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Pacific Dance Festival 2016

13 Jun 2016 to 18 Jun 2016
Mon 13 June - Sat 18 June
New Zealand’s first contemporary Pacific Dance Festival
Event type: 
Cultural, Dance, Festival
General $25, Concession $20, Under 12 $10
Mangere Arts Centre
Corner Bader Drive and Orly Avenue, Mangere


The Pacific Dance Festival 2016 is a presentation of works by Pacific Dance NZ. These pieces are existing work by Pacific artists created in the Pacific Dance Choreographic Lab (2009 - 2015). Featured artists are - Justin Haiu, Tupua Tigafua, Leki Bourke, Hadleigh Pouesi, Jahra Wasasala, Nikki Upoko, Katerina Fatupaito with special guest performance by Julia Mage'au Gray.

To top off the week, Le Moana Dance will present Fatu na Toto (devised & directed by Tupe Lualua), before it heads to San Diego and the International Fringe Festival. Catch it while you can.

Monday & Tuesday 
Tamatoa Nights - featuring our male artists;

Wednesday & Thursday 
Wahinetoa Nights - featuring our female artists

Friday & Saturday - capping it off with the extravaganza that is Fatu na Toto.

Running alongside the dance festival will also be an exhibition of Pacific dance costumes not to be missed. Get in and book today.

Written by

Elephant Publicity

24 May 2016