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Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest
World Dance

On February 9 & 10, 2019, top American Indian and Canadian First Nations hoop dancers will compete at the Heard Museum for the prestigious World Champion title and cash prizes. At the two-day competition, men and women compete on an equal field. The art of hoop dance honors the cultural traditions from multiple Indigenous communities that first employed hoop dance as a healing ceremony. Today, hoop dance is shared as an artistic expression to celebrate, share and honor Indigenous traditions throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ

World Dance
Heard Museum;family events;cultural events;community events
Sat 2/9/19 - Sun 2/10/19 at 9am-5pm 
Cash, All major credit cards
Price:$18; $13.50 seniors 65+; $12 American Indians and Museum members; $7.50 children 4-12; free for children 3 and under