What type of music do Fiji people listen to?

Get ready to experience the rhythm of Fiji during your luxurious family holiday at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort. Let your hips sway and your feet tap to the irresistible beats of the island’s music. Immerse yourself in the captivating melodies and hypnotic rhymes and discover the unique musical traditions of Fiji. Our five-star resort provides the perfect setting for you to learn about the diverse and vibrant music scene of Fiji, from traditional Fijian Meke and Poi dances to modern Western-influenced compositions. Get ready to groove to the sound of Fiji and create unforgettable memories during your vacation.

An overview of Fijian music

Experience the vibrant and unique sound of traditional Fijian music during your stay at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort. Fijian music is a beautiful blend of Polynesian and Melanesian styles, with percussion instruments made from resonant wood being a prominent feature. The deep and mellow sounds of the lali and slit drums create a rich background beat, while the melody is carried by instruments such as the guitar, ukulele, and mandolin. Traditional Fijian music was once used to announce important events and is still played today for church and social gatherings. Let the mesmerizing rhythm and vocals of Fijian music transport you during your luxury family holiday at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort.

Famous Fijian artists

Discover the sounds of Fiji with some of the island’s most famous musicians. From the energetic beats of One2eight to the soulful melodies of Laisa Vulakoro, and the infectious Fijian anthems of Daniel Rae Costello, the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort invites you to experience the best of Fijian music. Laisa Vulakoro, known as the Vude Queen, has released 16 albums and specializes in disco and folk music. The popular Fijian band One2eight delivers energetic performances, while Daniel Rae Costello has been performing his catchy Fijian anthems around the world for nearly four decades. Don’t miss the chance to groove to the rhythms of these talented Fijian artists during your stay at our luxury resort.

The soundtrack of your stay at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort

At the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, music is an integral part of your experience. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed with sweet melodies played by singers and guitarists. The island music will continue to accompany you throughout your stay, with our band providing live performances during dinner in the resort’s stunning surroundings.

Past guests have raved about the experience, with one telling TripAdvisor, “They had the best band playing island music the night we were there which added another dimension to the experience.”

During our complimentary excursion to the nearby Nukubalavu village, you will be treated to traditional dance presentations set to the sound of the lali drums and singing, providing a true cultural experience.

Immerse yourself in the rhythm of the island and feel the music come alive during your stay at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, where every moment is infused with tropical paradise vibes.

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