A little girl performing her White Sunday siva
This precious little one can hardly contain her excitement as she performs at the Vailoa CCCAS White Sunday celebration, Oct. 13, 2019.  [photo: Salima Eucharist Elisara Reupena]
Children parading to White Sunday celebration in Samoa
A uniquely Samoan celebration is unfolding this weekend as Sunday dawns around the world.  White Sunday is celebrated wherever Samoan communities are present, including New Zealand, and Australia, Honolulu, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Fort Hood (Texas), and at other U.S. military bases around the world. In Samoan — children across the dateline (pictured) where honored during their big day yesterday. (Photo: Vaitogi Asuisui Matafeo / Samoa Observer)
Manumalo Academy  first graders
Middle schoolers at Manumalo Academy got an early White Sunday treat Thursday morning when the first graders (pictured) took center stage and performed beautiful songs that wowed everyone. Sunday, Oct. 13th is White Sunday, which is celebrated every year on the second Sunday in October. Tonga and Samoa — on the other side of the International Dateline — are celebrating their White Sunday today.  [photo: B. Chen]
A little girl performing her White Sunday siva
Children parading to White Sunday celebration in Samoa
Manumalo Academy  first graders

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