Pacific Island countries are well represented at the 33rd annual Miss Pacific Islands Pageant 2019 by their beautiful queens in the land of a million different journeys, Papua New Guinea.
Pageant Director, Faamatuainu Lenata’i Suifua, officially launched the Pageant to begin the week of activities in Port Moresby, and welcomed all the 12 beautiful contestants and their respective delegations.
“This is a Pageant with a Difference and a platform for our young Pacific women to advocate for Pacific issues.” Said Faamatuainu.
“The Government of Samoa continues to support this prestigious event and with the high number of Pacific Islands participating this year, truly reflects the continued interest shown which is in line with our Pageant Theme of, Pacific we are – One Step, One Aspiration.” He added.
He further acknowledged the Government and people of Papua New Guinea, as well as the hard work of the organising committee. Joining for the first time to the Pageant is the Marshall Islands, as well as joining again after a long while are the Islands of Tahiti, and Wallis and Futuna, whom were all acknowledged and welcomed.
The contestants randomly picked their order of appearance, as well as the topics they’ll be presenting on at the pre-pageant interview as their first judged event to be held towards the end of the week of activities.
The contestants will present a five-minute presentation on their selected topics before a panel of judges and the public, and will be asked three questions by three judges.