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Ouvea Walei Yam Festival
Ouvea Loyalty Islands New Caledonia

The community of Bunaca on Ouvea put on the first annual Yam Festival in July 2009. The three day festival attracted visitors from all over New Caledonia and some visitors from France and other nations as well. The local villagers all turned out and everyone had a great time. This sphere image was just at the climax of a Bougna making contest where teams of men and women assembled this local food from the raw ingredients of yams, plantains, tomatos, chickens or fish, coconut cream on top all wrapped into a package of special cooking leaves. Following the contest the Bungnas were put into a big earth oven to cook until the evening meal.

Visit the official Destination Iles Loyalte website on Ouvea, Loyalty Islands

Copyright: Richard Chesher
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Uppladdad: 10/08/2009
Uppdaterad: 23/05/2014
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Tags: ouvea; new caledonia; loyalty islands; ouvea festival; fete du walei
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