Carnival Queen contestants for 2020 officially sashed

From left- Melanie Charles, Kimra Charles, Primrose Angel David, Elnarrah Emmanuel, Kadisha Joseph, Savahnn James and Shannon Connor St Hilaire

The Seven young ladies vying for the title of Miss Dominica Carnival Queen were officially sashed today Thursday.

The contestants are Savahnn James, 20 representing Roseau, Shannon Connor St Hilaire, Elnarrah Emmanuel, 19 also representing Roseau, Melanie Charles of Goodwill, Primrose Angel David, 25 representing Massacre, Kadisha Joseph 24, and Kimra Charles 22 both representing Fond Cole.

Miss Dominica Marisol John sashed them at the official media launch of Mas Domnik 2020 held at the Prevo Cinemall.

The young ladies all signed contracts at the event making them official contestants of the upcoming pageant.

Chairperson of the Queen Show Committee Romaulda Hyacinth said the show is seen as a platform to enhance and highlight the extraordinary talent, intelligence and poise of the young women in Dominica.

“It also presents a great opportunity for them to develop through the various aspect of training in walking, public speaking, time management, discipline…” she said.

The Miss Dominica Pageant will be held on February 20, 2020 on the forecourt of the Windsor Park Sports Stadium.

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10 Comments

  1. Kalinago Justice
    November 11, 2019

    :?: Another cattle market competition! Which is the fattest cattle :?: Whilst they say that they are celebrating so-called freedom from slavery, here comes another slave mentality event!

  2. Sybil nowell
    November 9, 2019

    Think positive my brothers and sisters, to much negativity . One love yeah.

  3. mine
    November 8, 2019

    Why all the contestants are from Roseau? What happens to other parts of the island.

    • Fummy
      November 12, 2019

      that’s true mine, where are the other young ladies from other villages????

  4. Calibishie Warrior
    November 8, 2019

    This is a land I love to the very core of my being ..Viva Mama Waitukubuli! One improvement I would make is the elimination of beauty pageants which, ,for me, leave a stain on our rich cultural heritage. How can we, in 2019, the decedents of slaves who were judged by their appearance on auction blocks, be promoting this competition among our young women primarily grading looks and surface ‘beauty’? This sexist anachronistic carbuncle on the face of a celebration of freedom of expression should have been for the scrapheap years ago. We are now hopefully enlightened enough not to be promoting the idea among our women and girls that a source of worth is how many pageants they win and how “beautiful” they are perceived to be. So,” Romaulda Hyacinth said the show is seen as a platform to enhance and highlight the extraordinary talent, intelligence and poise of the young women ” Really?. do men not have these qualities? You have to be a certain shape to have them? Give me a break

  5. Janeeee
    November 8, 2019

    So this year the queen show is on a Thursday night? Bad move. People always know queen show on Friday. Those who book their ticket to arrive Friday for the val missing that. Come on!

  6. SMH
    November 8, 2019

    why was Melanie Charles dressed like this? really common. she looks very bright as well and could be queen material. but the dressing is out of it.

    • I said what I said
      November 8, 2019

      I agree.
      The whole ensemble looks like bible study Wednesday night. She also needs to work on her posture/ how she places her feet when taking her pics. Also, Kimara Charles outfit needed something extra.
      Some of the people who assist these ladies have no fashion sense.

  7. DA Girl
    November 8, 2019

    Umm..do these ladies have chaperones yet? I would think that at such a signing the ladies would really dress to impress in the event potential sponsors are looking..maybe it’s just me. Even their stance doesn’t say ‘Queen’. It starts here. They looked really good at the CITP. This should be consistent even at the most basic level. The public should see each one and wonder or say ‘she must be a carnival queen contestant’. That way they build a fan base in the public. I just find that they look too plain…or maybe DNO cameraman not doing enough justice lol.

  8. Ras B
    November 7, 2019

    No nice ladies or potential queens could be found outside of Roseau and its immediate environs? Carnival Committee be careful with the message your action communicates.

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