Naø Lei Hulu I Ka Weøkiu perform for the world premier of, " "Mui Turning Back the Sky", created in colaboration with historian Lucia Tarallo. It is a compilation of traditional hawaiian stories. The Ethnic Dance Festival began its 1st weekend in celebration of its 30th anniversary at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater in San Francisco. A total of four weekends which present 36 different ethnic dance ensembles representing cultures from all over the world. World Arts West whose mission is to promote cultural understanding and to promote a universal appreciation of diverse dance traditions throughout the world presents the event.