Tonga

Vai Trailer

‘Vai’ is a portmanteau feature film made by 9 female Pacific filmmakers, filmed in 7 different Pacific countries: Fiji, Tonga, Solomon Islands, Kuki Airani (Cook Islands), Samoa, Niue and Aotearoa (New Zealand). It is about the journey of empowerment through…
Tonga
February 9, 2019
Tonga

NASA Studies Tongan Island

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai is the first island of this type to erupt and persist in the modern satellite era, it gives scientists an unprecedented view from space of its early life and evolution. The new study offers insight into its…
Tonga
February 9, 2019
Tonga

Gangsters in Paradise – The Deportees of Tonga

In Gangsters in Paradise - Deportees of Tonga, VICE embeds with four Tongan nationals who have been sent back to the tiny island nation where they were born after serving prison time in New Zealand and the United States. Former…
Tonga
February 7, 2019
Tonga

Who wrote the Tongan National Anthem?

Carl Gustav Schmitt (1833–1900) was a New Zealand composer. He was born in Germany. He composed over 1500 violin concertos throughout his career including the national anthem of Tonga, "Ko e fasi 'o e tu'i 'o e 'Otu Tonga", where…
Tonga
January 9, 2019
Tonga

Tongan Annie

The talented Visesia Fakatoufifita plays Annie at the 5th Avenue Theatre. Over 500 people auditions for the role. Congratulations Sia! Video by 5thAvenueTheatre
Tonga
January 7, 2019