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Chamorro dance competition this weekend

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 by Ken Quintanilla

Guam - Over ten Chamorro dance groups from around the region, the US mainland and Japan will be competing in this weekend's 11th Annual Dinanna Pa'a Taotao Tano Dance Competition and Festival. The theme of this year's event is "Celebration of the Creation of Life".  The dance groups will be competing in categories such as "Best in Ancient", "Best in Spanish", "Best in Contemporary and Overall Dinanna Pa'a Taotao Tano'" winner.  Chamorro artisans will also be demonstrating and selling their unique wood carvings, weaving and jewelry.   The event is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm at the University of Guam Fieldhouse. Doors open at 8am.

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