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ABORIGINAL DANCE TROUPE TO PERFORM
AT ROYAL HAWAIIAN BAND CONCERT
(Mon., October 22, 2012) − The Jaran Aboriginal dance troupe from Australia will perform at the Royal Hawaiian Band’s concert at noon, on Friday, October 26, 2012, at Iolani Palace. The troupe’s performance features high-energy dances for all ages, providing an entertaining cultural experience. The concert is free and open to the public.
Jaran Aboriginal is led by Artistic Director Graham Blanco, a Mununjali descendant who has been performing traditional dance for more than 25 years. It is one of the few troupes that are permitted to present sacred Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dances.
Jaran Aboriginal will be in Honolulu as part of the Arthur Beetson Foundation Murri Queensland Tour. The tour brings the Indigenous Rugby League team to our islands for matches and cultural exchange. The tour, sponsored by the Arthur Beetson Foundation, also promotes Queensland’s indigenous tourism industry.
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