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Pacific Play Family Fun Day in Sydney
May 17, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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|
|11.30am & 12.30pm||Halau Mohala ‘Ilima Hawaiian dance, music and cultural performances|
|2pm||Hawaiian Dance workshop|