The Polynesian Festival.
The Heiva Tahiti Polynesian Festival takes place annually in July.This traditional celebration brings together the inhabitants of the islands and atolls of Polynesia to Tahiti. For a month, dancers and athletes will compete in order to elect the best one. Several disciplines are: Racing bearing fruit, canoe races in the port of Papeete, traditional wind canoe racing, javelin throwing, stone lifting, shelling coconuts and the famous traditional Tahitian dances. This festival is a must.