2012 Festivals and Events in Papua New Guinea

National Canoe & Kundu Festival
Finish Date:  4/11/2012

Location:  Milne Bay Province, Alotau
Canoes and the Kundu drums are a significant aspect of the lives of the people of Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea.

Morobe Agri-Cultural ShowMorobe Agri-Cultural Show
Date:  27/10/2012  
Finish Date:  28/10/2012

Location:  Morobe Province, Lae
The Morobe show is an annual event hosted by the Morobe Provincial Agricultural Society, in Papua New Guinea’s second largest city.

Hiri Moale FestivalHiri Moale Festival
Date:  16/09/2012  
Finish Date:  17/09/2012

Location:  National Capital District, Port Moresby
The Hiri Moale Festival celebrates the epic journeys of the Motuans, re-enacting for current generations, the craft and lore of days gone by.

Goroka Cultural ShowGoroka Cultural Show
Date:  14/09/2012  
Finish Date:  16/09/2012

Location:  Eastern Highlands Province, Goroka
The Eastern Highlands Cultural Show which is simply known as the ‘Goroka Show’ is a significant event in the province.

Mt. Hagen Cultural ShowMt. Hagen Cultural Show
Date:  11/08/2012  
Finish Date:  12/08/2012

Location:  Western Highlands Province, Mount Hagen
Mt. Hagen Cultural Show was first staged in 1964 by many different tribes from Western Highlands Province.

Crocodile FestivalCrocodile Festival
Date:  7/08/2012  
Finish Date:  8/08/2012

Location:  East Sepik Province, Wewak
Crocodiles are part of the Sepik heritage. Men and crocodile share a special bond. The Crocodile symbolize strength, power and manhood.

National Mask FestivalNational Mask Festival
Date:  18/07/2012  
Finish Date:  22/07/2012

Location:  East New Britain Province, Rabaul
The National Mask Festival was initially introduced in 1995 and is staged as an Annual National Event to promote the Mask Cultures of Papua New Guinea.

To find out more on these events, please visit PNG Tourism Promotions Authority website at: www.pngtourism.org.pg 

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