The National Cultural Commission (NCC) is one of the Government’s Statutory Organizations established by an Act of Parliament in 1994. Its roles, functions and responsibilities were certified on the 27th of October, 1994. The National Cultural Commission is mandated by the National Cultural Commission Act 1994 to carry out cultural functions and to achieve its corporate objectives. Being one of the oldest institutions of the country, it is established to protect, preserve and promote the cultures and arts of indigenous Papua New Guineans.
Papua New Guinea National Cultural Institution are one of the oldest institutions that was establish 1994 to preserve, promote and document our indigenous cultures and traditions.
Our responsibility to PNG in the past, present, and future to ensure their cultural heritage is preserved for present and future generations.
The objectives of the Institution are to film for cultural preservation, and educate PNG through films about cultural knowledge
Promote theater and film production on traditional culturals including social issue and educating
To preserve, promote and safeguard our diverse tangible and intangible cultural heritage. To support and stimulate the growth of creative industries and to provide a platform to reward creativity and originality with equity and fairness
Preserving, Communicating and Celebrating Papua New Guinea’s Cultural Diversity
Steven Enomb Kilanda
" Papua New Guinea at present is experiencing growth in the creative industry. This scenario impacts people’s tastes for fashion, art and life, and these must be encouraged by a favorable cultural policy framework to preserve, protect, develop and promote the traditional cultures of the indigenous people of Papua New Guinea."
Director - National Performing Arts Troupe
Acting Assistant Secretary of Management
Acting Director - National Film Institute
Acting Director - Institute of PNG Studies