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The Fourth Annual West Valley Island Cultural Festival, Sunday, November 6, 2016

The Fourth Annual West Valley Island Cultural Festival, Sunday, November 6, 2016

GLENDALE, Ariz., June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fourth Annual West Valley Island Cultural Festival is a multi-cultural event celebrating island music and dance. There are contests, giveaways, dance and music workshops given by the performers, craft activities for all ages, and a singles corner for marriage minded individuals. Single women are encouraged to wear a flower behind their right ear (a Hawaiian tradition) to let men know that they are available. Some of the dances will be: Polynesian, Salsa, Belly, and more! The festival will feature talented musicians, teachers, and dance performers, offering attendees an enjoyable experience.

The festival will have its first Hawaiian and Tahitian dance competition. There will be different levels of competition, ranging from beginners to more experienced dancers.

There will be a presentation of awards! Lifetime Achievement Awards as well as Certificates of Achievement will be presented to individuals and groups for their contributions to island dance and music.

Businesses looking for entertainment for their events should attend this festival. There is new talent waiting to be discovered!

WHAT: West Valley Island Cultural Festival

WHEN: Sunday, November 6, 2016

TIME: 12:00 Noon to 6:00 PM

WHERE: Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown St., Glendale, AZ 85302




ADMISSION FEE: $10.00 per person, children 15 years and under free
(50% of the admission fee will be donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix)
(Admission fee is non-refundable)

SINGLES CORNER: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

WORKSHOPS: $10.00 per person for adults
$5.00 per person for children 17 years and under
Pre-festival events will start in July and continue up to the day of the festival. Please, continue to check for updates.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for businesses that would like to connect their brand to the festival. For more information on sponsorship packages, please email

For inquiries about volunteering, vendors, workshops, and performing, send email to:,,,

Kumu Kalena is the founder of the West Valley Island Cultural Festival. Kalena teaches: Hawaiian (Ancient and Modern), Tahitian, Fijian, Tongan, Maori New Zealand, and Samoan. Kumu Kalena is Artistic Director of Tropical Polynesian Productions, She also designs knitwear and beaded embroidery,

SOURCE West Valley Island Cultural Festival

West Valley Island Cultural Festival

CONTACT:, 623-255-8491, Kumu Kalena

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