Every September, thousands of people from over a hundred tribes come together in Goroka, Papua New Guinea, to celebrate their unique culture. In this traditional festival, called a sing-sing – the biggest of its kind in the world – there’s a mêlée of dancing, singing and a rainbow of colourful outfits on show.

Photographer Fabien Astre visited the festival last year and took these stunning pictures.

Speaking about his trip, he said: “Seeing all the different cultures from just one country is amazing. The people are friendly and happy to see foreigners being interested in their culture.”

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All images are copyright of Fabien Astre. For more of his photography, see fabienastre.com, or like him on Facebook

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