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Colors of Bora Bora - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Bora Bora Island in French Polynesia The romantic island is very popular not only with couples and artists looking for inspiration, but only with fans of the event tourism. During the year, several colorful festivals are held here. Each of them is characterized by a diversity of funny beach entertainments, festive treats and music. In 2011, the Bora Bora Liquid Festival took place for the first time. This beautiful holiday is annually held in the middle of December.
Many travelers associate Bora Bora with luxurious beach resorts. Here, tourists have a wide choice of top-rated fashionable hotels. The luxury Hilton hotel is very popular with high-level … Open
The main goal of the festival is to initiate the guests of the island into the local culture and way of living. Here, travelers can watch exciting sports competitions. In the evening, they can come to the beach and barbecue parties. There are also special entertainments for children. The colorful beach Bora Bora Liquid festival lasts for 7 days. Those who want to devote their vacation to sightseeing tours should take part in the festival. Its program includes many interesting excursion events.
This beautiful holiday held in the middle of December started to be celebrated in 2000. It is called IronMana. For ten years, it has become incredibly popular with travelers. Originally, the festival was limited to standard beach parties where tourists could listen to folk music and taste interesting dishes cooked over an open fire. Then, the holiday program has been broadened. In 2011, it was renamed but the point and atmosphere of this festive event have not changed. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Bora-Bora is located in the northwest from the other island of French Polynesia that is equally famous, Tahiti. It is often called “pearl of the Pacific Ocean” for its unrivaled beauty. … Open
Today, Bora Bora Island is one of the most prestigious resorts in the world. This attracts a lot of world-famous celebrities. One of the main peculiarities of the island is its hotels located near the coast. To be exact, some of them are built right on the water, on piles. Many hotels are real masterpieces of architecture. Well-equipped bungalows have a glass floor and beautiful terraces with artificial lights that let visitors admire the beauty of the underwater world at any time of the day. Near the coast, there are a lot of small motu islands where the most elite hotels are located.
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National traditions of French Polynesia

One of the most interesting concepts in French Polynesia is the mystical “mana”. Mana can mean a lot of things: vitality, independence, beauty, grandeur, intelligence, truth, and so on. It mainly depends on the situation and what needs to be expressed. When people say about a person: “he has mana”, often means that he has attained some kind of enlightenment. Another distinctive Polynesian trait is widely spread tattoos. Tattooing has always been an important part of the Polynesian culture and could be drawn to the skin as a sign of belonging to some tribe or a symbol of the transition from childhood to adulthood. The word itself “tattoo” is of Tahitian origin. The Tahitians had a god of tattoos, known for decorating all the fish. Each line of the tattoo on the body, each dash is still considered to be connected with mana. Most of the islanders believe that every Polynesian should have at least one tattoo. … Open
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Bora Bora

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Bora Bora. Learn the best periods to visit Bora Bora to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Bora Bora.
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