Te Tatau/Tattoos of the South Pacific Ninth Annual Pacific Islands Festival Coming to Foster City
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For Immediate Release: April 10, 2012
Contact: ‘Andra Lorenz, Management Analyst, (650) 286-3215, alorenz@fostercity.org

Bring the ‘ohana (family) and celebrate Polynesian Culture at the Foster City Parks and Recreation Department’s ninth annual Pacific Islands Festival! This free event will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 10 AM to 5 PM at Leo Ryan Park Amphitheatre. Learn the true meaning of the word ‘tatau’ (tattoo) and see the decorative design differences between the island groups.

There will be tantalizing cultural performances from award-winning professional Polynesian Dance companies including, Ehulani’s ‘Ote’a/Kaulana Na Pua O Hawaii of Hayward, Kawailehua Hula Ohana of Milpitas, Merahi o Tehani of Union City, Motu’aina of Danville, Rahiti of Daly City, Tamarii Matairea of Stockton and Te Poly Nui of Stockton.

Don’t miss this exciting day of cultural activities, arts and crafts booths, canoe rides offered by Ho’okahi Pu’uwai Outrigger Canoe Club, food and more! Admission is free, however food and drinks are available for purchase.

For more information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at 286-3380 or e-mail fostercitypolyfest@yahoo.com.

City Hall - 610 Foster City Blvd.
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 286-3200