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First heiva i Paris in September

First heiva i Paris in September

MC du heiva I Paris 2014

MC du heiva I Paris 2014

Heiva i Paris

The first official Ori Tahiti competition will take place in Paris on September 21.
Sponsor: Air Tahiti Nui and organised in collaboration with France Télévisions and Polynésie Première.
Patron of this competition: Fédération des groupes et écoles de danse de Polynésie (Dance groups and schools of Polynesia Federation), meaning:
- rules shall be determined following those set forth by the Fédération,
- jury members are chosen from a list of qualified people prepared by the Federation. They come from French Polynesia for this competition.


Jury members are: Tuarii Tracqui, Joëlle Berg, Teura Marakai, the president shall be designated later on.


Only solo competitors for this first competition.
Second Heiva competition will take place on September 2015 and open to small dance groups.

Organisers are Ken and Serena Carlter.

For more information ;

Five different categories

Ori Vahine, Ori Tane, Aparima Vahine, Ori Toa, Duo Tane/Vahine

Two age groups: 15- 30 and over 30.

Competition will be at Théâtre Adyar (Paris 7th arrondissement).
Saturday 20 September.
Heats: from 01:00 p.m. until 04:00 p.m.
Final: from 08:00 p.m.


Heats: music will be given to competitors (one per category).

Details regarding rules and application form will be emailed.

Duration of the performance: between 1.45 and 2.30 minutes.
Ori Tahiti Federation provides the music.
Regarding heats, competitors will receive the music one month prior to the competition.

Final: competitors shall improvise. Music will be known at the final performance.
In Aparima category: competitors will perform on the same song they had during the heats.
Competitors will choose from a list that will be provided. Same song may be chosen by different competitors: a maximum of three persons can choose the same song.

heivaiparis [at] gmail [dot] com.
Details regarding rules and application form will be emailed.

Competition will take place at Théâtre Adyar (Paris 7th arrondissement)

Saturday 20 September
Heats: from 01:00 p.m. until 04:00 p.m.
Final: 08:00 p.m.

MC for the evening is Lénaik Bertho, a journalist at Polynésie première.



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