PRESS RELEASE – Gregory Lord Productions, under the patronage of Honorable Alva Baptiste, Ministry of External Affairs, International Trade and Civil Aviation, presents the “Miss Commonwealth Youth Development Pageant 2015” under the theme “Exploring the Commonwealth within the Caribbean”.
The primary objective of this major event is to pool together our Caribbean young adults who will demonstrate in their various presentations, ways in which the Government and the youth can partner to build a framework for the development of our youth- one centered with the Commonwealth Values and Principles.
The participants are drawn from the commonwealth nations. The countries participating in this year’s competition includes:
1. Miss St. Lucia – 17 year old, Claire Smartt
2. Ms. Barbados – 20 year old, Heidi Barrow
3. Ms. British Virgin Islands – 22 year old, Adorya Baly
4. Ms. Dominica – 20 year old, Odessa Elie
5. Ms. St. Vincent & The Grenadines – 20 year old, Deshia Murray
6. Ms. Trinidad & Tobago – 22 year old, Rene Brown
7. Ms. Antigua – 18 year old, Kevinya Joseph
The First Leg of the competition begins at the Bay Gardens Beach Resort on Wednesday 19th August, 2015 with the costume portrayal – Night of Many Cultures. The contestants will be judged in their costumes represented by their countries. Admission – $40 by the door, Time – 7:30 p.m.
The Second Leg of the competition continues at the Bay Gardens Beach Resort on Thursday 20th August, 2015 with the swimsuit segment – Swimsuit Explosion. The contestants will also be judged in their swimsuits on the night. Admission – $40 by the door, Time – 7:30 p.m.
Main Stage, at the National Cultural Centre, Saturday 22nd August, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Special appearance by the CAM Dancers and special guest appearance by Barbados Most Talented Teen. Tickets are $60 and are available at The Cell, Book Salon, Anthony’s Jewelers, Shermack Designs, or call 519-3063 for delivery.
Miss Commonwealth 2015, which country will attain the title and bragging rights, August 22nd, 2015. See you there!