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Book now and get 10% off listed prices! Offer valid until Apr 27, 2022.
  • Single w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $2,146.00
  • Single w/ensuite – CAD $2,014.00
  • Single w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,726.00
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $3,348.00
  • Couple w/ensuite – CAD $3,088.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom – CAD $2,820.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront – CAD $1,674.00
  • Twin w/ensuite – CAD $1,554.00
  • Twin w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,410.00
  • Three-share w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,274.00
  • Women Dorm – CAD $1,110.00
  • Male Dorm – CAD $1,110.00
  • Mixed Dorm – CAD $1,110.00
  • Tent Site Single – CAD $1,044.00
  • Tent Site Couple – CAD $1,960.00
  • Commuter – CAD $982.00

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on July 27
Ends with lunch on July 31

Sample program schedule

Location: Cortes Island

Tuition: $550 CAD

Campus Rates: Campus rates include accommodations, meals, Hollyhock activities, use of hot tubs and campus facilities (does not include tuition). Click here for details.

Scholarships: We believe that everyone should have equitable access to Hollyhock program experiences, and that our diverse community should be reflected in all that we do. We are committed to identifying and removing barriers to access through our scholarship program. While we strive to be accessible and inclusive to all, a limited number of scholarships are available ranging from 25%-90% of costs.

We encourage applicants from those whose identities intersect with, but are not limited to: Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, 2SLGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, newcomers, youth, and elders.

Please apply for a scholarship within your program registration form. We ask for a 5% refundable deposit to apply. Please contact us directly if you are unable to pay this deposit.

Health & Safety: Learn more about our Covid-19 policies and procedures here.

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The Song & Dance of the Drum in Nature

With Gordy Onayemi Ryan and Zoë Ryan

July 27 - 31, 2022

The 30th Anniversary of Olatunji Music, Dance, and Culture at Hollyhock!
We will drum, dance and sing inside the iconic Olatunji Hall and outside in the circle of tall Fir trees, an experience in Nature to blow away the covid blues. Our journey includes music and dance brought by Olatunji and the Drums of Passion, rhythms of the Mandingue Culture, and Cuban Folkloric music. All are welcome, beginning to advanced- become one with the drum!
Know the Roots, Hear the Groove, Feel the Swing, Playin the Pocket -Gordy 
Please join us in this Celebration!

Schedule

A detailed schedule will be available 1-2 weeks in advance of the program. View sample schedule here.

Terms & Conditions

You may find our terms & conditions here.

Health & Safety

By order of the Provincial Health Office, we will be requiring all our guests to provide proof of at least one vaccination, starting September 12th 2021. Learn more here.

Presenters

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