From Hilo, Hawai‘i – the Hula Capital of the World – Hula’s Top Dancers at the Pinnacle of Hula Competition
Own the commemorative 2015 Blu-ray disc of the world’s most prestigious hula competition and experience the beauty and power of Hawai‘i’s native dances! Expressed with music, chants, and graceful movements, hula contains the heartbeat, the history, and culture of Hawai‘i’s people.
• 26 winning performances in both ancient and modern styles by all the top winning groups
• The top 5 finishers in the solo Miss Aloha Hula competition
• Behind-the-scenes extras and interviews
• Narrations on the stories within the hula performances
• Optional Hawaiian language narrations
The Merrie Monarch Festival honors King David Kalākaua, the “Merrie Monarch”, and his key role in reviving hula in the nineteenth century. Crowds from across the world gather in Hilo, Hawai‘i at this annual event showcasing hula at its finest.
The Merrie Monarch Festival is a celebration of Hawaiian traditions still vibrant in our modern world – timeless connections to our lands, gods, ancestors; poetic expressions of all that we cherish.
|Availability ||December 2015 |
|Category ||DVD - Arts & Culture |
|Produced by ||The Merrie Monarch Festival |
|Date of Release ||September 2015 |
|Running Time ||3 Hours, 10 minutes |
|Dimensions ||6.75” x 5.5” x 0.2” |
|Publisher ||The Merrie Monarch Festival |
|Printed ||Made in USA |
|ISBN-13 ||978-14-9516-207-7 |