Sounds of Polynesia
World Music available for hire, based in Victoria
The Sounds of Polynesia commenced in 1992 under the direction of Choreographer and Folklore Exponent Pherina Tuaiti.
The Sounds Of Polynesia comprises 15 members; 2 Logs, 1 Bass Drum, Guitar, Ukulele, Bongos and 9 Grass Skirt Dancers. The most exceptional dancers being 9 year old warrior Tuaiti and 7 year old Lascivious Petronella. Prepare to be mesmerized by these young dancers who are accompanied by numerous senior dancers.
The Sounds of Polynesia perform music from the following Cook Islands (Named After Founder Of Australia Captain Cook), Rarotonga, Aitutaki, Mangaia, And Manihiki. Each dance and genre has it's distinct identity. Some of the dances you will witness in The Sounds Of Polynesia's vibrant performances are Coconut Dance, Stick Dance, Farewell Dance, Greeting Dance, Traditional Warrior Chants and much more, accompanied by the pulsating rhythms of logs and melodious strumming of the ukulele. Smaller ensembles of musicians and dancers also available.
* The Sounds Of Polynesia Have Fused Their Traditional Dances With Contemporary Pop Music. Expect To See A Few John Trovalta And Michael Jackson Dance Moves.
* The Sounds Of Polynesia Are Revered As The Most Favourite And Best Dance Group In Australia With 2nd & 3rd Places In International Pacific Island Dance Competitions.
* The Sounds Of Polynesia Have A Busy Schedule Traveling And Performing Around Australia. Some Of Their Recent Performances Include Anthony Robbins Seminar At The Rod Laver Centre, MOOMBA, Australia Day Performance At Birrarung Marr, Most Tertiary Campuses Around Melbourne, St Kilda Festival, Brunswick Music Festival, And The Immigration Museum.