Hinano Calendar 2019 - with cardboard support

Hinano Calendar 2019 - with cardboard support

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Limited series - a calendar to be layed on

Throughout the years, the Hinano calendar has became a true collector’s item. Exuding both authenticity and glamour, it is reflecting the beauty of Polynesian women.

Spiral calendar with cardboard stand, to put on a desk. It is about 6 pages with one picture and two months of the year on every page. On the case-cover there is 6 pictures in miniatures which compose each page of the calendar.

Pictures are colored and printed on all the surface of the page. They represent some beautiful vahine.

The ephemeris is vertically situated, on the back side. Every page make mention of :
- Monthes of the year in French and Tahitian language
- Polynesian holidays
- Moon calendar
- Hinano logo of the Brasserie of Tahiti : the traditional vahine

Vertical size (when closed) : 22 x 16 cm

The Hinano vahine

Vahine (pronounced vahiné) means woman or wife in Tahitian language.

Since 1955 this vahine is the is the logo of the famous brand mark of the local beer Hinano. It was created by a suedish painter called Pierre HEYMAN who painted the first drawing in 1953. The logo is engraved on the bottles until 1957 when the first ticket appear, for the pleasure of consumers and tourists who collect them. Since, the Hinano ticket changed a lot.

The mythical hinano vahine became the symbol of Tahiti and her islands. She is sitting cross-legged, wearing a red sarong (Pareo) with local colors, a flower of hibiscus as an ear jewel and a crown of tiare flowers in her long hair.