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International Dance Day 2017


Sun 30 Apr 2017, 10:45am–4:00pm

Where: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 169 Tory Street, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: eisaacs

Free public dance workshops and performances.

The day starts at 10:45am with Le Dance performing on the Te Papa forecourt, then come up to the level 2 foyer where the welcome address will be followed by a warm-up of music and movement with the Wellington Community Choir.

Workshops - Wellington Foyer - Level 2:
11:30 - 12:00am - Bollywood with Salena Govind
12:00 - 12:30pm - Hip Hop with Josh Mitikulena
12:30 - 1:00pm - Samoan Sasa with Jayden Luapo
1:00 - 1:15pm - Performance interlude - Wellington Israeli Dance Group, Moringa Dancers and Ciclon Cubano
1:15 - 2:00pm - Cuban Salsa with Cuban Fusion
2:00 - 2:40pm - Popular dance with Shut Up & Dance

Kids Workshops - Te Marae- Level 4:
12:00 - 12:30pm - Charleston & Swing with Full Swing
12:30 - 1:00pm - Hawaiian Hula with Liora Noy
1:00 - 1:30pm - Circus hoops with Hoop Troupe
1:30 - 2:00pm - Hip hop with Braedyn Humphries

PlaNet Pasifika Discovery Centre - Level 4
11.00 - 3.00pm Touch Compass Dance Company - Dancebox series of short films

Performance - Te Marae, 3.00 -4.00pm
Performance by 12 community groups including: Full Swing, NZ Chinese Culture & Arts Assn., Zone Dance Academy, Hawaiian Dance Wellington, Projekt Team, Tokelauan contemporary dance, Musical Stars, Scots College with Tautua, Wellington Integrated Dance, Caraka Seni, Whitireia Performing Arts (Circus), Wellington Bhangra Crew

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