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Ballet Kari Kari

Address: Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
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Ranked #1 of 15 things to do in Hanga Roa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ballets, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Ballets, Theater & Concerts
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Los Angeles, California
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192 reviews 192 reviews
75 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Iteresting to hear the music and the songs, and the costumes with the feather headdresses are wonderful. This is a very sincere show--a bit too much audience participation, and some explanation of the songs and dances that were performed would have been interesting.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

No ifs or buts - an absolute must when visiting Easter Island is a trip to the Ballet Kari Kari. A fabulous performance of typically local music and dance put across with such enthusiasm and professionalism. An hour watching the show and the audience are worn out just watching. What a night out - our thanks.

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New York City, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Several people in Hanga Roa suggested that experiencing Kari Kari is a must - and they are right! Originally, we were a bit sceptical, thinking that it might be just very touristy. However, those who recommended it had no interest in it other than giving us good advice. We arrived just on time (no reservation) and got excellent seats. The... More 

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Santiago, Chile
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I booked in advance 2 tickets 4 days before. Once we arrived was a nasty old man and his wife, and 11 more in our seats. They refused to move that man, and show no intention to solve the issue. Finally they refund the money after 15 minutes. We couldn't see the show,

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the hague
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14 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This evening show is worth attending to soak up some local culture, it is a quite authentic experience and good fun.

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Maracaibo, Venezuela
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149 reviews 149 reviews
55 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We went to the show on a whim after seeing an advertisement on the street, but ended up really enjoying ourselves! The songs were in Spanish and Rapa Nui, but are beautiful no matter what language you speak. It's an hour long show for about 25 USD.

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Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Pasta was yummy. If I recall, the ceviche was soooo good. I don't need to add more just to fill in the 50 characters.

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Campinas, SP
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A little hard to find because there is only a sign on the street and a path back between houses to the small house where the ballet is. You can buy wine really cheap, about $5 a glass but during the show it's impossible for the wait staff to come take more orders so it's almost pointless to try. The... More 

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Stresa, Italy
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22 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The show was professional. The songs were sang in Rapanui and in Spanish, so for an English speaking person it was a bit difficult to follow though beautiful. Maybe handouts in English could be prepared to describe the stories and songs. Of course it was fascinating to listen to Rapanui -language as it is nearly distinct.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Did they change the name? If this is the MAORI TUPUNA presented by Vai Te Mihi, then this was for us even more interesting than the Moai Statues! These traditional dances full of passion, amazing costumes and beautiful people! It was our BEST & UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE on Easter Island, we have never seen something like this, totally worth the expensive... More 

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