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Tuesday 26 January 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Quality handicrafts were showcased by local artists to Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku’aho on 20 January at the True Tonga Inc. space at Small Industries Centre.
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Wednesday 6 January 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Visiting New Zealand painter and printmaker Dame Robin White in collaboration with Ruha Fifita and local Tongan tapa makers, has produced an intriguing modern lau nima – a 25 metre long decorated barkcloth – that will be the centrepiece for an important exhibition of tapa at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia, in June.
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Wednesday 23 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
As government offices closed for the holidays, Christmas cheer was spread around Nuku’alofa today, Wednesday 23 December, by the Tonga Police brass band.
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Friday 18 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The new Miss Galaxy Queen 2015, Diamond Vea of Fasi (Miss Fafa Island Resort) was crowned during the final night of the pageant on Thursday, 17 December in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 11 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A talented group of young dancers from Suliana’s Polynesian Dance Academy showcased their fantastic dancing during a fundraising event at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall, on Thursday night 10 December. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Thursday 26 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s biggest Christmas tree was lit by Prince Taufa’ahau Manumataongo Tuku’aho on Tuesday, 24 November in Nuku’alofa.
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Monday 23 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s budding film-makers will have their ingenuity tested this week in a challenge that will see them creating short films in only two days – and produced ready to be screened to the public at the annual Film Night on Thursday November 26.
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Monday 23 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Christmas holiday celebrations have begun in Nuku’alofa, despite the rainy weather, as children were treated to a special Christmas program by Digicel Tonga on Friday, 20 November at Digicel Square.
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Thursday 5 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Some of the Pacific’s leading musical talents have come together and collaborated on an upbeat song, ‘We are Family’ in a recording initiated by Digicel to be launched this month throughout the region to celebrate the importance of families this Christmas.
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Tuesday 27 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s creative writers have an opportunity to enter and win prestigious prizes offered in the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2016 awards – but the time is also short before entries close on November 1.
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Wednesday 16 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pacific artists and academics who study Pacific art will gather in Tonga for the Pacific Arts Association (Pacific Branch) 2015 conference, to be held at the Fa’onelua Conference Centre in Nuku’alofa, from 30 September to 3 October, 2015.
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Monday 14 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan artist Visesio Siasau is off to New York with his family for a six-months residency after being named Paramount Award Winner for his huge tapa work in the 24th Annual Wallace Art Awards in New Zealand.
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Friday 14 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A travelling exhibition, ‘Tohoku – through the eyes of Japanese photographers’ opened on Thursday, 13 August and is on display for two-weeks at the Tupou Tertiary Hall in Fasi.
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Thursday 30 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A colourful work of art that was created in a random collaboration with over 200 people from a cross-section of the community will be opened to the public at Art Space, Hala Lavinia, Kolofo’ou on Tuesday, 4 August.
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Tuesday 28 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou College won the 2015 brass bands competition of the Inter-College Brass Band Music Festival that ended on Friday, 24 July at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
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Wednesday 22 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A three-day brass band competition for the annual Inter-College Brass Band Music Festival started today 22 July with solo performances at the Police Headquarters in Longolongo.
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Saturday 11 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Miss Leiola, Brittne Fuimaono, was crowned as Tonga’s new Miss Heilala last night (July 10) at the Heilala Pageant final held at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall. Photos by Caroline Manu.
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Wednesday 8 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Crowds gathered at Mala’e Pangai Lahi for two nights Tuesday and Wednesday 7-8 July to watch an outstanding Military Tattoo, which concluded the coronation celebrations of HM King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u.
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Monday 22 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With only four days to go before the Coronation celebration of HM King Tupou VI officially begins on Saturday, 27 June, more than one thousand dancers from various schools today held their final rehearsal for Queen Nanasipau’u Tuku’aho. Photos by Linny Folau
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Thursday 11 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thousands of Tongatapu secondary and primary students performed their traditional dances for HM Queen Nanasipau‘u at Mala’e Pangai Lahi today, Thursday, 11 June. Another rehearsal will be held there on Tuesday June 16.
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