The APDF proudly features performances by international and local guest artists as well as events and lectures open to the public.
June 2 and 3, 2018
The Asia Pacific Dance Festival will be back in June of 2018 with a production of Sendratari Ramayana, a traditional Balinese dance-drama.
The performance will also feature classical dances and instrumental music from Bali. The production is a collaboration of Honolulu-based Gamelan Segara Madu, University of Hawai‘i Balinese Gamelan Ensemble, and Tokyo-based Otomori Gamelan Studio with more than 30 performers from Bali, Japan, and Hawai‘i.
Mark June 2 and 3, 2018 in your calendars for two fabulous performances at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa’s Kennedy Theatre.
In 2019, we will return with our full two-week-long festival, including Intensive Courses, Welcoming Ceremony, Talk Story sessions, workshops, outreach activities, and our Festival concerts — Living the Art of Hula and Local Motion!, featuring local dance artists, and our ‘Ike Hana concerts, featuring one of our own local halaus and two companies from abroad.
We look forward to your comments, attendance, and participation.
SEE YOU AT THE NEXT FESTIVAL