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Friday 19 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new book called Sandalwood Blood, a historical fiction written by Sam Lala, was launched by Princess Pilolevu at the Tungi Colonnade square in Nuku’alofa last night, 18 September.
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Friday 29 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Training for Tongan handicraft producers is boosting their earnings by improving their creative skills and making them more aware of what their customers expect, say the organisers of courses in cultural tourism and handicraft making held this month in Tongatapu.
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Monday 21 July 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Colourful artwork, designed to catch the eye and change the mindset of careless litterbugs, is brightening the Nuku’alofa Central Business District.
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Friday 4 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
It was party time in central Nuku’alofa last night, 3 June to mark the beginning of the 2014 Heilala Festival.
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Thursday 26 June 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A special endurance performance by artist Kalisolaite (‘Ite) ‘Uhila tonight concluded the ten days of events at the Festival of Democracy in Tonga at ‘Atenisi Institute in Nuku‘alofa.
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Monday 23 June 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga were treated to a Chinese cultural performance by a touring Chongqing Arts Troupe at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall, on Saturday, 21 June. Photos by Pesi Fonua.
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Sunday 25 May 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
“Why do we educate our young people with violence?” asks artist Ebonie Fifita, clutching a punch bag she has created out of a multitude of Tongan school uniforms, to add visibility to the issue of community violence.
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Thursday 27 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Creative Tongans are realizing that they can make a livelihood from handicrafts, after receiving training in cultural tourism awareness, says Sione Loseli who ran workshops in Vava‘u last week, under a Handicrafts and Cultural Tourism Support Program.
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Thursday 14 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An art piece ‘Fatu’ by Walter Holakeituai (25) of Fanga, a student at Unitech in New Zealand has won the Speaker’s Art Choice Award of $1,000 cash prize.
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Friday 18 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six Tongan artists are on a week-long cultural exchange program to share and demonstrate their knowledge, of Tongan heritage crafts in Auckland and Wellington.
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Wednesday 14 August 2013
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
A valuable collection of preserved Tongan artefacts, including five war clubs, a priest staff and a kali (headrest) dating back to the 1800’s are to be auctioned in England by Christie’s Auctions at the end of August.
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Friday 26 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A revival of traditional skills and a commitment to excellence is helping Tongan artisans sustain their families with increased incomes from the tourism market.
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Monday 22 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan tapa cloth paintings created by local contemporary artists in an international collaboration with New Zealand artists were displayed at the New Zealand High Commission in Nuku’alofa last week.
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Wednesday 19 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two new books in Tongan and English, that document the devastating Niuatoputapu tsunami of 2009 will help Tongans to be aware of the impact of earthquakes that can result in a tsunami, Tonga’s Director of Education, Emily Moala-Pouvalu, said on June 18.
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Monday 10 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan performing arts group will make a last performance of their theater production “Kuonga” in Nuku’alofa tonight, after touring New Caledonia for five weeks.
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Wednesday 22 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga National Arts and Handicrafts Association (TNAHA) presented beautiful Tongan carvings to thank its benefactors and supporters on Friday May 13 at the Langafonua ‘a Fafine Tonga Handicrafts Centre in Nuku’alofa.
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Thursday 2 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A team of six young Tongan performers are travelling to New Caledonia today to showcase their creation, a full-length theatre production titled “Kuonga”.
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Friday 18 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The protection of the creative works of Tongan writers, artists and other creators was the focus of a two-days seminar that was held in Nuku’alofa from January 14-15, when participants unanimously supported a conclusion that individuals in the core copyright industries need to form an organization to “collectively administer” their rights.
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Tuesday 4 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of young talented dancers “The Jesters” from Kolofo’ou won a first prize of $4,000 in Cool 90 FM’s Hip-Hop Competition 2012, before a full house at the ‘Atele Indoor Stadium on Friday night 30 November.
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Tuesday 4 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Fofo’anga Lapaha singing group won over $3,000 and the Kulupu Kau “Angelo from Hu’atolitoli won over $2000 in cash prizes, presented by Prince Ata in the first Musika Mo’onia singing competition held on Saturday 1 December in central Nuku’alofa.
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