Middle Eastern Dance Artists of HawaiiDance/Performance
MEDAH is a non-profit organization devoted to creating and supporting the educational, cultural and entertainment aspects of Middle Eastern dance, music, related cultures and arts.
Talchum Research Group (Jeju National University)Dance/Performance
Since 1980, “Talchum Research Group”, a student club in Jeju National University, has started to study and succeed to the Korean traditional dance. And we have joined various multi-cultural festivals to introduce Korean traditional dance to foreigners.
Mele Hula is led by Tina Hsueh who is the most distinguished Hula dancer in Taiwan. Tina is an innovative choreographer, who has transformed the traditional Hula and given it a new appearance. Her dancing style is a mixture of the best element of various artistic dances, both western and oriental and is uniquely her own. For the past 30 years, she has been performing and teaching Hula with distinction and has visited many countries to perform.She has often been invited to perform and won widespread acclaim.
The Flag Wavers from FaenzaDance/Performance
The Group performs in the medieval uniform with the color of the five groups of flags-wavers of Faenza: WHITE, YELLOW, BLACK, RED and GREEN. The flag bearers and musicians of Faenza are among the most talented in Italy, in fact, has been adorned with over 30 title of ITALIAN CHAMPIONS of the ancient flag game. The Group SBANDIERATORI of FAENZA has performed in many foreign countries (SWISS, FRANCE, GERMANY, AUSTRIA, BELGIUM, GREECE, SLOVENIA, ESPANA, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZELAND, TASMANIA, CHILE, FINLAND in LAPLAND at home of Santa Claus, EASTER ISLAND and U.S.A. in DALLAS and LOS ANGELES for the Hollywood Christmas Parade 2015).
International Flower Arrangement AssociationDance/Performance
We are an international friendship organization made up of flower artists. We perform a new form of Japanese culture around the world including Hawaii, New York and Paris. Please enjoy our flower dance, a neo-Japanese style performance.
Yosakoi 道 (Tao) is a Japanese contemporary dance team based in Honolulu. The team was established in 2017. While we cherish the traditional Yosakoi dance from Kochi, Japan, we also enjoy choreographing to Japanese folk and contemporary music. Our team name, 道 (Tao), reflects the way we guide ourselves to profound life through Yosakoi.
Chinagu Eisa HawaiiDance/Performance
Chinagu Eisa Hawaii is a contemporary Okinawan eisa drumming group whose purpose is to promote and perpetuate the Okinawan culture to younger generations and the local community. We are a very multi-generational group where members range from ages 4 to over 80 years old. Collaborating with sister group in Okinawa, Chinagu Eisa has performed in various locations in the U.S. as well as Okinawa.
Wagana Aboriginal DancersDance/Performance
The Wagana Dancers perform traditional and contemporary Aboriginal dances inspired by the magnificent Blue Mountains & NSW Central West country in Australia. They honor the Darug, Gundungurra & Wiradjuri peoples as the traditional custodians of the lands they dance on and aim to show their love of dance, country and culture through their performances and workshops.
Halla Huhm Korean Dance StudioDance/Performance
We are the oldest Korean dance studio in Hawaii, educating both Koreans and non-Koreans of all ages since 1950. We are committed to maintaining the tradition of Korean music and dance performance established by Halla Huhm and to supporting a broad array of Korean dance and music activities in Hawaii.
Taiwanese Association of America – Hawaii ChapterDance/Performance
Formosa, the beautiful island of Taiwan, has received abundant blessings from Gods and has created rich cultures. One of which is the 24 solar terms that dictate people’s daily life. In this performance, you will see the 3 most significant solar terms; the Beginning of Spring, the Waking of Insects and the Spring Equinox protrayed by the Taiwanese martial arts and dragon dance. We have the honor to invite the martial arts master who won the national championship in Taiwan to join our festival this year.