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Yap Traditional Dances

At the living history museum

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Yap Traditional Mens Dance Traditional Yapese Mens Dance

All Yapese dances tell a story and usually when dances are performed at the living history museum the name of the dance and the story is shared in English prior to the  [...more]




2016 Homecoming Festival

June 17th & 18th

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YAP VISITORS BUREAU and the Yap Chamber of Commerce are inviting everyone to the  [...more]




2016 Homecoming Festival Invitation

June 16th - 18th

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Download the 2016 Homecoming Festival Invitation.

June 16th - 18th we will be celebrating 50 Years of Peace Corps in Yap with past and present volunteers.

Festivities start on Thursday and there is a night market planned for Friday  [...more]




Special Yap Day Tour

Mangyol Cultural Site: A Tale of Two Stone Money Banks

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Mogethin and welcome to Waab! We are pleased to invite you on a cultural heritage walking tour through our famous Mangyol Stone Money Banks (nomination for UNESCO’s World Heritage List) and a visit to our recent educational past, a former Japanese school site! The VIP and guest tours of these  [...more]




2016 Yap Day Program

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Destination Micronesia

Micronesia is an Ethical Destination newcomer.

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The developing nation received a perfect score in Freedom House’s yearly report on civil and political rights.

In 2015, Micronesia — which is made up of more than 600 islands in the western Pacific Ocean — protected 78 acres of forested wetland in the Yela Valley on Kosrae, the country’s  [...more]




2015 Canoe Festival

Saturday December 5th

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Next Canoe Festival
The Yap Living History Museum has announced that the 7th Annual Canoe Festival will be held on Saturday December 5, 2015. This year the festival will feature Traditional Sailing and Paddling Canoe races as well as International Canoe and totang races. There will be many other activities  [...more]




5th Annual Homecoming Invitation

June 17, 2015

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Yap Day 2015 Schedule

Message from the Chief, New Additions and a Downloadable Program

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Mogethin and Welcome:

On behalf of the state leadership, the Yap Day Committee 2015, and all the people of the State of Yap, it is a privilege to welcome all visiting guests and dignitaries to our humble island state. I hope that your trip to our island was  [...more]




What’s Yappening!

Tourism information, Island News & Events

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The Yap State Visitors Bureau is creating a new tourism resource starting with it's updated website design and mobile device-friendly layout. This is the beginning of an initiative that will help grow the state's visibility on the Internet and provide a richer experience for people interested in information, visiting the  [...more]