August 15th was Ples Singsing Blog’s Conception Day

Gregory Bablis established our blogsite on the WordPress Platform in 2020, while he was in Edinburgh, Scotland, preparing for PhD research.

This blog is also run by Caroline Evari, Betty Wakia and Michael Dom.

It has been an exceptionally rewarding first year of blogging and we look forward to more posts, writers activities and awards as well as the re-initiation of a Papua Niugini writer’s association.

Published by Ples Singsing

Ples Singsing is envisioned to be a new platform for Papua Niuginian expressions of creativity, ingenuity and originality in art and culture. We deliberately highlight these two very broad themes as they can encompass the diverse subjects, from technology, medicine and architecture to linguistics, music, fishing, gardening et cetera. Papua Niuginian ways of thinking, living, believing, communicating, dying and so on can cover the gamut of academic, journalistic or opinionated writing and we believe that unless we give ourselves a platform to talk about and discuss these things in an open, free and non-exclusively academic space that they may remain the fodder for academics, journalists and other types of writers alone. New social media platforms have given every individual a personal space to share their feelings and ideas openly, sometimes without immediate censure. The Ples Singsing writer’s blog would like to provide another more structured platform for Papua Niuginian expressions in written, visual and audio formats while also providing some regulation of the type and content of materials to be shared publicly.

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