DVD – 2019 Merrie Monarch Hula Festival
The annual Merrie Monarch Hula Competition and Festival honors Hawaiian King David Kalākaua, known as “The Merrie Monarch” for his love of song and dance. In celebration of his memory, hundreds of highly talented hula dancers and their Hālau from different islands of Hawai‘i and around the mainland United States perform, compete, and perpetuate this indigenous expression of dance and story-telling.
The DVD set features the entire 2019 Merrie Monarch competition, including all the participating dancers and hālau.
Disc 1: Miss Aloha Hula competition – approximately 2 hours 48 minutes
Disc 2: Hula Kahiko Hālau (Ancient) – approximately 3 hours 10 minutes
Disc 3: Hula ‘Auana Hālau (Contemporary) – approximately 3 hours
DVD is for the US market only (region code 1).