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Tonga’s King George Tupou V arrives at the FWC Centenary Church in Nuku‘alofa, this morning for his coronation. Photos Pesi Fonua, Mary Lyn Fonua, Linny Folau, Peter Halmagy and courtesy TV1.
A Tupakapakanava or traditional torch lighting ceremony was held along the Nuku’alofa foreshore yesterday evening, July 30, after sunset when students lit bark torches creating a line of fire around the coastline and rings of fire around the small islets visible from the capitalThe ceremony is a traditional honour accorded to the Royal Family and followed the installation of Tonga’s King George Tupou V yesterday. Photos by Peter Poulsen.
The traditional installation of the king took place today with a Taumafa Kava ceremony on Pangai Lahi next to the Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa. King George Tupou V is the fifth king in the Tupou dynasty and the 23rd Tu’i Kanokupolu - a traditional title also held by Tonga’s monarchs. Photos by Pesi Fonua and Peter Poulsen.
Tonga’s King George Tupou V appointed four new Privy Councillors last week.
Thousands of Tongatapu students gathered at the Teufaiva Stadium this morning for the first mass rehearsal of dances that will be performed on Education Day July 29 in celebration of King George Tupou V’s Coronation.
The Crown Prince of Japan, Prince Naruhito and HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand have confirmed that they will be in Nuku’alofa for the Coronation of King George Tupou V on August 1.
King George Tupou V hosted a charity classical concert on Friday, May 9 at the Consular House, Kolomotu’a, raising about $20,000 for the Child Cancer Foundation.
King George Tupou V has appointed Hon. Fatafehi Fuatakifolaha to the noble title Veikune today and effective from January 26, 2006.
HM King George Tupou V left Tonga on Saturday for the United Kingdom on an extended trip that will keep him away from home for two months.
Tonga’s King George Tupou V happily welcomed home the victorious ‘Ikale Tahi at the ‘Api Konisela in Nuku’alofa this morning. Photos by Kalisi Tui’onuku
HM King George Tupou V will celebrate his 59th birthday on the new date, August 1, for the first time a public holiday for Tonga.
Newly-weds, Hon. Fanetupouvava’u and Second Lieutenant Siaosi Kiu Tau-ki-Vailahi Kaho, along with HM King George Tupou V, the Tongan Royal Family and over 700 wedding guests, were entertained by musical items from Tongan Soprano ‘Atolomake Helu accompanied by Sisi’uno Helu on piano, and later many joined in spontaneous dancing or “mafana fiefia” to the Tonga Police Band yesterday afternoon at a reception held at the International Dateline Hotel in Nuku’alofa. Friday, May 4, 2007 - 15:35 Photos by Linny Folau, Claire Thornber and Adrienne L. Kaeppler.
HM King George Tupou V will fly to Pago Pago, American Samoa tomorrow Tuesday, crossing the dateline to attend the country's annual Flag Day celebrations on April 17, American Samoan time.
THE 100th night of mourning for the late King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV, ends on December 28.
The coronation of Tonga’s King George Tupou V has been postponed for 12 months, following the destruction of central Nuku’alofa by riot and fires on November 16.
Tonga’s King George Tupou V will be crowned on August 1, 2007, an announcement from the Tonga Government confirmed today.
The new king of Tonga, HM King George Tupou V, will make his first Royal Tour of the outer islands on October 8 to attend Sunday church services.
The passing of ten nights after the burial of Tonga’s late King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV was marked this morning with a funeral ceremony called the Pongipongi Tapu, or sacred morning, at Pangai Lahi, with a traditionally massive presentation of food. Photos by Pesi Fonua, Linny Folau, and Adrienne L. Kaeppler.
HRH Prince ‘Ulukalala Lavaka Ata (47), this afternoon surrendered two of his noble titles, ‘Ulukalala and Ata, to become the new Crown Prince and the heir to the Tongan throne, taking up the noble title Tupouto’a.
‘Etita, Fakatulou atu mo e Fu’u Toa-ko Hangai Tokelau, Loto Tatau mo e Fangatapu. - Pulotu ‘Ilavalu, Kolofo’ou,