Vanuatu Cultural Centre – The local cultural traditional building in Port Vila

The cultural center works to record and promote the diverse cultures” of Vanuatu. It fulfills the role a national body for the preservation, the protection and the promotion of the different aspects of the culture of the archipelago.

Interior of the National Museum of Vanuatu – Vanuatu Cultural Centre / Image source

The Vanuatu Cultural Centre founded in 1955, includes the National Museum of Vanuatu, the National Film and Sound Unit, the Vanuatu Cultural and Historical Site Survey, the National Archives, the National and Public Library, the Tafea and Malekula Cultural Centre.

Its aim is to record and promote the traditional indigenous cultures of Vanuatu in their various aspects, but also the country’s “contemporary arts and music”.

Some cultural artifacts inside this Vanuatu Museum / Image source

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