K20,000 backing for Frangipani festival

Trukai Industries Ltd came on board once more to support the annual Frangipani Show in Rabaul, East New Britain Province, as gold sponsor.

A cheque of K20,000 was presented to the event organiser, Susie McGrade, of the Rabaul Historical Society earlier this week.

Trukai Industries Ltd General Manager Sales and Marketing, Andrew Daubney, said Trukai continues to support such cultural events because they provide an avenue to help provide income opportunities for the local communities and at the same time, help promote and keep PNG cultures alive.

“Our brands and products have become such an integral part of traditional ceremonies right across PNG and it’s important to us that we give back to the communities by supporting these events.”

McGrade from the Rabaul Frangipani Festival Committee thanked Trukai Industries Ltd for the generous sponsorship.

McGrade said the Frangipani Festival is a unique one for the historical township of Rabaul to enjoy rich and diverse cultures that will be displayed during the two days of festivities.

The show was held in Rabaul from September 14th- 15th to coincide with the country’s   43rd independence celebration and to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the twin volcanic eruption in Rabaul.

(Trukai Industries Ltd Rabaul District Sales Manager, Elizabeth Arua, left, handing over   the cheque of K20,000 to Susie McGrade of the Rabaul Historical Society at the Rabaul Hotel earlier this week)

Press release