TOKYO-2018 Events / Other

The Cultural Show, Mt Hagen Festival

  • Prize
    Bronze in Events/Other
  • Photographer
    David Nam Lip Lee
  • Agency / Studio
    Kampong Kafe Galeri
  • Photo Date
    18-19 August 2018

Mount Hagen Cultural Show is celebrated annually, which is one of the largest cultural events in Papua New Guinea. During the show, it made up with more than 700 different tribes from various region. The show was begun in the 1950s by missionaries as a method to improve the relations between the different tribes. The series of image was mainly capture the expression of performers, and the powerful rhythm created by them during the Sing-Sing.