VOU is an award-winning Internationally renowned performing arts company that will bring magic to your event! We perform a variety of different experiences such as traditional iTaukei meke, spicy Bollywood, upbeat pacific, Latin, hip hop, live singing & drumming. We love a creative challenge and can even specially create a tailor-made show for any event and bring your vision to life!
VOU is at the forefront of contemporary Fijian dance, we have also spent years researching into the traditional chants and dances of the culturally unique provinces of the Fiji Islands. We have traditional meke from several provinces such as the fan dance or meke Iri, the club dance or meke wau and several other traditional Fijian dances. We have contemporary Fijian numbers that are lively and fast that keep audiences on the edge of their seat.
VOU has a wide range of Pacific repertoire that has been gifted to us by teachers from the various Pacific nations. The rhythms some from across the ocean and into the hearts and hips of all to enjoy these shows! From Samoan siva, sasa and fire dance to Tongan taualouga, Tahitian tamure, Hawaiian hula and the tantalising ura from the Cook Islands! We can take you on a journey of our Oceanic region to experience fascinating cultural dance.
Originally brought to Fiji from Samoa, fire dance has become a popular form in Fiji now. VOU has fire with a twist, adding some new contemporary elements beyond the traditional Fire poi and fire stick, we also use fire fans and fire hoops to create a daring spectacle that is punctuated with the crescendo of the fire sparkles to finish!
Fiji is a melting pot of rich and diverse cultures. We love to celebrate our Indo-Fijian communities with our spicy Bollywood themed shows! Keeping up to date with the latest Bollywood hits is a passion of ours and we love to get the audience up with us in a fun interactive Bollywood dance classes!
An art form that is constantly changing and evolving in new dynamic ways for our younger generation that can’t get enough of this hip-hop style. VOU was even the first and only crew to represent Fiji at the World Hip-hop Championships in Las Vegas, USA.
PERCUSSION AND CHANT
Fiji has a rich percussive music tradition VOU a live contemporary mix of percussion, ranging from the traditional beats, using traditional slit drums or Lali to modern day Fijian percussion or “Qiri Kapa” which is popular with kids living in settlements in Suva played on biscuit tins, buckets, fuel barrels and anything they can find to make a lively jam!
We also perform traditional Fijian chant or vucu. That can be worked into any of our performances.
JAZZ AND BROADWAY
Jazz is a favorite genre of ours, we can take the audience back to the saloons of Chicago or have the audience tapping their feet along to their favorite Broadway show tunes.
Create a different world with roving circus characters, from jugglers to stilt-walkers, with fortune-tellers and human statues as well, VOU’s roving performances create a unique atmosphere.
We can do roving in many different styles and themes, suitable for cocktail parties, especially human statues and a Brazilian Carnival theme.
From the Passion of the flamenco the fun yet sensual Salsa, let VOU entertain your guests with our Latin fiesta theme, and can even get everyone up into a conga line!