Polynesia Tatau Festival

 

06 • 09 November 2019

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Sofitel Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort
, 98718
French Polynesia

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Polynesia Tatau Festival

Cette Année Polynesia Tatau Festival vous accueille du côté de Punaauia

-Tattoo/Convention qui aura lieu les 06/07/08/09 Novembre à l’hôtel Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort à Punaauia (ancien Méridien)
Tattoo Convention réunissant plusieurs artistes locaux et internationaux.
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Le soir concours des plus belles pièces Tatau.

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The word “tattoo” finds its origins in the Polynesian language. Cook Captain was the first to use the word “tattoo”. The origins of the practice itself have its roots in the mists of time. Their owe one of the origins of this tradition to the Marquesans and It is also over there that you will find the most skilful tattooists.

This tradition was a rite which had an initiatory and social vocation. It was done at puberty to mark an important period of an individual’s life, and was done more frequently to men than to women.

A Tattoo was a sign of beauty required by people’s social status; it also showed the strength and courage of the one wearing it, thus inspiring respect towards tattooed people.

This practice was condemned by the European missionaries and therefore it almost completely disappeared. However, in French Polynesia, it reappeared during the 80’s when local artists went on a pilgrimage to Samoa islands where the practice of the tattoo has never been lost.

See you at Polynesia Tatau Festival!

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  1. Skinworkz TattooStudio 13 February 2014 at 06:53 - Reply

    In view of the forthcoming Tattoo Convention. Please be informed that Team Skinworkz would like to participate in the said affair.
    Hence, we would highly appreciate if you could confirm to us a possible reservation for space / stall etc.
    We deeply hope for your immediate consideration.
    Thank you and all the best.
    Please attach details at skinworxtat@yahoo.com

    Ricky Sta. Ana
    (Philippine Tattoo Artist Guild) PHILTAG President, DUTDUTAN Philippines Owner.
    http://www.skinworkz.ph
    facebook.com/RickyStaAna

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