Reigning Carnival Queen Marcia Baptiste has left stateside to participate in the Miss Carivall Pageant in St Vincent on Friday.
The pageant will consist of five segments, namely introductory appearance, swimwear, talent, evening gown and interview.
She will compete against ten other Caribbean beauties form the islands of St Lucia, St Vincent, Grenada, Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Martinique, St Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela.
The winner of this year’s pageant will receive US$4,300 in cash among other things.
Baptiste is also the reigning Miss Caribbean World.