NEW YORK, NY, November 17, 2009--Last Voices today announced a partnership with the South Pacific Republic of Vanuatu to support Last Voices and its Call to Culture initiative promoting cultural awareness. Last Voices has donated digital technology enabling Vanuatu to preserve its rich cultural heritage and share it with the world at Call to Culture in 2012. This is the first of many Last Voices donated Digital Hubs designed to help bridge the digital divide and preserve and share indigenous cultures throughout the world.
"We are excited to continue working with Last Voices to support our cultural awareness initiatives and are so grateful for the contribution of technology" said Former Prime Minister Barak T. Sope "Vanuatu is looking forward to being a part of Call to Culture 2012 and this important global cause of cultural sustainability."
"Vanuatu holds a special place in my history and in my heart." said Last Voices' founder Anthony Copping. "Its extraordinary cultural depth and its survival is testimony for the Last Voices mission. We're thrilled to have them supporting Call to Culture and our global mission of sharing these magical cultures with the world."
About Vanuatu: Vanuatu is an archipelago of 83 South Pacific islands with geography ranging from accessible volcanoes to pristine underwater environments. Vanuatu rich and diverse cultural heritage retains a strong diversity through local regional variations and through foreign influence exhibited in a unique blend of intact tribal communities.