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Pacific Dance Festival Launch

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Mangere Arts Centre - Nga Tohu o Uenuku

Corner Orly Avenue & Bader Drive

Mangere

Auckland, Auckland 2022

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The Chairman of the Pacific Islands Dance Fono Trust


Taualeo'o Stephen Stehlin MNZM


invites you to the launch of the 'Pacific Dance Festival 2018'

and 'Fā'aliga:Beyond the Grass Skirt' Pacific dance costuming exhibition


Saturday 2 June 2018, 10.00am

at Mangere Arts Centre


The launch will be opened by the Hon Minister Carmel Sepuloni MP.

All guests are to be gathered by 9.45am

Enquiries to auckland@pacificdance.co.nz

Find out more about the Pacific Dance Festival at - www.pacificdance.co.nz


Programme for the Day:

9:45 - community audience assembles in main foyer

10:00 - audience called to gallery Performance by Le Moana Dance Company

10:05 - Audience settled and welcomed by Mana Whenua

10:10 - Blessing by Reverend Victor Pouesi (EFKS Puaseisei Magele I Sasa'e)

10.12 - Hymn Pese 92

10.16 MC Leki introduces himself, housekeeping and introduces Chairman of the Pacific Islands Dance Fono Trust (PIDFT)

10:18 - Welcome by Taualeo’o Stephen Stehlin - Chairman of PIDFT

10.23 - MC introduces Aloali'i Tapu ‘Goodbye Naughton’ a highlight work of the Pacific Dance Festival 2018

10.28 - MC introduces Hon. Minister Carmel Sepuloni MP

10:30 - Launch speech by Hon. Minister Carmel Sepuloni MP

10:40 - MC introduces Tia Sagapolutele ‘Moana’ a highlight work of the Pacific Dance Festival 2018

10: 43 - Closing speech by Sefa Enari and thank you presentation to Hon. Minister Carmel Sepuloni MP

10: 48 - Taualuga (prestigeous last dance) by the current reigning taupou (eminent group lead dancer) winner from Polyfest 2018

10:55 - Accompanied song - 'Lo ta Nu'u'

10:57 - Blessings of food, all present and of the festival by Reverend Victor Pouesi (EFKS Puaseisei Magele I Sasa'e)

11:00 - Mixing & Mingling

Performance by Tahiti Ia Ora


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Mangere Arts Centre - Nga Tohu o Uenuku

Corner Orly Avenue & Bader Drive

Mangere

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New Zealand

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