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Heiva San Diego 2015 Celebrates the Islands of Tahiti Through Dance, Music and Culture
June 29 2015

Heiva San Diego 2015 Celebrates the Islands of Tahiti Through Dance, Music and Culture 


Family Friendly Festival Announces Dates and Events     

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (June 29, 2015) – Heiva San Diego, a celebration of dance, culture and traditions from the Islands of Tahiti, announces their August 2015 dates and program.

Hevia San Diego 2015 will feature international artists including Tahitian tattoo experts, Tahitian village replicas representing all eight archipelagos in French Polynesia, authentic Tahitian food, spectacular musical performances, including ukulele and drumming and world-class Tahitian dance performances and competition. Heiva events will take place at The Concourse, 202 C Street, San Diego. General adult tickets are $15 and children are $10. Saturday hours are 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m and Sunday’s hours are 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

This year’s Heiva will showcase the island of Bora Bora, known as “the romantic island” and famed for its blue lagoons and Mount Otemanu, and the festival’s theme is “Te Mana” meaning “to be in power.”

Heiva San Diego 2015 Dates & Events:

  • Thursday, August 6 – Heiva gala dinner at Bali Hai restaurant, crowning of Miss & Mr. Heiva, Tahitian dance performances featuring “the island of Bora Bora" and "the Marquesas islands". Tickets available online
  •  Saturday, August 8 – Highlights include dance competition featuring solo artists and spectacular grand show "the island of Bora Bora"
  • Sunday, August 9 – Group dance competition and awards ceremony

“Heiva is about authenticity, our islands, our roots and sharing our traditions and culture,” says Maeva Tarahu McNicol, President, Reva Tahiti Productions, creators and producers of the event.

Created in 2011, Heiva San Diego’s mission is to promote friendship and cultural understanding between the people of French Polynesia and the United States through culture, arts, language, dance and music. Heiva San Diego is endorsed by the Federation of the Ori Tahiti and the Conservatoire of Tahiti. For more information about the event including visit


About The Islands of Tahiti:

Located in the South Pacific, the Islands of Tahiti are just eight hours by air from Los Angeles. Surrounded by pristine, crystal clear blue waters, the 118 islands and atolls offer natural beauty, authentic island culture, and unique French Polynesian style. The Islands of Tahiti are world-renowned for their white-sand beaches, stunning turquoise lagoons and varied landscapes ranging from coral atolls to volcanic mountain peaks. Each island offers a variety of accommodation experiences from luxurious resorts with overwater villas, to family pensions to sailing via private charter or scheduled cruise. Privacy comes naturally in the Islands of Tahiti and offers visitors the space to relax and reconnect. Tahiti is halfway between California and Australia, on the same side of the International Date Line as North America and in the same time zone as Hawaii. For further information, visit or call (310) 414-8484.




Contact Information
For further information, please contact the Tahiti Tourisme Public Relations Team:

Cait Langley
Communications Coordinator
Ph: (310) 414-8484 ext 222
Fx: (310) 414-8490


For all articles, please list the following contact information for the official Destination Marketing Office for the islands of Tahiti in North America:

Tahiti Tourisme North America
9841 Airport Blvd, Suite 1120
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: (310) 414-8484
Fax: (310) 414-8490

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