Ever wanted to watch a Polynesian dance competition or participate in a hula workshop? Now’s your chance! Come join us celebrate the year end evaluation with a workshop, competition, and ho’ike for our guests and judges on Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Kerrisdale Community Centre (5851 West Blvd (aka South Arbutus St.) Vancouver, B.C).
A one day only competition with prizes and certificates to be awarded. for different categories, skills, and abilities. Learn about Polynesian culture, dance, music, costumes, technique, and more from the judges. There will be three judges this year: Auntie Gloria Napualani Kalamalamakailialoha Fujii Nahale, who has over 40 years of teaching, performing, and choreographing the Pacific Dance Arts locally and internationally. She is also hosting and teaching the Hula Auana workshop in the morning – you don’t want to miss out on this opportunity!
The second judge is Jill Tiare Oudil from Ka’anapali Maui, a professional dancer from the Tamure Tahiti revue and is one of our annual Festival Polynesia judges. And Allison Paul as the special guest judge! She was a dance performer for Susan’s Paradise of Polynesia & Na Leo Kani ‘O Hawai’i, and Tavai’s Polynesia! She also has handmade Hawaiian culture crafts that you might be able to get your hands on this day.
For more information on how to purchase tickets, please see the poster below: