Annual Celebration of Hula Dancing.This most spectacular event you have ever seen will always warm up your heart with uplifting memories, mesmerizing dance and beautiful music of Hawaii. Three exceptional DVDs capture an amazing energy and contain professional, colorful footage of the Merrie Monarch Festival and some of the week-long activities held in Hilo, Hawaii, in 2005.
Feel as if you've been there and experienced the entire festival from the best front-row seat. In addition, you are free to pause and continue any time, watch it over and over again and keep it in your collection forever. What could be better?
"For the past forty-two years, the Merrie Monarch Festival has celebrated a spiritual blend of grace and power through the art of hula by featuring the best hula halau from around the world. This competition has exemplified the art form that is known as "the heartbeat of the Hawaiian people" and has become the most important and prestigious cultural event in Hawai'i.
Experience the exquisite beauty as it merges with raw power to create the soul-stirring passion of this ancient art form as broadcast live by KITV4. This three DVD set allows everyone to experience the true spirit of the Festival in its entirety, through every kahiko (ancient) and 'auana (contemporary) performance, including highlights from the parade, awards, and much more."
2005 Merrie Monarch Festival DVD Set
Set of three DVDs.
Run time: approx. 11 Hours.
Includes entire festival.
Produced by KITV4 (one of the most popular island TV channels).
Photography by Ron Dahlquist.
Distributed by Island Heritage.
Item #: 09435
Aloha Price: $47.00
Gift wrapped. Comes with a classy Hawai'i post card and your gift message beautifully handwritten.