Festival: HELIAKI

HELIAKI NZ's first Tongan Contemporary Dance-Theatre Show! Premiering at the 'MATALA - A celebration of Tongan culture' Festival at Mangere Arts Centre Auckland, September 26-28th 2012.

Featuring two works by fast tracking up-and-coming Tongan Choreographers Sesilia Pusiaki and Amanaki Prescott-Faletau.
'Sei 'O Fafine' by Sesilia Pusiaki, looks at a Tongan woman's worth and the expectations and perceptions placed on them by Tongan culture and society.
'Fanau Tangata' is Amanaki's personal story about growing up a Fakaleiti (transgender) in an all male, traditional and christian household, who's father is the minister of their church.

Produced by LIMA Productions who are a non-profit organization who develop, support and mentor emerging Pacific Performing Artists and are based in Auckland New Zealand.

HELIAKI
September 26-28 2012
@ Mangere Arts Centre Auckland
BOOKINGS & Info: lima.dancetheatre@gmail.com