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International Dance Day

International Dance Day

Monday 25st


YouthDance Education Trust, Winners of the 2013 Wellington Airport Regional Community Award for Arts & Culture, is proud to present International Dance Day.

As part of UNESCO’s global celebrations of International Dance Day, we will be holding a day of FREE dance workshops and performances.

International Dance Day

Sunday 4th

Te Papa Tongarewa

Free event

Celebrations have been held around the world since 1982 when UNESCO dedicated
29th April International Dance Day. This is the thirteenth year the event is being held in Wellington. International Dance Day is well supported by the dance community and the event acknowledges the diversity of dance styles and civic pride in our multicultural city.

Welcome and warm-up 11am

Mayor Celia Wade-Brown will open the day, followed by a warm-up of music, dance and drumming with Lala Simpson and African Beats NZ.

Workshops - Level 2 foyer

11.45 – 12.15 BOLLYWOOD Salena Govind

12.15 – 12.45 MUSICAL THEATRE Linzi Heighway

12.45 – 1.15 HIP HOP Anna Robinson

1.15 – 1.45 SASA Tupe Lualua

1.45 – 2.30 CUBAN SALSA Rafael Ferrer

Workshops - Marae

11.45 – 12.30 AMERICAN SMOOTH Genna Flanagan

12.30 – 1.15 HAWAIIAN HULA Liora Noy

1.15 – 2.00 INTEGRATED CONTEMPORARY Sumara Fraser

Workshop – Outdoor (Cable Street entrance)

12.00 – 12.30 Parkour workshop with Martini Miller

Performance 3.00 - 4.00pm

Performance on the marae by 10 community dance groups, highlighting the wide range of opportunities for young people to get involved in dance. including: Hip hop, musical theatre, Ethiopian dance, Capoeira, jazz, contemporary dance, Classical Chinese dance, tap and circus.

March 2014

May 2013, 11am – 4pm

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