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RATOOS ART PRODUCTION LAUNCHED

The Ratoo’s Art Production was launched on the 01st of May 2024 at the National Museum and Art Gallery, Waigani, Port Moresby.


It is a distinctive family event crafted to not only showcase their artistic talents but also to offer them a venue for selling their artwork. Many of their paintings express the narratives of ancestral tales of the Orokolo people from the Oro Province.


Presented at the event was the team of the National Cultural Commission (NCC) led by Mr. Hillary Miria, The Acting Director of the National Museum, Mr. Alois Kuaso, and guests who attended the launching.


Representing Mr. Kilanda, the Executive Director of the National Cultural Commission, the Manager for Art Industry and Development Mr. Miria, presented a certificate of recognition to Mr. Ratoos, the host of the Dot Exhibition. This certificate signifies the official endorsement of the Ratoos Art Production as a recognized production by the National Cultural Commission.


Mr. Miria said, “National Cultural Commission is trying to create a platform for artists to showcase their art. The commission is also willing to empower such artists and empower them to grow.”
He said, “National Cultural Commission is trying to help artists to have such a platform to display and market their art.”


Mr. Miria expressed the NCC’s dedication to providing a platform for artists to showcase their talents. Furthermore, he emphasized the commission’s eagerness to empower these artists and nurture their development.


It is the core responsibility of the National Cultural Commission (NCC) to provide Papua New Guinean artists with a platform to showcase their artwork, thus enabling them to market and promote their creations effectively.


The Dot Exhibition gives an atmosphere of creativity and cultural pride as attendees immerse themselves in the beautiful artworks on display.


The launching of Ratoo’s Art Production not only celebrated the creativity and expression of Papua New Guinean artists but also highlighted the collaborative efforts between cultural institutions like the National Cultural Commission and visionary individuals like Mr. Ratoos. It signaled a promising future for the cultural scene, where initiatives like the Dot Exhibition serve as a medium for artistic growth and development.

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Manager for Art Industry and Development Mr. Miria, presented a certificate of recognition to Mr. Ratoos, the host of the Dot Exhibition

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