Tonga King's Day
Tonga King's Day is held on July 12. This event in the second decade of the month July is annual. Help us
Tonga is a nation with a colourful history, interesting culture and natural wonders.
The King of the Pacific kingdom of Tonga, Tupou VI, who was born on July 12, 1959, was crowned in the capital Nuku'alofa on June 4, 2015. The monarch inherited the throne in 2012 after the death of his brother, but the formal ceremony took place a few years later. The traditions of Tonga include the celebration of King Tupou I's Day, which is celebrated on December 4, his date of birth in 1845.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Tonga Emancipation Day or Independence Day on June 5 (Can be moved to a Monday. Commemorates the abolition of serfdom in Tonga by King George Tupou in 1862, and the independence of Tonga from the British protectorate in 1970);
White Sunday in Samoa and Tonga on October 8 (celebrated on the second Sunday in October);
Anzac Day on April 25 (Australia, New Zealand, Nauru, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Western Samoa. It commemorates the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps - ANZAC - on the Gallipoli peninsula in 1915)