Paulini Bautani, hails from Nananu in Tailevu, born and bred in Fiji. She is a local artist who has traveled to Brisbane Australia and Samoa for the Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) conference. She has traveled throughout Europe. For example, she has gone to Brussels, Belgium, Copenhagen, Denmark, St Andrews and Edinburgh in Scotland as an advocate to slow the impacts of climate change in the South Pacific through theatre performances as an actor, dancer and singer.
The production called “Moana and the Rising Sea,” traveled to New York in the US for COP 23. This musical and dance production was used as a way to demand climate justice. She was part of Pasifika Voices choir, who recorded the sound track for “Disney's Moana” and she has traveled around the South Pacific island in countries such as the Solomon islands , Samoa, Nauru, the Marshall Islands as an artist to continue advocating on the impacts of climate change. Paulini returned to Samoa to advocate for peace to stop school rivalries, by creating a choir of school students. She has been part of the Youngsolwara Team since 2018. She collaborates with artists here in Fiji and is very passionate and friendly.