor.