Duke and Duchess of Sussex in Tonga

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on their first official Tour as a married couple, to Australia, Fiji, Tonga, and New Zealand, from October 16th to the 31st, mainly in connection with the 2018 Invictus Games in Sydney. Right before the start of the visit the couple announced that the Duchess is expecting their first child. Click HERE to take a look at the previous days of the Tour.

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On the morning of October 25th, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex traveled to the city of Nadi in Fiji, where they attended a official welcome ceremony, and unveiled a new statue commemorating Sergeant Talaiasi Labalaba, a British-Fijian soldier who lost his life in the 1972 Battle of Mirbat. Afterwards, the Duke and Duchess boarded a flight to the Kingdom of Tonga. Click HERE to take a look at previous Royal Visits to Tonga!

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Upon arrival at Fua’amotu Airport, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were greeted by Princess Angelika Latufuipeka of Tonga. That evening, they visited the Consular House in Nuku’alofa for a private audience with King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipauʻu, which was followed by an official reception and dinner, as well as traditional Tongan entertainment. The Duke gave a Speech, during which he read out a message from the Queen.

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In Fiji, the Duke of Sussex wore a cream suit with his Medals. The Duchess wore a Jason Wu dress with Pippa Small Peepal Leaf earrings. On arrival in Tonga, she changed into a Self-Portrait dress. At the Dunner, the Duke wore Black Tie and his Medals (including the Royal Victorian Order). The Duchess wore a Theia Gown with her Birks Snowflake Earrings, Princess Diana’s Aquamarine Ring, and her Diamond Tennis Bracelet.

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