Kultureline INTL
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BRIEF DESCRIPTION

GOROKA CULTURAL SHOW/EASTERN HIGHLANDS PROVINCE/PACIFIC
The Goroka Show is a sort of cultural sing sing festival from Papua New Guinea. It is probably the best known tribal gathering and cultural event in of all times in the town of Goroka, the capital of the Eastern Highlands Province. The festival started in the mid-1950s as an initiative of Australian Kiaps. It is held every year close to the country's Independence Day which is 16 September.

During the festival, approximately about 100 tribes arrive usually congregate to exhibit their music, dance and cultures.
In recent years it has become a major tourist attraction for both national and international tourists and remains the largest cultural event in Papua New Guinea despite the other similar events in Oceanic regions.
FOR FURTHER READING/VIEW, GO TO:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ch6TIY55_AY
http://www.wantokmusik.org/concerts-SS07.htm
HTTP://EN.WIKIPEDIA.ORG/WIKI/GOROKA_SHOW
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