Archive | March 26, 2012

The Late King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V of Tonga Arrives Home

According to the newspaper, Matangi Tonga Online, the late King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V of Tonga arrived at Fua’amotu Airport early this afternoon.  Soon, the late king arrived at “…Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa where he will Lie in State on a night of royal vigil.”  

The late King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V’s state funeral will take place tomorrow March 27, 2012.  His final resting place will be at the Royal Tombs Mala’ekula.

To read two recent articles as well as to view photos please click here and here.

Source: Matangi Tonga Online

Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias Attend ‘Alimentaria 2012′ in Barcelona (VIDEO)

On March 26, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias attended the opening of the 19th annual International Alimentaria 2012, a food and beverages exhibition, in Barcelona.

The event, which ends on March 29, brings together food lovers as well as “…international food and beverage manufacturers and distributors to showcase their brands, establish business contacts, and attract new customers.”  

Click the link below to watch a videos as well as to view photos.

Source: Casa de Su Majestad el Rey