first_imgSeven contestants will compete for the crown in the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant to be held in Tonga on November 29-30.Five contestants, who have registered so far, include Miss PNG, Leoshina Mercy Kariha; Miss Samoa, Sonia Piva; Miss American Samoa, Magalita Johnson; Miss Tuvalu, Emelipelesa Panapa; and Miss Tonga, Kalolaine Funganitao.Two others expected to register are Cook Islands and Rapa Nui.The theme for the two day pageant is Pasifiki Masani meaning “Magnificent Pacific”.The pre-Pageant Interview will be held at the Scenic Hotel with a talent night, island creation and sarong at the ‘Atele Indoor Stadium, on Thursday November 29.The Pageant Night interview and crowning of the 2018 Miss Pacific Islands will be held during a ball at the indoor stadium on Friday night, November 30.A float parade will also be held earlier on Friday in central Nuku’alofa.Other activitiesThe contestants are also expected to attend a church service at the FWC Centennial on November 25, before being hosted by Queen Nanasipau’u at the Polata’ane Residence.After an orientation program on November 26, a No Pelesitiki Campaign will also be launched by the chair of the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant Committee, Hon Frederica Tuita-Filipe with the donor, New Zealand High Commissioner present.The post Miss Pacific Islands Pageant in Tonga Nov 29-30 appeared first on Discover the South Pacific.Source: Bloglast_img read more