Sing-sings are held regularly throughout the Western Highlands and not often for tourist entertainment puposes. Generally these gatherings of clans in traditional costume with ritual dancing and chanting is performed for ceremonial reasons. The most popular time for tourism to Mt Hagen is in August when the Mt Hagen Culture Show is held, with hundreds of different tribes present, each wearing their distinctive tribal outfits of feathers, plants, woven kilts, body paint and sometimes carrying weapons such as bows, arrows and little axes.
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