Thursday, October 1, 2015

HIGHLANDS SING SINGS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA

A sing sing is a gathering of multiple tribes or villages demonstrating their own individual cultures, musical traditions and dances at one event. Multiple sing sings occur during the year in Papua New Guinea. The following images were taken in 2015 at both the Enga and Mt Hagen singsings. Enjoy !

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Huli tribesmen from Hela Province live around the town of Tari.
Asaro or Mudmen live in the Eastern Highlands Province

Gaim engawal from WH Province
Simbu Province tribal man
Hagen ladies in traditional dress, WHP
Kompiam men, Enga Province
Hagen men, WHP
Bugamo tribe from Simbu Province
Men from Enga Province
Enga Province Kompiam men
Ladies from Kandep, Enga province

Kandep tribals from Enga Province
Author with Gaim Engawal tribesmen, from Western Highlands Province
Enga ladies
Huli from Hela Province
Author with Silimuli girls from Enga Province
Kompiam tribals from Enga Province
Huli wigmen dancing at the Enga Show