Samoan Language Week
Talofa Lava! Samoan Language Week / Vaiaso o le Gagana Sāmoa is being held from Sunday May 28 until Saturday 3 June 2017. The theme of the week is 'Ma’au i lou ofaga. Maua’a lou fa’asinomaga' – Keep your identity alive to thrive.
E maota tau’ave, mamalu tau’ave Samoa - The essence of being Samoan accompanies Samoans.
E le tauilo tama a Tausala - Great mothers rear great human beings.
E iloa ‘oe i lau gagana - Your language speaks volume of you
A malu i fale, e malu i fafo - Respect yourself and others will too
O le gagana e la’ei ai le aganu’u - Language characterises the essence of culture
The official language resource cards with our seven Pacific languages - including Sāmoan, are available for download here.
Speak, Use, Teach and Learn Gagana Sāmoa (Sāmoan Language) at home, work, everywhere.
Language learning resources:
We encourage you to find an event happening for Vaiaso o le Gagana Sāmoa in your area take part in the vibrant celebrations.
Help promote the Samoan Language Week in your church, workplace, school or your community.
Download this year's promotional poster here.
Samoan Language Factsheet
Download the 2017 fact sheet here (PDF, 740 KB)