• Single w/shared bathroom* – CAD $2,002.50
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront* – CAD $3,865.00
  • Couple w/ensuite* – CAD $3,520.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom* – CAD $3,175.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront* – CAD $1,937.50
  • Twin w/ensuite* – CAD $1,762.50
  • Twin w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,587.50
  • Three-share w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,412.50
  • Women Dorm – CAD $1,182.50
  • Women Dorm - Upper Bunk – CAD $1,182.50
  • Mixed Dorm – CAD $1,182.50
  • Mixed Dorm - Upper Bunk – CAD $1,182.50
  • Tent Site Single – CAD $1,107.50
  • Tent Site Couple – CAD $2,040.00
  • Glamping – CAD $1,137.50
  • Commuter – CAD $1,037.50

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on July 24
Ends with lunch on July 29

Tuition: $545 adult $295 youth

Package Price: $1,100 - $1,860 / 5 nights. Includes tuition, room, all meals, and Hollyhock activities (depends on accommodation choice). A $395 deposit is required at registration, with the balance due on your departure day.

Scholarships: Full and partial scholarships are available based on financial need. We prioritize Indigenous people, people of colour, people who identify as LGBTQ2IA+, youth, elders, and those who can articulate how their Hollyhock experience will support positive impact in their life and communities. A $195 refundable deposit is required, please apply within your registration form.

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Song of the Drum, Dance of Life

With Gordy Onayemi Ryan and Zoë Ryan

July 24 - 29, 2020

This program will either be moved to a virtual gathering, be rescheduled to another date in 2021, or cancelled. 

We are currently working out all the details. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you so much for your patience, support, and understanding.

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Join us in a celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the music and dance of the Olatunji Drums of Passion at Hollyhock. Activate the fire in your hands, the beat in your feet, and the song in your heart on a soulful journey to the well of inspiration in our reunion at the Olatunji Hall.

Sing, dance, and play with Zoë, Gordy, Sanga, and Ade – the core of the Olatunji Drums of Passion. Everyone welcome!

Carlos Santana on Olatunji’s influence on his and John Coltrane’s music.


Gordy Onayemi Ryan
Gordy Onayemi Ryan has laid down the groove for the Olatunji Drums of Passion for decades as well as for Gabrielle Roth, Zhikr Rituals, movie scores (including Spike Lee and Eddie Murphy),and many more great artists in his career. obatheband.com Read my blog on Hollyhock Talks
Learn more about Gordy Onayemi Ryan
Zoë Ryan
Zoë Ryan has journeyed deep into modern, shamanic and West African dance. It is her joy to bring the transformative nature of dance to people of all ages. She trained in dance education at the Rudolph Laban Centre in London and has an early background in Shakespearean Theatre. She apprenticed with Gabrielle Roth and played extensively with Babatunde Olatunji and the Drums of Passion. obatheband.com Read my blog on Hollyhock Talks
Learn more about Zoë Ryan