Influential Art, Culture & Traditions Accessed via Superyacht

17 October 2019

Guests can travel to some of the world’s most exotic locations whilst also being educated and immersed in beautifully diverse cultures. In every community on the planet, artistic expression has emerged to provide an outlet for thoughts, feelings & cultural traditions.

Art: in its broadest meaning, is the expression of creativity or imagination.
Culture: shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that define a group of people.
Tradition: the handing down of statements, beliefs, customs & information from generation to generation.

Discover art, traditions and culture on the below superyachts in exotic destinations:

SILENTWORLD IN TAHITI 
Tahitians inherited a rich and vibrant culture from their ancient ancestors. Polynesian artistry – which includes weaving, woodcarving, and tattooing, each tells a colourful story about life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Picture: Getty images

DE LISLE IN FIJI 
Tapa cloth (or simply tapa) is a bark-cloth that is made from a fine paper from a mulberry tree or masi in Fijian. It was traditionally used as clothing & draped over people with chiefly status.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRATELLI IN THE KIMBERLEY, WESTERN AUSTRALIA 
Kimberley rock art was made by indigenous Australians on their traditional land. Different groups created different styles  & some are believed to be up to 60,000 years old.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SETTLEMENT IN VANUATU
The famous land-diving ceremony celebrates the yam harvest. Men and boys dive from wooden towers with vines tied to their ankles, helping to guarantee a bountiful harvest the following year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BELUGA IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA 
Papua New Guinean art has a long rich diverse tradition. In particular, it is world-famous for carved wooden sculptures: masks, canoes and story-boards.

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