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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.
  • 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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  • Enga Show
    The people of Enga will be celebrating their 2017 cultural show August 11th-13th in Wabag Town. Come along for a thrilling event showcasing the best of Enga and Highlands culture.
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  • Game Fishing Titles
    The 2017 Papua New Guinea National Game Fishing Titles will be in Madang Province, April 8th to 16th.
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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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  • Mask Festival
    A cultural extravaganza set in Kokopo, featuring iconic mask performances from East New Britain.
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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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  • 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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  • Frangipani Festival
    The residents of Rabaul invite you to their annual Frangipani Festival: September 15th to 17th. The festival celebrates the rebirth of Rabaul after the 1994 volcanic eruptions:
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  • Hagen Show
    The 2017 Hagen Show is set for August 19th to 20th. Held in the Western Highlands township of Mt. Hagen, the cultural show is expected to be a rousing event.
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  • Madang Festival
    June 9th-10th, 2017: One of Papua New Guinea’s idyllic coastal townships come together together celebrate its many unique resident cultures.
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  • Goroka Show
    The 2017 Goroka Show will be held September 16th to 17th. Come along and be a part of this spectacular cultural festival uniting tribes in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea.
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  • PNG Games 2017
    The PNG Games 2017 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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  • Crocodile Festival
    This special festival celebrates one of Papua New Guinea's famous tribal heartlands and the significance of the revered crocodile - a motif throughout Sepik River culture.
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  • World Surf League Longboard Event 2017
    The Inaugural World Surf League Men's and Women's Longboard International Event will be hosted in Madang Province at Tupira mira Ulingan Bay in Bogia, Madang Province.
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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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Independence Exhibition: Built on Culture
Celebrating 40 years of Independence in Papua New Guinea - this incredible exhibition features 90 stunning works of art from the National Museum's vast collection.
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