Ie lavalava

(Begins at about 0:36 in this clip, a performance by the Teachers Training College of Samoa.) "Ie lavalava" is a Samoan sarong, something we wear daily. Among other, deeper themes, this song celebrates the beauty of Samoan culture as expressed in the design of our...

Le Ekalesia

Referring to a large, well-known church conference in Malua, this song is sung so often at celebrations that it's become a Samoan tradition. It was reportedly written by the late EFKS Reverend Alesana Tofilau Afa'aso and possibly four others (see the comments below...