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Lying just south of the equator, 160km north of AustraliaPapua New Guinea is part of a great arc of mountains stretching from Asia, through Indonesia and into the South Pacific.  With a vibrant and colourful Papua New Guinea culture, more than 600 islands and 800 indigenous languages, PNG is made up of 4 regions with 20 provinces.

Papua New Guinea is full of interesting attractions, magnificent natural scenery, and diverse cultural heritage. Spend your Papua New Guinea holiday trekking remote jungle tracks, cruising the mighty Sepik river, surfing the waves of New Ireland, fishing around the fjords of Tufi, birdwatching our world-famous birds of paradise in the Highlands, or diving amongst the coral reef coastline. Click here to see a map of Papua New Guinea.
  • Goroka Show
    This 2016 the 'most colorful show on Earth' returns celebrating its 60th Anniversary. Goroka Town in PNG's Eastern Highlands Province will come alive September 16th-18th.
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  • Kenu & Kundu Festival
    Stunning traditional canoes and 'kundus' feature prominently in this exciting cultural festival held in Alotau, Milne Bay Province.
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  • Bilum Festival
    Karkar Island Bilum Festival: See bilum-weaving displays, arts, crafts and colorful singsings - experience Karkar Island at this unique festival in Madang Province.
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  • Morobe Show
    The Morobe show is an annual event hosted by the Morobe Provincial Agricultural Society, in Papua New Guinea’s second largest city.
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  • Frangipani Festival
    The residents of Rabaul invite you to their annual Frangipani Festival celebrating the rebirth of Rabaul after the 1994 volcanic eruptions: September 16th to 17th, 2016.
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  • Kutubu Kundu Digaso
    The Kutubu Kundu Digaso festival offers a rare treat of fascinating cultural performances from all over the Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea.
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  • Lukim PNG Nau 2016
    PNG Tourism Industry Association presents Lukim PNG Nau 2016 - a tourism expo showcasing PNG culture, nature and adventure products, services and activities.
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  • Huhu Lopo Festival
    The Huhu Lopo War Canoe mini-festival showcases the cultural significance of the Lopo War Canoes from mainland Milne Bay Province.
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  • U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
    Papua New Guinea is proud to be the 2016 host of the FIFA Under 20 Women’s World Cup in Port Moresby.
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  • PNG Games 2016
    The PNG Games 2016 is set to take place in Kimbe, West New Britain Province, featuring 22 provincial teams and 12,000 athletes competing for gold, silver and bronze.
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  • Paiya Mini Show
    The Paiya Mini Show is a cultural event staged annually in Paiya Village, Western Highlands Province. The specialty show is set for August 18th in 2017.
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  • National Tourism Conference
    The National Tourism Conference will have invited speakers from various government agencies and private sectors discuss tourism topics of interest. The theme will be “Tourism For Development”.
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  • Tourism Week
    The Tourism Week comprises of awareness activities,events and meetings involving the tourism industry in Papua New Guinea. The week long activities lead up to World Tourism Day, 27th September.
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  • World Tourism Day
    Join the PNG Tourism Promotion Authority and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation in celebrating World Tourism Day this 2016.
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  • Kalam Festival
    The Kalam Cultural Festival showcases the culture of one of Papua New Guinea's most fascinating ethnic groups - the Simbai people of Madang Province
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PATA 2016 Gold Award for Papua New Guinea
PNG Tourism North America receives a Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award for its ‘Papua New Guinea Past Present and Future Exhibition’.
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