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Taekwondo star Pita Taufatofua wowed the crowds at the Rio opening ceremony, wearing just a ta’ovala (a Tongan mat) and a lot of body oil. Subscribe to the official Olympic channel here: http://bit.ly/1dn6AV5 Visit the Olympic Channel, where the Games never end: https://www.olympicchannel.com
Learn, Share, Subscribe The Oceanian series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRT-Yslq4Rpl_1bByPrZqYyM The American Series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRR8eYVQa9r_t3h4Tc2bmhsu The Asian series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRRGIkTyr4u371Fx6e88Qx2N The European Series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRTa_XMM9a4hDh2Yo9CsZzOR Social Media: https://twitter.com/Sebastian2Go https://www.facebook.com/official7facts ------------------------------------------------ In this brief video you can find seven little known facts about Tonga. More information about the video content bellow: 1. Tonga became known in the West as the Friendly Islands because of the congenial reception accorded to Captain James Cook on his first visit i...
THEY ARE HUNGRY: The Famous Tonga Flag Bearer Being Oiled By TV Presenters - LOL To The End eryone settle down. That wasn't baby oil slathered all over bare-chested Pita Nikolas Taufatofua as he led the Tongan delegation into Maracana Stadium for Rio's opening ceremony. It was coconut oil — and there's a big difference. "In Tonga, it's traditional," Taufatofua told the Tribune on Saturday. "In any sort of special event we use coconut oil ... for glisten. But also if it's a fundraising event, people stick money to it. We use it quite a lot." Still, Taufatofua never meant to look so, well, shimmery. "It was being applied to me while I was holding the flag by a lovely lady behind me. She was just lathering it on, and I had to ask her to stop because my shoes were starting to slip off an...
A short Documentary presenting the Tongan national rugby league team returning home to their country and heritage right before their first Rugby League World Cup kickoff. All credit goes to Kulisi Media (I do not own this video!)
Music video by Joey B performing "Tonga" featuring Sarkodie off the album "Greater Than". Directed by Vertex. Cameos: Fuse ODG, Donaeo, Mista Silva, DJ Abrantee, Eddie Kadi and DJ Neptizzle. PLEASE NOTE: Unauthorized upload of this video unto any YouTube channel is prohibited. (C) 2014. Subscribe to my YouTube Channel - https://goo.gl/7jz6Cc Follow me on Twitter - https://goo.gl/kxUmbE Like my Facebook Page - https://goo.gl/3AnuEy Follow me on Instagram - https://goo.gl/YfTttF Channel managed by MiPROMO Media Network.
The Rio Olympics met its first breakout star at the Opening Ceremony, when Tonga's shirtless flag bearer Pita Taufatofua ignited a social media frenzy with his oiled-up bod. The Taekwondo competitor spoke with Access Hollywood's Kit Hoover about how he's coping with overnight fame – and meeting celebrities like supermodel Adriana Lima! » SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/AHSub » Visit Our Website: http://www.AccessHollywood.com/ Get More Access Hollywood: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AccessHollywood Twitter: https://twitter.com/accesshollywood Instagram: http://instagram.com/accesshollywood Snapchat: OfficialAccess About Access Hollywood: "Access Hollywood" is a nationally syndicated daily entertainment news show. "Access Hollywood" delivers the most comprehensive coverage of entertainment...
2009/2010 Documentary by Josephine Latu-Sanft. To accompany MA thesis on media and political reform in Tonga found here: http://aut.researchgateway.ac.nz/handle/10292/1054 . Includes interviews with pro-democracy leader Akilisi Pohiva (now Prime Minister), newspaper founders Kalafi Moala and Pesi Fonua, Lopeti Senituli, Etimani Taufa and others, as well as footage of the November 16, 2006 riots that destroyed the central business district and left 8 dead.Exploration of the intersection of culture, politics and identity in the South Pacific kingdom of Tonga.
