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Kumu Hula Kalena has been dancing since childhood and has worked with the community through AmeriCorps helping at-risk children and families in need. Major appearances include the International Home Builders Show, Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Sunday Ann Arbor Artisan's Market, Gilda's Club, Detroit Festival for the Arts, Detroit Princess Riverboat, Fountain Hills Arizona Thanksgiving Day Parade, Susan B. Komen for the Cure, AZ Aloha Festival, and Arizona Exposition & State Fair. Tropical Polynesian Productions is known for their energetic and upbeat dances. Kalena teaches the following dances: Hawaiian (Ancient and Modern), Tahitian, Fijian, Tongan, Maori New Zealand, and Samoan. In addition to dance classes, she conducts Tahitian drumming and Samoan fire and knife dance seminars.  She is also a Knitwear and bead embroidery designer. See Kalena’s designs at Sugarkdesigns.com. Kalena has served as one of the board of directors for the Lau Kanaka No Hawaii Hawaiian Civic Club of Arizona from 2018 to 2019.









The Desert Flowers

Directed by award-winning belly dancer, Diosa, The Desert Flowers dance troupe was established in December of 2005.  The multi-faceted troupe is proficient in a variety of belly dance genres including traditional Egyptian Cabaret, American Tribal, Hip Hop, Bellywood, Gypsy, fusion, and more.  The troupe employs veils, canes, zils, candles, snakes, fans, and swords. The Desert Flowers also features soloists, duets, and trios in addition to group numbers up to ten dancers.


In addition to public performances, The Desert Flowers also perform for numerous private occasions such as wedding receptions, surprise birthday parties, and corporate events.


This vivacious and versatile troupe has a growing reputation for providing outstanding world dance entertainment.  To inquire for bookings, please visit www.planetbelly.com.








Steelin’ the Night Away

Phoenix Steel Drum Band

Traditional calypso and Caribbean music favorites, light rock classics, golden oldies and beach/surf tunes from the 60’s will get your next party moving. They are unique among steel drum artists - they are all female! STNA‘s members consist of 7 women, all self-taught amateur musicians, who are crazy about the sound of this Caribbean-style pan drum instrument.


In addition to being all-female, they are unique in another aspect: they are an all-volunteer group that donates its earnings to charity. Over the years, they have donated thousands of dollars to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, holiday Adopt-A-Families, Meals on Wheels, church-related charities, and needy individuals.














Abyssinia is a gifted belly dancer of improvisation. And she is a doctor!