Hula in The Coola Day is a bright and colorful American holiday dedicated to the Hula dance, popular in Hawaii. The holiday is celebrated annually on February 1st. Learn a couple of new moves this winter day and hula!
Hula is an ancient dance that is an integral part of Hawaiian culture. You can learn about its origin from local legends, but the information varies and it is impossible to say exactly when and under what conditions it appeared.
Hula dance is represented by rhythmic movements accompanied by local chants. It can most often be seen performed by women. For dancing, they use special clothes decorated with flowers and herbs: skirts and bright blouses.
To date, it is customary to distinguish between two types of hula dance: Kahiko and Auana. The first option is a traditional dance performed for centuries by the indigenous people of the island. Old songs in the Hawaiian language and folk instruments are used.
The Hula Auna dance is a modernized form of dance. It can be seen at various festivals and celebrations around the world. Western music is used for dancing, as well as modern instruments such as ukulele, electric guitar, drum kits and more.
- Since the beginning of the 20th century, the hula dance has become a local attraction and is very popular with tourists visiting Hawaii.
- Traditional musical instruments in Hawaii have many interesting positions. For example, shark skin drum, pumpkin drum, bamboo percussion sticks and more.
How to celebrate
Visit Hula in The Coola Day Hawaii to see this wonderful traditional dance. If not possible, then visit various themed dance events where a modern version of this dance will be performed. Sign up for a course or learn a few hula moves on your own using the internet.
Tell about the holiday on social networks. Ask other users if they have seen the hula dance live. Share your experience with this dance.
When is Hula in the Coola Day Celebrated in 2023?
Hula in the Coola Day is dedicated to celebrating success. It has always been observed annually on February the 1st.