Papua New Guinea is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world, 848 languages are listed, more than a thousand cultrual groups existed. Each group created its own expressive forms in art, dance, weaponry, costumes, singing, music, architecture and much more. People of the highlands engage in colourful local rituals that are called "sing sings". They paint themselves and dress up with feathers, pearls and animal skins to represent birds, trees or mountain spirits. 

Country information


Capital: Port Moresby
Languages: Hiri Motu, Tok Pisin, Papua New Ginean, English
Currency: Papua New Guinean kina (PGK)
Calling code: +675
Time zone:  UTC+10
Flight time: No direct flight from Hong Kong, have to fly from Australia (Brisbane) to go Port Moresby