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12 December 2018
TPA today signed MOUs with West New Britain Provincial Government and the Madang Visitors and Cultural Bureau on behalf of the Madang Provincial Government. Tourism Arts and Culture Minister Hon. Emil Tammur MP witnessed the signing by TPA CEO Mr Jerry Agus with WNB Provincial Administrator Williamson Hosea and MVCB care-taker director Ms Joanne Arek.
Minister Tammur called for greater partnerships with provincial governments to develop tourism in 2019 on-wards. TPA CEO Mr Agus said WNB has huge untapped tourism potential while Madang must be revived to its former glory days as the Pearl of the Pacific.
10 December 2018
"Papuans Retrace early canoe voyage"
A mini Duadua festival was held in at the Hilma Wong Park in Lae on Sunday, Nov 11, to welcome the Sorong to Samarai wairon (canoe) to the city.
The mini festival was sponsored by the Lae City Tourism Bureau, Lae District Administration, Morobe Governor’s office, Division of Trade, Commerce and Tourism, and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of PNG.
It celebrated the Melanesia culture, with contemporary dance performances by a Lae-based West Papua group, live band performances by Et Kalsa and Duarize, and traditional dances by Kaya Women’s Culture group and Trobriand Islands, a mime piece by Wanchef culture group, and performances by Bongalic, the snake man from Bukawa.
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7 December 2018