Mother daubs youngster with lime in a singsing at the National Mask and Warwagira Festival, Kokopo

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A mother or aunt will daub a young dancer wih kambang (lime) or a modern substitute like talcum powder (gentler on the skin!) to denote the fact that they have taken a step up by appearing in the particular singsing for the first time. P7167599

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