Every year in the East Sepik Province of Papua New Guinea, a three-day event is held to celebrate everything crocodile. The stars of the show - the fresh and saltwater river crocodiles - are an important part of local heritage. This festival highlights their importance within the ecosystem and also promotes conservation.
For three days in August, Wabag Town in the Highlands region of Papua New Guinea stages a sensational meeting for the people of Enga, showcasing all their cultural variants in spectacular fashion. The people of this province are unique in that they can all speak the same language, making them the largest linguistic group in the country.
The Mt. Hagen Show is an opportunity for tribes from all over the country’s Western Highlands and Jiwaka Provinces to converge on the mountain town of Kangeh. The two-day event aims to unite the diverse tribes of the region whilst creating mutual understanding over differences. Expect music and crafts alongside traditional tribal shows.