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      24th Annual World Championship Hoop Dance Contest in Phoenix

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      February 8, 2014 - February 9, 2014

       

      2301 North Central Avenue
      Phoenix, Arizona 85004

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      24th Annual World Championship Hoop Dance Contest

      This event showcases a unique sport. Prepare for stunning performances of the men and women who are vying to call themselves World Champion Hoop Dancer. The event combines artistry, sheer athleticism and cultural traditions to create an exciting, colorful and suspenseful competition.

      During performances, dancers will incorporate speed and agility as they manipulate their bodies through one to more than 50 hoops. Some dancers also incorporate creative designs and difficult manipulations of the hoops to present unique variations of the dance. Through the hoop dance, accompanied by either Northern or Southern drums, the performers express distinct cultural traditions, as they are judged on a variety of categories.

      Cost: $18 general admission, $13.50 seniors (65+), $12 Heard Museum members and American Indians, $7.50 children 4-12, FREE for children under 4. Cost is per day and includes the event and museum admission. Buy tickets in person or online at heard.org/hoop.

      Categories: Museums & Attractions | Neighborhood

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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