The Asia Pacific Dance Festival showcases the finest dances, dancers, and choreographers from Asia and the Pacific. Centered on a series of performances, the Festival includes such complementary activities as workshops, university course offerings, public lectures, forums, and community demonstrations.
Festival Intensive, July 22-August 4 ASK Dance Company (Malaysia), Dancers of Damelahamid (British Columbia, Canada), and Halau Hula Ka Noeau (Honolulu), our resident artists for classes, and workshops.
Living the Art of Hula, July 25 Our first concert continues to be an insightful and illuminating look at hula.
Local Motion!, July 28 With Onoe Kikunobu Dance Company, one of Hawaii's finest Japanese classical dance ensembles.
Welcoming Ceremony, August 2 Free outdoor ceremony at EWC's Friendship Circle to welcome our resident artists.
Culinary Celebration, August 3 An evening honoring food and culture throughout Asia and the Pacific, featuring delicious creations by local chefs. Tickets sell out fast!
Festival Conference, August 2-4 Scholars and performers from around the world share the latest research and ideas about dance.
Ike Hana concerts, August 3-4 ASK Dance Company (Malaysia), Dancers of Damelahamid (British Columbia, Canada), and Halau Hula Ka Noeau (Honolulu), our resident artists for classes, workshops, and the Ike Hana concerts.