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Maré CULTURAL HERITAGE

Yeiwene Yeiwene Cultural Centre

The Yeiwene Yeiwene Cultural Centre is named after the pro-independence leader from Maré, who was assassinated with Jean-Marie Tjibaou in 1989. It is located near the megalithic fortifications of Hnaenedre.

The Yeiwene Yeiwene Cultural Centre at La Roche presents paintings and sculptures of Kanak art. Temporary exhibitions of traditional Kanak art and various other entertainments are offered to the general public throughout the year. It is located near the Hnaenedre fortifications, a monumental megalithic structure, made from coral blocks, whose construction dates back some two thousand years. This site, called Hnakudotit, is an open-sided rectangle of imposing dimensions. The walls of the structure are about 4 metres high and have an average thickness of 10 metres. Legend has it that the wall was built in a single night.

DESCRIPTION

  • Equipment :
  • Exhibition space

Spoken languages

  • French

OPENING

  • Every day throughout the year Opening hours on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 7.30 am and 11 am and between 1 pm and 4 pm. On Friday between 7.30 am and 11.30 am and between 1 pm and 3.30 pm. Closed Saturday and Sunday.

CONTACTS

  • Hnaenedre
    98878 Maré

PRICES

Free entry.

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