Desert Paradise is a South Pacific Island dance school based in Alice Springs. Students ages range from 4 to 17 years old, and come from diverse backgrounds; Aboriginal, Fijian, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Maori, the Cook Islands and Tuvaluan. Teachers collaborate each term to share their unique knowledge and cultural through dance, and teach dances from across the South Pacific to celebrate all forms of island culture, while always paying respect to the Arrernte country they call home. The students love to learn about Pacific Island culture and are a fantastic representation of the rich young talent Alice Springs has to offer.
The program for Desert Festival will include performances from Samoa, Tuvalu, Kiribati and the Cook Islands. Desert Paradise: Journey Through the South Pacific will feature live drummers to accompany the performance, coming from diverse backgrounds including Africa, the Cook Islands, Aotearoa, Samoa and Tonga.
Admission : Free
Children must be accompanied by an adult.