Goldies Esa ala Festival

16th - 17th October, 2020 

 The Goldies Esa'ala Festival is a special event aimed at raising conservation awareness about the Goldie's Bird-of-Paradise, a threatened bird-of-paradise species on the IUCN Red List.

The Goldie's Bird-of-Paradise is endemic to Papua New Guinea, especially Fergusson Island and Normanby Island, Esa'ala District in Milne Bay Province. 

Highlights of the festival will include a Music Festival, exhibitions of traditional and modern Milne Bay arts and crafts, a rare demonstration of a canoe making, as well as a welcome feast ceremony prepared for visitors by the Kelologeia people.


Image by Tim Laman via Bird of Paradise Project 

Events in Milne Bay