Learn about Hawaiian culture at Celebration of the Arts
KAPALUA – The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua will convene Hawaii’s most reputable artisans, educators, cultural practitioners, speakers and entertainers on Friday and Saturday, April 19-20, during the 27th annual Celebration of the Arts.
Opening ceremonies include traditional Hawaiian oli (chants) from Hawaiian practitioners, while music and hula will be continuous throughout the weekend.
Hands-on art, demonstrations, films, cultural panels, music and dance will act as the common ground to allow visitors and residents the opportunity to interact and enjoy the “Number 1-rated cultural event,” according Modern Luxury Hawaii magazine.
The Celebration of the Arts has also been the recipient of the coveted “Keep it Hawaii Kahili Award” presented by the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau.
The Celebration of Island Tastes will culminate the weekend festivities and is a brand new twist on the traditional Celebration Luau and Show.
Enjoy Hawaiian food prepared by Hawaiian hands – from various local families, non-profits, vendors and practitioners.
Stroll through the Pavilion and fill your plates with the best prepared traditional and contemporary luau foods in the state on this given night.
Live entertainment will complete the ambiance as you engage in conversation and perhaps obtain a secret recipe!
The Celebration After-Hours Party is the grand finale.
Hawaii artists will take the stage with impromptu performances in a fun-filled jam session that reflects upon the spirit of aloha that the islands are known for.
For tickets or additional information, call (808) 669-6200 and ask for the Concierge team, or visit www.celebrationofthearts.org.