NRL 2022: Titans, Food, Faith, Family and Footy – The Titans host an inaugural cultural evening

The Gold Coast Titans celebrated their first cultural night on Tuesday night with song, dance, traditional and family fare.

The evening featured performances by Samoan, Cook Islands, Indigenous and Tongan groups that all players, staff and community members joined in.

The event was planned by the newly formed Titans Cultural Collective, a cultural advisory group for players, staff and community members.

Gold Coast Titans President Dennis Watt said the evening was a great celebration of culture.

“The night was a wonderful celebration of all the cultures that make up the Gold Coast Titans,” Watt said.

“While the players themselves led the initiative, we are also indebted to community leaders Kevin Dando, Annette Fale and Tonga Lea’aetoa for helping bring one of history’s most memorable events to life. of the club.

“We intend to build on this to continue to learn and celebrate our respective backgrounds as we bring everyone together to make ourselves, ourselves, our families and our communities proud of everything we do on and off the field.

“Nights like these remind us that the things in life that unite us are much greater than those that divide us,” he said.

General Manager of Community and Game Development Renee Cohen said the Titans’ first Cultural Night was hugely successful.

“This was the first event hosted by our new cultural collective Titans and it was a great success,” Cohen said.

“Celebrating culture has always been a very important part of our club, so having the first cultural night was extremely special.

“It gave us a good idea of ​​the energy the Club will put into the 2022 season,” she said.

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