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Pacific Play Family Fun Day in Sydney

May 17, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Hōkūleʻa, the iconic canoe of the Polynesian Voyaging Society (PVS) and the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage, will celebrate her landmark 40th anniversary with a series of celebratory events and festivities throughout 2015, including a visit to the Australian National Maritime Museum.

Pacific Play Family Fun Day – join us for a special day inspired by the arrival of the iconic Polynesian canoe Hokulea and Australian and Pacific Indigenous cultures.


SUNDAY 17 MAY, 9AM – 4PM (AEST)

Enjoy Hawaiian dance and music performances, face painting, creative demonstrations, dress ups, art making and more:

9am – 12pm Model canoe building demonstrations with Hawaiian and Aboriginal students
9.30am – 4.30pm Film Screenings of “Horrible Histories – Highly Hawaiian” and “Malama Honua: ‘Ohana Hokulea”
11am & 1pm Weaving workshops with Aboriginal artist and educator Nadeena Dixon
11am – 12pm& 2 – 3pm Cabinet of Curiosities display about Pacific Navigators
11am – 3pm Kids on Deck activities including make model vakas (canoes), crafting Hawaiian leis, make kapa rubbings and putting on temporary tattoos
11am-3.30pm Face-painting
11.30am & 12.30pm Halau Mohala ‘Ilima Hawaiian dance, music and cultural performances
2pm Hawaiian Dance workshop
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Date:
May 17, 2015
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.anmm.gov.au/whats-on/calendar/family-fun-sunday#About

Venue

Autralia National Maritime Museum
2 Murray Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Website:
http://www.anmm.gov.au/