Fire Dancing in the Cook Islands

While we were over in the Cook Islands filming the first episode of Real Pasifik we were lucky enough to have a fire dancing performance arranged especially for us.  

Being witness to the fire dancing performance was an overwhelmingly beautiful experience, made even more special by the fact that we were the only ones on this isolated and stunning beach on Aitutaki.   The performance acted as the best possible curtain raiser to our experience on Aitutaki.  We managed to capture some beautiful images and decided we simply had to show off the best of them with you here.

Setting the stage

A tradition proudly passed down through the generations

There’s no doubting the pure skill involved

Moving to the rhythm

Just breathtaking

And it kept getting better

Simply magic

Photos by Mark Summerville.


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  1. Mary Ama - September 9, 2013 11:46 am

    Proud to be a decendant of such a beautiful and uplifting culture

    Kia Toa
    Kia Manuia


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