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Sunday, November 12, 2017

12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM

Glendale Adult Center

5970 W. Brown St.

Glendale, AZ 85302

(Off of 59th Ave. Between Peoria Ave. & Olive Ave.)

Festival Contact: 623-255-8491



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Home. About Us. Schedule. Travel. Contests. Photo Gallery. Workshops. Vendors. Volunteers. Awards. Performing Artists. Dance Competitions. Sponsorships.

PRE-FESTIVAL EVENTS










Saturday, July 15, 2017

11 AM - 1 PM

Gilbert Library, 775 N. Greenfield Road in Gilbert, AZ 85234. Lecture/Presentation about Polynesian dance and culture.  What is Polynesian dance, (Hawaiian, Tahitian, Tongan, Maori New Zealand, Samoan, Fijian dance)? What is the Polynesian Triangle? Who are the Polynesians? What is Hawaiian Chanting? Join us for an informative and detailed exploration of Polynesian dance and culture across all the islands presented by Kumu Kalena.


Saturday, September 9, 2017

10 AM - 12 PM

Northwest Regional Library, 16089 N Bullard Ave, Surprise, AZ 85374. Lecture/Presentation about Polynesian dance and culture.  What is Polynesian dance, (Hawaiian, Tahitian, Tongan, Maori New Zealand, Samoan, Fijian dance)? What is the Polynesian Triangle? Who are the Polynesians? What is Hawaiian Chanting? Join us for an informative and detailed exploration of Polynesian dance and culture across all the islands presented by Kumu Kalena.


Dance Workshops

Glendale Farmers Market

City of Glendale Parking Lot located on the North East corner of 59th Ave. and Myrtle in Glendale


Saturday, October 14, 2017


9 am to 10 am

Belly Dance Workshop by  Diosa of The Desert Flowers

Please, contact Diosa directly for class fee


10 am to 1 pm

Hawaiian Hula by Kumu Kalena

$55.00 per person online/$60.00 per person at the door









Saturday, October 28, 2017


9 am to 12 pm

Ori Tahiti (Tahitian dance) by Kumu Kalena

$55.00 per person online/$60.00 per person at the door









12 pm to 1 pm

Flower Lei Making by Kumu Kalena

$25.00 per person online/$30.00 per person at the door









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Polynesian culture and history info not found in history books:


Hawaiian Info


Hawaiian Kings and Queens


Pacific History


Fijian Info