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World Invitational Hula Festival

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Language: English
Subject: Hawaii/todo, Culture of Oceania, Hivinau, Pa'o'a, Walap
Collection: Dance Festivals in the United States, Dance in Hawaii, Festivals in Hawaii, Native Hawaiian Culture, Polynesian Festivals, Visitor Attractions in Honolulu, Hawaii
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World Invitational Hula Festival

The World Invitational Hula Festival or WIHF is a 3-day event that perpetuates Hawaiian culture as a celebration of the artistic rendering of the Hawaiian hula dance. The festival is in its 20th year of production and is the largest and farthest reaching event of its kind.

Thousands of participants from 16 countries have honed their hula skills throughout the years and participated in hundreds of events to secure travel to Hawaii each November. Hula artists from American Samoa, Canada, Germany, Guam, the Netherlands, Iran, Japan (14+ cities), Korea, Marianas, Mexico, Namibia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Sweden, U.S. continental (12+ cities), Western Samoa, and of course Hawaii participate in this on-going celebration of Hawaiian culture, art, music, dance, language, history and all natural things in the Hawaiian environment.

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