THE Morobe Agricultural and Cultural Show takes place this year on October 27 and 28. The event showcases a variety of agriculture, horticulture, livestock, commercial, industry, education and culture activities, displays and events. The main attractions include the cowboy events, traditional dancing, rides and entertainment, commercial, agricultural and horticultural displays and the popular daredevil bike riders.
HARMONY Gold Mining Company will be hosting a briefing on its operations in Morobe tomorrow, October 9, from 7am to 9am at the Lae International Hotel, Conference Centre. Chief executive officer Johannes Van Heerden is the keynote speaker. The company says it wishes to provide an update on the Hidden Valley gold mine including the reinvestment that has recently been completed. It will also outline plans and expected operations programs for Hidden Valley as well as environmental and community programs around Hidden Valley mine site. Other speakers will be Gary Davies, general manager of Hidden Valley and David Hall, who is human resources and community manager. There is no admission fee and organisers warn that there is limited space. If you wish to attend, be in touch with Ensie Rennie at the Lae Chamber of Commerce and Industries, 472 2340 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seat. Reservations close today, October 8, at 12 noon.
A DAY of culture, music, art and artefacts will form part of the Kendu and Kenu Festival at Voco Point in Lae on October 14. Festivities will include a historical voyage from Sorong, West Papua to Samarai, being re-enacted. Last-minute sponsorship of the day is being sought. Call Maine Winny on 7216 7313 for more information.