Ori Tahiti Nui Solo Competition
Ori Tahiti Nui aims to promote the conservation, development, promotion and recognition of the Polynesian culture in all its forms, including dance, music and crafts, in Polynesia and over the world. To achieve its purpose, Ori Tahiti Nui is delighted to introduce an international solo competition of Ori Tahiti (Tahitian dance) and is inviting all individuals or solo dancers from all nationalities to participate.
Ori Tahiti Nui Solo Competition is open to local and international dancers. It takes place on the beautiful island of Tahiti.
The contest will be held December 1rst, 2012 on the beautiful Island of Tahiti and the jury will be composed of well known and established Tahitian personalities of the world of Ori Tahiti, as well as one international judge.
Youth or Tama Division, Tamaroa for men & Tamahine for women:
Adult or ‘Arioi Division , Tane for men & Vahine for women:
The competition begins at 7:00am on Saturday 1er December.
The jury of the competition is composed of 5 “ori Tahiti” personalities from Tahiti and a personality from overseas as guest of honor of the Ori Tahiti Nui event.
Entry Fee: is 2500 XPF (approx. $30) per soloist. This fee allows the participant to compete in one of the open categories
Registration deadline: is October 31, 2012.
All forms received after the date the 31st of October 2012 (registration deadline) will be put on hold for review. Soloists will be charged a late entry fee for all late application.
Only For Foreigners: registration deadline is November 15th 2012 by email – payment will be done the day of the competition on the 1st of December.
Late entry fee: is 3500 XPF (approx. $40) if registration is received between November 1st and 28. Late entry will be confirmed by email only.
Walk-in or Same day Entries: is 5000 XPF (approx. $60) if registered and approved the day of competition, 7 am to 8 pm for the young Division or Tama, from 11: 30 to 13 h for the adult Division or ‘ Arioi. The soloist may delegate someone else to fill or cover for the last minute registration form. (Except for dancers coming from overseas)