Music is such a vital part of the Ni Vanuatu way of life and Village de Santo Resort places great importance in promoting and supporting local music and performers.
Beverley was a founding member of the LGSF festival in 2011 and a committee member again 2012.Together joining a strong local committee and Nabil as treasurer the festival was a musical and cultural success. The festival was also used as a tool to educate Ni Vanuatu to keep santo clean! Hence the name "Let’s look after Santo".
The Village de Santo Resort team is involved in many projects of which some are outlined below.
• Committee members of Canal Studio (Music Studio) since 2009-2012
• The Resort raised money for the repair and purchase of musical instruments through the weekly Music Functions.
• Musical exchange between Australian and Ni Vanuatu bands, giving the chance for local bands to receive international exposure.
• Encouraging and promoting live local music weekly at the Resort.
• Guest “Pay it Forward Program”- donations of guitars, mobile recording box, guitar strings, music equipment.
• Beverley Coordinated and travelled to the Rainforest World Music Festival 2011 in Sarawak, Kuching, Borneo with six Ni Vanuatu ladies from Leweton Custom & Cultural Village Santo to perform their Magical Water Music
• They also toured to the Queensland Music Festival on the way back home the women played their Water Music at Southbank Cultural precinct pool and gained a spot on nationwide news -The Seven thirty Report.