Come and experience one of Yap’s most celebrated arts; a traditional Yapese dance.
This is a must-see during your visit to Yap.
You will witness an ancient tradition that has been performed in the same manner since its inception. The 4 distinct types of Yapese dances are: Bamboo, Marching, Sitting, and Men’s standing dance. Each type has several story-telling dance routines that burst with color, expression, and strength.
Immerse yourself in perhaps the most exotic and beautiful display of Yapese culture
Cost: $55.00 per person (this fee goes directly to the village)
Where: In a Yapese Village/ Yap Pacific Resort Village; Kadai, or Nimar
When: 5pm, Sunday; some other times/dates may be available.
Duration: 1½ hours
Includes: Viewing traditional dancers as they weave stories through body movements and chants, and unique photo opportunities. Often accompanying the dance entourage is a sampling of local food, basket weaving, coconut fiber spinning demonstrations, and Nunuw making. Also includes transportation when the dance is performed in another village.