Samoa Islands

SHORT INFORMATION

Population of Samoa

Samoa has a population of 194,320. About three-quarters of the population live on the main island of Upolu.

SHORT INFORMATION

Culture of Samoa

The traditional culture of Samoa is a communal way of life based on Fa'a Samoa, the unique socio-political culture. In Samoan culture, most activities are done together. There are 3 main parts in the Samoan culture, that is faith, family and music. The traditional living quarters, or fale (houses), contain no walls and up to 20 people may sleep on the ground in the same fale.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Samoan Festivals

Samoan festivals are of many types. There are festivals in Samoathat are traditional and cultural and again, Samoan people celebrate many of the Christian festivals as well being a Christian country. In Samoathere are holidays on several Christian religious days for religious observation. Many festivals are related to these religious observations.