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Beautiful snapshot of your very own Pacific paradise in the Cook Islands. The 15 islands of the Cooks lie halfway between New Zealand and Hawaii in the South Pacific, scattered like fragrant frangipani petals floating across 2.2 million square kilometres of a seductive, sensual ocean.
Cook Island dancers use fast, hip swinging moves similar to Tahitians and agile hand gestures that describe waves, flowers, or birds. Male dancers stomp & use spearing gestures that mimic warriors. Traditional dancing is integral to the Cook Islands lifestyle. Costumes range from leaves to extravagant and elegant works of art. The dances tells stories and slit drums provide exhilarating, tantalizing rhythms. Dancing has been part of the Cook Islands culture for thousands of years.