7th Annual Utah Pacific Islands Heritage Month Kick Off
Sorenson Multicultural Center
855 California Ave
Contact Name: Pacific Island Knowledge 2 Action Resources (PIK2AR)
Latest article on this years 7th Annual Utah Pacific Island Heritage Month which is Saturday July 27, 2019 at Sorenson Multicultural 855 California Ave. Starting at 8am-2pm the 1st Volleyball Tournament as part of the Kick Off.
Next door at the Sorenson Unity Center from 11a-5pm please browse the Art Exhibit, a tribute to Glendale dance group 'Malialole' for their years of community service using music and dance, with a display of their handmade traditional dance costumes or you can watch free Pacific Island film screenings until 5pm.
At 5pm grab your Passport outside till 10pm behind Sorenson Multicultural center. Better then an Pacific Island Travel Trade Show with 13 Pacific Island cultural stations that all live here in Utah. Cultural stations new this year are the countries of Palau, Niue and Rotuma, traditional foods new this year are from the countries of Tuvalu and Marshall Islands, new community performances from the RapaNui and Marshallese community intertwined with other local community groups.
An add this year is the Talk Story Stage for literary pieces, story telling and demonstrations on a smaller, intimate space.
The main stage will have non stop entertainment of all types with Community Leaders doing the hourly passport drawings.
Free health screenings onsite provided by the University of Utah's Health Bus and the Heart Association.
Information about being a volunteer, being a vendor, performing, literary readings and sponsorship go to www.upihm.com. Please pass it on!