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Samoan dance

Samoan dance

Hillary College’s Samoan group perform their sasa at the ASB Auckland Secondary Schools Māori and Pacific Island Cultural Festival (Polyfest) in 1992. The sasa can be danced while seated or standing, and the movements (which are based on ordinary village activities) are not set.

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Megan Cook, 'Cultural dance - Pacific dance', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/44731/samoan-dance (accessed 22 January 2022)

Story by Megan Cook, published 22 Oct 2014