Colour and tradition mark PNG Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup 2016 Papua New Guinea kicked-started the tournament with a touch of typical Melanesian flair. It was a spectacular show as the much anticipated event was held at Sir John Guise Stadium in the capital Port Moresby, ahead of the nation’s historic match against Brazil.

Click above to admire some of the beautiful images from this colourful show!