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Royals marked the 100th night from the burial of the Late Queen Mother – Halaevalu Mata’aho

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 08/06/2017

HRH Princess Pilolevu Tuita has lifted the taboo to mark the 100th night from the burial of the Late Queen Mother -Halaevalu Mata’aho at the Royal Tombs Mala’ekula.

People and Schools of the Free Wesleyan Church are now free to cease wearing black.

Music were played while relatives and teachers from schools were dancing to mark the traditional lifting of the royal taboo.

Traditional presentations were made including food – Ha’amo to His Majesty, Ha’amo to HRH Princess Pilolevu and for the Tufunga Clan at Mapu ‘a Fuiva.

Traditional tasks and obligations have been carried out at the Royal Tombs Mala’ekula.

Meanwhile, the royal undertakers, The Fale Ha’a Kili Clan continues its duties at the Palace.  

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