Coronation Primary School in Port Moresby started early Independence celebrations yesterday with a colorful cultural day with performances from throughout Papua New Guinea.
Hundreds of parents, students, and members of the public converged on the school grounds yesterday for the occasion.
Students performed dances followed by male and female representatives talking about their individual provinces.
Students from Morobe
|These are my two sons Malum Jr and Gedi|
The day went well, apart from a minor disturbance by students of Gordon Secondary School, while under the influence of liquor but police quickly attended to that.
Head teacher Julie Ulitaia said the day was a means of promoting culture from the different provinces.
Students from Gulf province
“We are gearing up for the Independence anniversary,” she said.
“Thank you to the parents who trained the students so they are able to appreciate their own culture.”
Coronation is one of the largest primary schools in Port Moresby with 1, 925 students from elementary to Grade 8.
Students from Milne Bay province