Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Goroka in full colour

Goroka in full colour, originally uploaded by Tway76.

Goroka show 2008.

A cultural event (if not THE cultural event) in PNG where many tribes and clans boast there colours while singing and dancing. More to follow (but a lot more of selecting for me to do)...and all this almost in my back yard!

The Goroka show (a cultural show where different tribes peform their sing sing (dances and songs) is arguably the largest gathering of indigenous tribes in the world. Over 90 tribes from all over Papua New Guinea -- the world's most culturally diverse nation -- have gathered in Goroka for the annual festival of traditional dance on the Independence Day weekend.

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