ANA presents HML FESTIVAL
28 April – 6 May 2018
Tokyo Midtown (Roppongi)
Get wrapped up in Hawaiian lifestyle and wellness during the Golden Week holidays 2018. This first-time event at Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi will feature Hawaiian music, dance, art and life.
The festival will be infused by good vibes, with hula dance by professional and amateur artists, live performances by musicians with wonderful sounds and voice, strumming ukulele…
The grassy yard will offer a pleasant setting for hula, yoga and ukulele workshops, all free of charge.
And at Hawaiian markets, find your favourite items and perhaps learn a craft or two with artists from Hawaii.
Highlights of HML Festival
◆ Hawaiian music and dance
The festival will be opened with the “Na Hoku Hanohano Awards”, followed by excellent concerts staged by Hawaiian musicians. The section will also host a competition to choose hula halau (dancing teams) to represent Japan for the annual “Hula ‘Oni E” competition in Hawaii.
【dates】 28 April – 6 May
【place】 Tokyo Midtown Hall A
【price】 Price varies according to seats.
◆ “ART + FLEA” market
Hawaii’s artist community “ART + FLEA” will land in Japan for the first time to open a flea market of Hawaiian fashion, art, music, food and a variety of stylish articles. Meet here Hawaii’s hot artists and vendors, who will also stage performances and offer workshops.
【dates】 28 April – 2 May
【hours】 11 am – 8 pm
【place】 Tokyo Midtown Hall B
Ally Ishikuni Sasaki
◆ Hawaiian market
Find your favourite Hawaiian zakka, clothing, jewelry and food, amid live music and hula dance.
【dates】 28 April – 6 May
【hours】 11 am – 6 pm
【place】 Atrium & Courtyard
【artists】Featuring Ryo Natoyama and others
◆ Open-air workshops of hula, yoga and ukulele
A series of free workshops with renowned teachers, including Natalie Ai Kamauu (hula) and Ken Harakuma (yoga).
【dates】28 April – 6 May
【place】the lawn area
*For workshops, the site opens 20 minutes before each session.
Hula & Yoga by Hawaii Style
【dates】28 – 30 April
【time】 Workshop: at 10 am and 3 pm
【teachers】Yoga: Ken Harakuma (28 April)
Hula: Chie Konishiki (29 April); Natalie Ai Kamauu (30 April)
Yoga by KONAMI Sports
【dates】1 – 2 May
【time】 at 7 pm (t.b.c.)
【teachers】 Yoshika Sugimoto (1 May); Ryoko Saito (2 May)
Yamuna Body Rolling/Yoga by YOLO
【dates】 3-4 May (*rain or shine; to be cancelled in case of stormy weather)
【time】Yoga at 10 pm; Yamuna at 2 pm (3 May) and 3 pm (4 May)
【teachers】Yoga: Juri Ko Edwards: Yamuna: Kaoru Ikehata
Ukulele by YAMAHA×NALU
【dates】5 – 6 May (*rain or shine; to be cancelled in case of stormy weather)
Ukulele test playing
【time】at 11:30 am, 1:30 and 3:30 pm
【teachers】Ukulele: Toshihiko Yagyu and Yuya Yamanaka; Cajón: Mitsuru Kawarai
【time】1 pm and 3 pm
【artists】JazzoomCafe & ukurena
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