Share your creative knowledge

We are coming up to the end of the third school term, so it’s time to get our school holiday program hats on. This year, we’ve designed a program specifically for our Pasefika Youth, called Performing Arts for Pasefika Youth (PAPY). We’ve been facilitating arts programs for youth since the beginning of PICAA in 2016…

Tapena sou ōso mo lau malaga – Samoan Language Week 2020

Talofa lava! It has been a while since we’ve posted, with the pandemic looming and seeing an abrupt transformation around the world and in our daily lives, we hope you are coping and are doing well wherever you are. For many people the current climate has seen them alter, defer and postpone certain events in…

Pasefika Youth in the Arts

One of our strengths as an organisation is our ability to see the creative needs of Pasefika youth here in Australia. In recent years, PICAA rolled out programs aimed towards enticing Pasefika youth to the arts – the most successful of these being our ‘Acting Classes for Youth’ program which introduces students ages 10 –…

“REHAVAIKI” A musical production (A.Tofete/R.Seumanutafa) in 2017

Friday 14th July 2017 – what an amazing night that was – our second showing of “ReHavaiki”, a Pacific Island musical written and directed by Asalemo Tofete and musically composed by Rita Seumanutafa.  When people think of a Pacific Island musical show, Hammerstein and Rodgers’ “South Pacific” comes to mind for many theatre goers.  In…