Emmanuel Mailau came to Port Vila with only his brother Lemuel and cousin Omsy to play with him. But within a couple of days, he'd met Arno - a member of the Wan Smolbag theatre company, and a drummer. In Pango village where the trio are staying, he also met neighbour Kidley and friend Anderson, a pair of keyboardists. Together, the six-piece will perform on stage at Fest'napuan (and live on Radio Australia); here, we bring you their first rehearsal together, and some of their reflections afterward.

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