A man from Menyamya in Morobe, has travelled from his district to Lae in his traditional attire yesterday, to celebrate the 42nd Independence in Lae.
The 48-year-old said he made the costume himself and was proud to present them today, while others were in the country’s national colours in black, red and gold.
This year, like the previous years, the Province celebrated its 42 Independence with a variety of activities.
The national colours, supported by the provincial colors were seen everywhere in the city of Lae in Morobe, as a demonstration of pride as the country celebrated its 42nd Independence Anniversary.
A local from Menyamya District in Morobe, Awateng Gembasu was a proud Papua New Guinean during the celebration today at Sir Ignatius Kilage Stadium.
Everyone took part in the celebrations today, with the raising of the flag in the morning and the parade done by the schools and the Engineering Battalion of the PNG Defense Force in Lae.
Young and old, came in colourful dresses and attire. The presence of the Police Force prevented disturbances and interruptions.
The safe atmosphere allowed this young man to freely celebrate this auspicious occasion.
Despite the rainy weather, everyone still had a reason to smile.
The 42nd Independence was celebrated with the presence of Member for Lae, Morobe Governor and the General Governor.