Dominica has decided to revitalize the Miss Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) pageant this year 2019, following a 20-year gap after being staged in 1995
After a twenty-year gap, Dominica has decided to revitalize the Miss Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) pageant, which was conceptualized in 1984, to be held this year.
The pageant will feature six contestants – Mikelle Joseph- Antigua and Barbuda, Marisol John-Dominica, Sylvorn Lavia - St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Odessa Merryman - Grenada, Earlyca Frederick - St. Lucia, and Saskia Evans - St. Kitts.
The last Miss OECS pageant was held in 1995 and was won by Dominican contestant Kamala Jno Baptiste – Aron.
Pageant director of the Miss OECS pageant, Romualda Hyacinth said the show intends on allowing the participants to promote their country and culture.
“It is our hope that this pageant will allow each contestant to promote her country and culture and highlight the extraordinary talents, intelligence, poise and charm of the young women throughout the OECS,” she said.
Hyacinth said the show will feature rounds in cultural spectacle in creative national costume, performing talent, swimwear, evening wear and question and answer as well as a prejudged round on a promotional video of the contestant’s speech about herself and country.
It will take place at the Windsor park sports stadium forecourt on November 1st 2019 at 8pm under the theme “Celebrating harmonization and integration in pageantry.”
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