Tama Festival

Islands Region
Christmas Park, Arawa, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

7th to 8th AUGUST, 2024  

The Tama’ah Festival celebrates a beloved local cuisine of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville called Tamatama.

Tamatama is either made up of banana, taro, casava or sago – wrapped in fresh banana leaves and cooked in coconut milk over an open fire.

Festival visitors will be given a rare opportunity to see and taste a variety of traditionally prepared and cooked Tamatama from all over the Autonomous Region of Bougainville – a treat for food lovers.

The festival will also showcase traditional dancing, plus arts and crafts from Bougainville.


For tours and accommodation, contact: Bougainville Experience Tours, email bougtours@hotmail.com, mobile +675 73656050 /  Central Bougainville Tourism Association, mobile +675 7374-7028  

Tama Festival 2024 Arawa Bougainville

2024 Tama Festival in Arawa, Autonomous Region of Bougainville


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