It is lobster festival season, and all is ready for the 21st Annual Caye Caulker Lobster Fest! The original crustacean Festival will be held from Friday, June 26th to Sunday, June 27th. The long waited event kicks off with the Miss Lobster Fest 2015-2016 Pageant. The highlight of the festival, the Miss Lobster Fest pageant will see four lovely young ladies vying for the crown and some fantastic prizes.
Leah Canto, Aricelli Cadle, Shayenn Magana and Alessa Madrill will compete in a talent, costume and question and answer segment. 17-year-old Leah is extremely friendly, loves children and hopes to be a pediatrician one day. She is the oldest and only girl out of four siblings.
16-year-old Aricelli is a recent graduate from St. Catherine’s Academy where she acquired various awards including an honor roll recognition. She has a few modelling experiences under her belt, including the first Belize fashion week which was held in San Pedro.
Shayenn is 17 years of age and is currently enrolled at the University of Belize. She enjoys reading and singing, and is also a passionate advocate for animals. A third form student at Ocean Academy, 16-year-old Alessa is a PADI certified beauty that has over 35 open water dives and loves drawing underwater scenery. She hopes to open a non-profit institute for youth.
Throughout the pageant, spectators will be entertained by live dance and musical performance. At the end of the pageant, judges will be tasked with selecting the winners for Miss Cooperative, Miss Amity, Miss Popularity, Miss Creativity, Miss Photogenic and next Miss Lobster Fest. Reigning Miss Lobster Fest 2014-2015 Britany Ysaguirre will be present to crown the new champion.
The Caye Caulker Lobster Fest Committee invites everyone to come out for a fun filled weekend. There will be fun activities for the whole family, not to mention, delicious lobster dishes. Activities include: Glow Fete, Color Explosion Beach Party, DJ competition and even a Foam Party.
Sponsors for this year’s festivities include: Belikin Beer, Purple Passion, Rainbow Grill and Bar, Rainbow Hotel, Krem FM, United Airlines, San Pedro Belize Express Water Taxi, Belize Tourism Board, De Real Macaw, Caye Caulker Village Council, Island Magic Beach Resort, DigiCell, Atlantic Bank, Caye Caulker Plaza Hotel, The Island Link, Coral Cable Vision, Belize Caye Investment, Channel Broadcasting Cable, Smart, Tropical Paradise Hotel, Barrier Reef Sports Bar and Grill, People’s United Party Belize Rural South Area Representative Elito Arceo, St. Francis Xavier Credit Union, Amanda’s Place, Last Tango Production, Reef Water Sports, Costa Maya Beach Cabanas, Anchorage Resort, Low Caye Cottages, Pelican Guesthouse, Caye Caulker Bakery, Barefoot Caribe, Ensworth Tzul, Caye Rentals, Pavky’s Place, Tortuga Azul, Villa Gemma, Glass House, Cozanna Jewelry, Botanic Paradise, Amor y Café, Alta Vista Vacation Rental, Village Treasure Boutique, Sip n Dip Beach Bar, Caye Caulker Fuels, Pancho’s Villas, and Chila’s Beach Front Studio.