Photo Post: PNG Independence Celebrations Brisbane

PNG Independence Day Celebrations, Logan, 2019. 44 Years since Independence.

Ripple Poetry

Some photo highlights of my first ever attendance at a PNG Independence day celebration anywhere.  This is at Logan in Queensland.  I went with my mother and brother visiting from Tasmania, as well as family and friends.

Trobriand Dancers

Bouganville Dancers

New Britain Dancers – dusted with talcum powder from audience to give them strength.

Some of my family saying hello to Central Province Dancers – best head dresses of the day.

Dance offs, I’ll see if I can dance your style.  South Pacific PNG Based family.

Kairuku Dancers from areas near where my mum is from.

With my Friend Helene who also attended.

Some of the nearly 1000 people that attended

Checking out the stalls!

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