Wednesday, September 17, 2008


The International Tattoo Festival Association (A.F.I.T.) in collaboration with DB TAHITI is over taking the organizing of the International Convention TATTOONESIA-TATAU I TAHITI for the next 3 editions.

The 4th edition will take place on Tahiti at the Aorai Tini Hau Center from the 6th to the 9th of November 2008 with the official participation of RFO Television (Groupe France Television), La Depeche, Tatouage Magazine (French), Tatuaz & Tatoofest Magazine (Polish), Air Tahiti Nui, the Gie Tahiti Tourisme and the Polynesian Government.

Since the 1980’s, we have witnessed the Tattoos rebirth which touches all social levels. With more than 200 000 tattooists world wide, it is estimated that more than 200 million people are tattooed, figure in constant evolution. The Polynesian tattoo has worldwide notoriety and is stated as one of the 7 main styles next to the Japanese Tattoo, the American tattoo, the European tattoo, the African tattoo, the Arabic tattoo and the Tribal tattoo.

In order to promote the finest artists and enable the public and foreign tourists to be tattooed under the best sanitary conditions possible in the largest International Polynesian tattoo convention of the Pacific, a local and international pre selection committee is sending a participation call to the tattooists who wish to participate in the 4th edition of Tattoonesia.

For more informations you can contact now the comitee : for international tattooers ROONUI, TAUTU, VATEA and for polynesians and pacific tattooers Eugène KAVERA (+689 708600), EFRAIMA HUUTI, ERIC GRESSET and THIERRY PIRATO in French Polynesia

Inscription files can be obtained at the secretaries office of Db Tahiti +689 533700.
Deadline for inscriptions is September 31st 2008.