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Global Weekends: Island Beats: Festival of Oceania Held At AMNH 4/30

Global Weekends: Island Beats: Festival of Oceania- Spend an afternoon at the American Museum of Natural History discovering Pacific Island cultures through vibrant performances, workshops, demonstrations, films, and activities for kids and the entire family. Highlights include an introductory hula lesson, dance and song from Hawai'i, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Australia, and Rapanui (Easter Island), as well as contemporary art displays from the region.

The Global Weekends series presents diverse contemporary cultures from around the world through live, family-friendly performances of music, dance, spoken word, theater and other media.

This program is co-presented with the Australian Consulate-General, the New Zealand Consulate General, the NGO Committee on the International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples, and Ha-la-wai.

Support for Global Weekends is made possible, in part, by the Ford Foundation, the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc., the Tolan Family, and the family of Frederick H. Leonhardt.

WHEN Saturday, April 30, noon-5 pm

WHERE American Museum of Natural History
Margaret Mead Hall of Pacific Peoples, third floor

ADMISSION Free with Museum admission

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