Run by Pacific Dance New Zealand, these free classes are for girls and boys aged 5-13 to learn more about the dances, customs and ceremonies of the Pacific...
Children will learn to work together and appreciate cultural dance forms of the Pacific such as Siva Samoa. They will also learn costume-making skills and ceremonial tasks such as the 'ava’ ceremony.
Lead Tutor Cilla Brown is an experienced Samoan dance teacher and costume-maker. Classes also feature special guest instructors in Tongan, Cook Islands and Hawaiian dance.
Classes are for children aged 5-13 years, but exceptions can be made for older youth.
All children are required to have a lavalava (sarong) for class.
Please register for the Girls class on the link above.
Please register for the Boys class HERE
These classes are made possible thanks to the Covid Wellbeing Fund.