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Heilala Festival postponed due to coronavirus

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 26/03/2020

The Ministry of Tourism and the Tonga Tourism Association have decided to postpone the Annual Heilala Festival Program for 2020 until further notice.

A press statement reports, the decision was based on the current restrictions put in place as precautionary measures against the Covid-19 pandemic.

The postponement include all events scheduled to take place in June – July for the Heilala Festival in Tongatapu as well as the pre-Heilala Festivals that were scheduled for the Outer islands of Vava‘u, Ha‘apai and ‘Eua in May 2020.

The Ministry of Tourism and the Tonga Tourism Association apologizes to all parties involved in the logistical preparation of the annual festival and do hope to reschedule the Annual Event at a later time and to be advice when confirmed.

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