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5 Reasons We Love Three Wise Cousins

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5 Reasons We Love Three Wise Cousins

We were lucky to see a private screening of Three Wise Cousins in Melbourne.  A theatre of 300 filled to the brim of Samoans ready to laugh and be entertained.  It wasn’t like any other movie screening I had been to, not even in Samoa.  As my son and I sat down we were offered a packet of popcorn from a complete stranger as they had ordered more than they could eat, thank you again kind man.  Then before the movie started as a group we all did the mili and pati (there is probably an actual term for this,...

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Three ways to use a Lavalava

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Three ways to use a Lavalava

A lavalava is a piece of cloth used as clothing.  It is also known around the world as a sarong and pareau.  It is worn by both men and women at any time of the day.  It can be worn while taking an outside shower, going for a swim in the ocean, as pyjamas and even as an evening gown to a fancy party. While the most common use of a lavalava is as a piece of clothing there are other ways that you can use your lavalava.  Here are thee ways to use a lavalava. 1. Lavalava Throw Blanket Most lavalavas...

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