Functions

  • Coordinate and strengthen national efforts to promote and nurture Samoan Culture and creativity
  • Develop and Implement National Culture Policy
  • Promote cultural issues in national development planning
  • Preserve and nurture Samoan tangible and intangible heritage
  • Record, promote and disseminate Samoan language, oral traditions, traditional skills, knowledge, entertainment and sports
  • Participate in national efforts to record, protect and manage national heritage sites
  • Operate and develop Museum of Samoa to preserve material heritage and provide information on Samoan culture, history and nature
  • Develop national archives project to preserve Samoan archival records and strengthen public record keeping