Sign up to our online magazine for even more mysteries: https://www.patreon.com/MysteryHistory You Can Also Follow Us On Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/MysteryHistoryBook https://twitter.com/Mysterytweetery Scattered over 700,000 square kilometres of glistening, southern Pacific Ocean, 176 small tropical islands which make up what is known as Tonga. And one it seems was chosen, for the location of a rather amazing ancient structure. One of the most mysterious megalithic monuments in the world, an ancient “trilithon,” known as the “megalithic gate of Ha’amonga.” The mainstream academic explanation for the site is as follows: “Ha’amonga, is a megalithic trilithon that was built in 1200 AD, built by a king of the time, as the entrance to his royal compound, “Heketa.” As with man...
Follow World Rugby on social media: Viliami Vaki scored an incredible try for Tonga at Rugby World Cup 2007 against South Africa - a full length of the field effort. TWITTER.COM/RUGBYWORLDCUP FACEBOOK.COM/RUGBYWORLDCUP WWW.TWITTER.COM/WORLDRUGBY FACEBOOK.COM/WORLDUGBY INSTAGRAM.COM/WORLDRUGBY
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Highlights from round 2 of the Americas Pacific Challenge where Tonga A took on Canada A with both teams looking for their first win Follow World Rugby on social media: Official Website! https://www.worldrugby.org/ SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube Channel For More Great Videos https://youtube.com/user/irb, Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/rugbyworldcup, Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rugbyworldcup and https://www.facebook.com/worldrugby, Follow us on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/worldrugby,
This first video offers an update on the first term of the ICON Media trainings that are being run by PACMAS Innovation Fund partner, ICON Creative Summit Tonga. The trainings are for the youth in Tonga who are interesting in developing a career path in multimedia production. The training is offered in 3 terms over the period October 2014 – September 2015.
Tonga turned the Rugby League World Cup on its head with chief defector Jason Taumalolo inspiring his side to a historic 28-22 win over the Kiwis in Hamilton on Saturday night. Trailing 16-2 at halftime the visitors stunned New Zealand with four tries in 17 minutes before former Kiwis wing David Fusitu'a sealed the result with his third four-pointer three minutes from fulltime, sending the 25,800 and predominantly red-clad sell-out Waikato Stadium crowd into raptures.
These current players with Tongan heritage would be a fun team to watch! Let us know what your team would be, who you would have in, who youwould take out? Music by Joakim Karud http://youtube.com/joakimkarud 👉🏽 SUBSCRIBE to our channel if you enjoy our content, for more great rugby videos ▪️LIKE Offload Media on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/offloadmedia/ ▪️FOLLOW Offload Media on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/offloadmedia_/ *Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair ...
We hit the streets of Nukuʻalofa, the capital of Tonga, to ask people for their ideas on what’s possible for the future of Tonga and the Pacific Islands. This is part of a World Bank report series, #PacificPossible, focusing on the challenges and opportunities for the Pacific Islands region in coming decades. Join the discussion in the comments below, at http://www.worldbank.org/pacificpossible, or with the #PacificPossible hashtag on social media.
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In front of a crowd of over 10,000 in Leigh it was The Mate Ma'a who kept their quarter final hopes alive against the Cook Islands. We caught up with Cook Islands and Tongan players Anthony Gelling and Siliva Havili throughout the game. The Reporters' Academy are working with the Rugby League World to produce tournament coverage from games and cultural events. Student's from St Chads Catholic Secondary School put their broadcast media training into action to produce this film. The content we produce shall be sent to the world's press for their own use and featured on the official Rugby League World Cup websites.
Tonga braces for cyclone "Gita"; Tonga government declares state of emergency.Watch the video to know more about the news. World is One News, WION examines global issues with in-depth analysis. We provide much more than the news of the day. Our aim is to empower people to explore their world. Subscribe to our channel at https://goo.gl/JfY3NI Check out our website: http://www.wionews.com Connect with us at our social media handles: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WIONews Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIONews Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+WIONews