5TH ANNUAL

Te Ori Here

SOLO DANCE COMPETITION

 

 

Le Polynesia Cultural Performing Arts Center is proud to announce the 5th annual Tahitian cultural event, “Te Ori Here 2018” Tahitian Solo Dance Competition.  The solo competition will be a one-day event and will include age categories from 5 years old to 50+ for boys, girls, men and women. Please join us for a full day of competitive fun and cultural sharing with Polynesian arts and crafts vendors on site, cultural demonstrations, as well as island style foods.

 

We will, once again, be blessed with respected judges from Tahiti, including head judge Karl Brillant, Ms. Tuiana Brodien, and Lucie Fonoimoana from Hauula, Hawaii.

 

 

NEW FOR THIS YEAR:  “BEGINNER AND ADVANCED DIVISIONS”

  • As a means of providing a positive experience for all participants, we will offer two categories for all age groups.

 

BEGINNER DIVISION CRITERIA:

  • Participant must not have made finals or placed in any Tahitian Dance Competition.
  • Participant must have their Pupu Ori (group leader or teacher) sign the application stating that they have never placed or  made finals in any Tahitian Solo Dance Competition.  If the participant is an independent dancer, they will sign for themselves verifying that they have never placed or made finals in any Tahitian Dance Competition.

 

ADVANCED DIVISION CRITERIA:

  • Participants who do not meet the above criteria will be considered Advanced and must compete in the Advanced Category.
  • We will offer 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards for each age category and in both Beginner and Advanced divisions. We will also award 4 overall winners........Overall Tamahine and Tamaroa for ages 12 and under and overall Tane and Vahine for ages 13+.  These overall dancers will be chosen from 1st place winners in the Advanced Division only. There will be no Overall winner in the Beginning Division.

 

 

WHEN:  Saturday April 7, 2018

 

 

WHERE:  Century High School  |  1401 S. Grand Ave  |  Santa Ana, California.

 

 

TIME:  Competition is from 9am – 6pm

 

 

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

 

  • Applications accepted starting..............................................................................February 1, 2018
  • Applications accepted with $15 late fee..............................................................March 24, 2018
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TO PARTICIPATE: Please Download and complete the following forms:

 

SOLOISTS:

Release of Liability

Solo Application-Beginner Division

Solo Application-Advanced Division

Solo Rules & Regulations

 

VENDORS:

Vendor Guidelines

Vendor Application

 

Mail your completed forms to:

 

Te Ori Here

c/o Le Polynesia Cultural Performing Arts Center

22706 Aspan Suite 700A, Lake Forest, CA 92630

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