Thank you Nance Haxton from Streets of Our Town, Australia for issuing this online article and interview about Yoyo's work, career and cultural background. Click here to read the full interview.
¨How awesome was the Saturday night Twilight Session with Yoyo Tuki, The venue was packed and pumping with this wonderful island sound¨.
O´Heart Festival 2018 - Tyalgum, Australia.
"Yoyo Tuki, the voice of the island Rapa Nui"
"His songs reclaim Rapa Nui culture, communion with nature and the respect for the ancestors of the place. An artist that is different, committed with the idea of promoting the culture of his ancestral people. The Rapanui voice, the voice, with music and lyrics from the most isolated island of the world"
La Contradejaen - Spain
"Yoyo Tuki is a talented musician and visionary artist from Rapa Nui, mixing tradition and musical styles ( jazz , fusion, pop, folk ... ). Through his songs he carries the message of union of the Polynesians, pride of their origins
and the conservation of these,in an ocean as vast as Europe."
My-Tahiti - The social Polynesian network, Tahiti
"Yoyo Tuki has been performing music since he was 17, and mostly in his Rapa Nui language.
In fact, maintaining Rapa Nui culture and promoting and preserving
the traditional language is at the heart of his creative
Pacific Break, ABC Radio Australia
"Yoyo sings predominantly in his native Rapa Nui language, yet successfully fuses Polynesian roots with modern
arrangements and intricate melodies. An enchanting mix: From calm emotive songs, to reggae influenced tunes,
to culture inspired music. The crowd was entranced to the last chord."
The Norfolk Window, Norfolk Island