Samoa Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Samoa

Local items include siapo (tapa) cloth, made from mulberry bark and painted with native dyes; mats and baskets; kava drinking bowls, made of hardwood and polished to a high gloss; shell jewellery; and Samoan stamps, available from the Philatelic Bureau.

Shopping hours

Mon-Fri 0800-1200 and 1330-1630, Sat 0800-1230. Some shops remain open during the lunch hour.

Nightlife in Samoa

Several nightclubs offer dancing and other entertainment. Several cinemas show English-language films and Chinese films with subtitles.

Edited by Jane Duru
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