Pacific Music Awards Lifetime Achievement Award to Be Awarded to Her Majesty Queen Sālote Tupou III

May 21st 2019

The Pacific Music Awards Trust are proud to announce the Manukau Institute of Technology Lifetime Achievement Award will be posthumously presented to Her Majesty Queen Sālote Tupou lll. A gifted composer of Tongan music she expressed love, loss and culture in her work.

The Pacific Music Awards acknowledges Her Majesty Queen Sālote's huge contribution to the preservation and creative use of the Tongan language and recognises her as a celebrated writer of poetry, songs, lullabies, laments and dances. Join us on Thursday 23 May, at the 2019 Pacific Music Awards, where we honour Her Majesty Queen Sālote Tupou lll and pay tribute to her work.

The Pacific Music Awards will feature live performances by 2019 finalists: Tomorrow People, Punialava'a, Razé, Poetik, Melodownz, Adeaze, Tree and Jaro Local - as well as special tribute performances created for the event, to honour our Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and the 15 year anniversary.

Tickets on sale through Eventfinda.

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