Thursday, July 18, 2024

Pageants & Beauty

Talea Harmouch crowned Miss ACES 2024

The Miss ACES 2024 pageant, a significant event in the Ambergris Caye Elementary School (ACES) community, occurred on Tuesday, June 24th, at 6PM at the Sage Brush Church in Ambergris Caye. This event, organized to raise funds for the upcoming school semester, saw five talented candidates, Ariana Acosta, Mikeyla White, Sila El Kerdy, Talea Harmouch, and Jayda Figueroa, compete for the crown. At the night's end, Talea Harmouch, with grace and poise, emerged as the shining star, winning the prestigious title of Miss ACES 2024.

Meet your Miss San Pedro 2024-2025 candidates!

Get ready to meet the five official candidates competing for the title of "Miss San Pedro 2024-2025." They will showcase their poise and charm at the upcoming pageant, set to take place at the Louis Sylvester Complex on Saturday, June 29th, during the Dia De San Pedro festivities. It will be a festive night with live entertainment and an extravagant pageant experience as the island crowns the 65th Miss San Pedro. Please get to know the contestants as they share a brief bio and give a preview of their hobbies, interests, and aspirations.

Miss San Pedro 2024-2025 contestants officially sashed

The journey to crown the next beauty ambassador of our island, Miss San Pedro 2024-2025, began with great anticipation and excitement as the contestants were announced on Thursday, June 6th. This thrilling news was shared on Miss San Pedro's Facebook fan page. The five hopefuls for the crown, Mia Badillo, Katherine Sansorez, Kathlyn Funez, Alexa Acosta, and Kristal Navarrette, now embark on a journey that officially commenced with the sashing ceremony.

Karissa Vasquez crowned as San Pedro Lions Club’s new queen

Miss San Pedro Lions 2024-2025 Karissa Vasquez was crowned on Thursday, April 18th. In a brief session held at their Lions Den on Barrier Reef Drive, Vasquez gracefully accepted the crown from outgoing queen Krystal Navarrete.

Now accepting applications for Miss San Pedro 2024-2025

Miss San Pedro 2023-2024, Mariel Calderon, would like to invite young ladies between the ages of 17 and 27 to apply for the position of Miss San Pedro 2024-2025. They can do so at the San Pedro Town Council during office hours from 8AM to 5PM.

Halima Hoy is the new Miss Universe Belize; Ambergris Caye was well represented

29-year-old Halima Hoy won the Miss Universe Belize 2024-2025 title on Saturday, April 13th, at the pageant held in Belize City. The event occurred at the Belize City Civic Center, where ten contestants competed for the prestigious title. Among the contestants was San Pedro’s Vivian Noralez, who proudly represented La Isla Bonita.

San Pedro’s Vivian Noralez starts her journey for the Miss Universe Belize crown

San Pedro's entrepreneur, Vivian Noralez, left her island home on Sunday, April 7th, to compete in the national Miss Universe Belize Pageant in Belize City. The event, featuring ten contestants, takes place on Saturday, April 13th, at the Belize City Civic Centre, starting at 8 PM. The other contestants include Maryam Abdul-Qawiyy, Jasmin Rhamdas, Maya-Lis Wright, Monillee Aspinall, Shaenna Gilharry, Hailma Hoy, Fany Mejia, Myra Sibrain, and Mikayla Gongora.

Miss World Belize Elise Gayonne Vernon makes it to the Top 40 in the 2024 Miss World Competition

Miss World Belize Elise-Gayonne Vernon made it to the top 40 in the 71st edition of the Miss World Pageant. On Saturday, March 9th, the Miss World 2024 pageant was held in Mumbai, India. Krystyna Pyszková, a 23-year-old law student from the Czech Republic, won the crown. While the Belizean beauty did not win the overall competition, she made her mark during the preliminary competitions.

Vivian Noralez to Participate in Miss Universe Belize Pageant

On Monday, February 19th, Miss Universe Belize Pageant candidates were announced for the upcoming pageant. One of the participants is Islander and entrepreneur 25-year-old Vivian Noralez. The other contestants include Maryam Abdul-Qawiyy, Jasmin Rhamdas, Maya-Lis Wright, Monillee Aspinall, Shaenna Gilharry, Hailma Hoy, Fany Mejia, Myra Sibrain, Mikayla Gongora.

SPHS crowns first Reina de la Banda Zsapphirrah Coleman

On Saturday, November 25th, the San Pedro High School (SPHS) started an annual tradition dubbed La Reina de la Banda. The first pageant of its kind saw five participants delighting in a packed Angel Nuñez Auditorium along with several dance performances. They all competed for the coveted title, but in the end, it was Zsapphirrah Coleman who claimed the crown as the first SPHS’s Reina de la Banda 2023-2024.

2023 Miss San Pedro contestants introduced during sashing ceremony

It was an evening of elegance, poise, and beauty at the official sashing ceremony that officially introduced the 2023 Miss San Pedro Pageant candidates vying for the crown. The event, attended by many guests and supporters, was held on Trigger Fish Street, next to El Fogon Restaurant, on Wednesday, June 7th. The five contestants aspiring to be San Pedro’s next beauty ambassador delighted those in attendance with their presence and presentations, including a fashion show. This year’s beauty contestants include Vivian Noralez, Ileny Aguilar, Herla Ortiz, Gabby Lopez, and Mariel Calderon.