Papua New Guinea

Things To Know

Internet, Comunication


Papua New Guinea has two daily newspapers that include up-to-date exchange rates and other important information:

Festivals & Events

This is a list of holidays in the Papua New Guinea.

DateEnglish Name
January 1New Year's Day
April 3Good Friday
April 4Holy Saturday
April 5Easter Sunday
April 6Easter Monday
June 8Queen's Birthday
July 23National Remembrance Day
August 26National Day of Repentance
September 16Independence Day
December 25Christmas Day
December 26Boxing Day


As in many Melanesian cultures, greeting people with a friendly handshake is very important. Be aware, however, that it is a sign of respect not to make eye contact. The sight of hotel staff calling you by name, shaking your hand and looking at the floor may seem unusual at first.

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