OPEN CALL

An OPEN CALL for any interested Kumu Hula to apply for a spot to compete in the 45th Annual Queen Lili‘uokalani Keiki Hula Competition on July 23-25, 2020 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center Arena.



The Kalihi-Pālama Culture & Arts Society is delighted to announce an OPEN CALL for any interested Kumu Hula to apply for a spot to compete in the 45th Annual Queen Lili‘uokalani Keiki Hula Competition on July 23-25, 2020 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center Arena. Interested parties must email and/or USPS mail their request to be considered at these addresses:

SUBMIT BY EMAIL:

info@keikihula.org

USPS:

Guy Murashige Sibilla, Executive Director
Kalihi-Pālama Culture and Arts Society
357 North King Street
Honolulu Hawaii 96817

ONLINE APPLICATION

Applications can also be submitted using this online form:

QUESTIONS

(808) 521-6905


For each hālau seeking to compete, please provide the following information:

Name of Kumu Hula + Hālau Name
Contact Information of Kumu Hula to include:
a. Name
b. Email address
c. Telephone
d. USPS mailing address

You MUST specify which categories within which you wish to compete:
a. Miss Keiki Hula
b. Kaikamahine Hālau
c. Master Keiki Hula
d. Keiki Kāne Hālau


The three-day competition schedule is as follows:

Thursday, July 23
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Miss Keiki Hula Soloist Competition
Master Keiki Hula Soloist Competition
Miss and Master Keiki Hula Soloist Awards


Friday, July 24
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Hula Kahiko Hālau Competition
Hula Kahiko Hālau Awards
Legacy Awards


Saturday, July 25
1:00-6:00 p.m.
Hula ʻAuana Hālau Competition
Hula ʻAuana Hālau Awards
Best Overall Awards


This OPEN CALL expires at midnight on October 18, 2019. Thereafter, all Kumu Hula responding to the OPEN CALL will have their requests considered. Those who apply are not guaranteed a performance spot. However, those who reply will be placed into our Open Call of applicants from whom Kumu Hula will be selected to compete at our 2020 competition. Those Kumu Hula selected to compete will be notified by email (and USPS) to confirm their selection. Thereafter, those who applied but were not selected this year will be notified of their place on a “wait list” should any unanticipated openings arise.

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