Hula Mau Polynesian Festival Returns August 27th

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e-hula-mau Polynesian Festival The 16th Annual E Hula Mau Polynesian Festival returns to the and Plaza August 27th through 29th, 2010. The festival celebrates Hawaiian culture and hosts Southern California’s only Hula and Chant Competition. E Hula Mau is a presentation of Na Mamo.

E Hula Mau will feature live performances, arts and crafts, interactive workshops, and traditional Hawaiian cuisine. Hàlau, a Hawaiian dance school, will share their rendition of the hula, music, and cultural chants of Hawaii as they compete throughout the weekend.

E Hula Mau Event Information:

  • Solo Performances – Friday, August 27th at 3:30pm
  • Kahiko, Group and Oli – Saturday, August 28th at 10:00am
  • Mahalo Bash Concert – Saturday, August 28th at 7:30pm
  • Auana Group – Sunday, August 29th at 10:00am

Each cultural offered during the festival will be located at the “Hawaiian Cultural Village” behind the outdoor stage on the plaza in front of the Terrace . Workshops are on a first come, first serve basis, and fees apply to most workshops.

Workshop Schedule:

  • Lei Making Workshop – Saturday, August 28th at 8:00am
    Hawaiian Cultural Village
  • Slack Key Workshop – Saturday, August 28th from 10:00AM – 12:00pm
    Westin Long Beach Hotel
  • Hawaiian Educational Lecture – Sunday, August 29th at 8:00am
    Hawaiian Cultural Village

“Long Beach loves hosting this wonderful festival,” said Dan Spellens, Director of Theaters & Entertainment for the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center. “Our city is incredibly diverse, and we warmly welcome events that allow everyone to experience new and vibrant cultures. We welcome E Hula Mau back to the Terrace Theater,” he concluded.

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday daytime reserved seats are $20.00 and for the Saturday night Mahalo Bash Concert reserved seats are $35.00.

Tickets are available to the general public through Ticketmaster and the Main Box Office. To charge by phone, please visit the TicketMaster website or call (800) 745-3000. The Long Beach Performing Arts Center Main Box Office is located at 300 E. Ocean Boulevard and is open from 10:00am to 6:00pm Monday through Friday and 12:00pm to 4:00pm on Saturday.

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