Kingdom of Tonga
National Day: September 10, 1988
Agreement to Participate : 2 April 1985
Commissioner - General : Mr Richard Tupoa

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A complete Pacific village and lagoon was re-created for participating nations of the South Pacific for their representation at Expo '88. Cool waters and swaying palm trees greeted tiresome guests, where they could be entertained by performances of traditional South Pacific islands dancing, music and view traditional cultural activities, such as basket weaving and other craft-work.

The Kingdom of Tonga's represenatation was also strong in the performing arts - 
focussing on the power of dance to communicate a story - in this case the stories of their forefathers' travels throughout Polynesia for war, love and adventure.


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