Tonga Communications Corporation celebrates the festive season with the TCC Kava Idol 2020/21, highlighting Tongan Faikava and family participation, with various districts competing for the anticipated grand prizes of $200,000 for the final event, to be held early next year.
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Thursday 24 December 2020
Thursday 23 May 2019
A Lifetime Achievement Award will be posthumously presented to Polynesia’s great composer, the late Queen Sālote Tupou lll, at tonight’s Pacific Music Awards to be held at the Sir Woolf Fisher Arena Vodafone Events Centre, in Manukau City, New Zealand.
Sunday 24 April 2016
One of Tonga’s greatest musicians, Bill Sevesi (born Wilfred Jeffs), passed away yesterday April 23. He was aged 92. Bill Sevesi was an early pioneer of modern Pacific Island Music and is credited with popularising and introducing the Hawaiian guitar key to Tonga and other Pacific Islands. Bill also introduced Tongan music to the airwaves for the first time. He was inducted in the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame in 2015.
Wednesday 16 May 2012
Oakdale, NSW, Australia
A benefit concert will be held in Australia on Saturday May 26 for Dr Marilyn Meier-Kapavale, an internationally acclaimed pianist who is battling a rare form of liver cancer.
Tuesday 20 July 2010
Hundreds of people packed Pangai Lahi on Sunday night, July 18 to enjoy a night of classy choral singing by 17 youth choirs from high schools and various church denominations in Tongatapu, and also from Fiji and New Zealand.