An intriguing exhibition “The Dolls of Japan, Shapes of Prayer, Embodiments of Love” has arrived in Tonga and will be on show for two weeks until August 16, offering a glimpse into Japan’s rich culture and history.
FIVE contestants took part in the 2011-12 Miss Heilala Pre-Pageant Interview this morning, Monday, July 25, the first judging event in the contest that will be decided on the crowning night on Friday July 29.
Four of the five contestants registered for the Miss Heilala 2011-12 crown made their first public appearance on July 20 at an orientation program held at the Black Pearl Suites at Sopu, on Tongatapu.
A new book called “Tonga - Land, Sea, People”, was launched on July 13 by the Tonga Research Association at its bi-annual conference held this year in Tonga.
Tonga’s Youth in Business Challenge 2011 has begun in Nuku’alofa and five finalists out of eight secondary schools who competed were awarded seed capital to start their businesses, at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre on July 6.
Roslynn Mahe, a talented singer of Tongan and Samoan heritage, has made it into the semi-finals of an international contest that is seeking extraordinary female singers.
The US Government is reintroducing USAID to the Pacific region and together with other aid donors will be looking at more coordinated assistance to the Pacific islands, a high level US delegation announced in reaffirming its friendly relationship with Tonga this week.
Twenty two Tongans students graduated from the Laidlaw Theological College, Auckland, New Zealand on 9 April 2011.
Tonga’s Princess Regent HRH Princess Pilolevu Tuita arrived in pouring rain to open the first session Tonga’s Legislative Assembly under the new system of government, shortly after 10:00am today at Parliament House, Nuku’alofa.
The Tongan Breast Cancer Society Inc. launched ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month’ today with a colourful display of pink ribbons and t-shirts, the international symbol of breast cancer awareness, at a morning coffee event at the Steak and Rock Restaurant in central Nuku’alofa.