Miss South Pacific Pageant 2013 Officially Starts
Miss South Pacific Janine Tuivaiti being escorted through the Henderson International Airport after the traditional
welcome by members of one of the panpipe groups from the Malaita Province.
The 'Carpenters Miss South Pacific Pageant 2013' officially started today, Sunday 01st December 2013, in the Solomon
The reigning Miss South Pacific, Janine Tuivaiti along with the ten (10) Contestants vying for the title of Miss South
Pacific this year, arrived throughout last week and were all warmly greeted at the Henderson International Airport by
the recently crowned Miss Solomon Islands, Tema Wickham and the Miss South Pacific Organising Committee together with a
traditional welcome that was carried out by one of the panpipe groups from the Malaita province.
This year's contestants include: Miss American Samoa, Miss Cook Islands, Miss Fiji, Miss Hawaiian Islands, Miss Papua
New Guinea, Miss Samoa, Miss Solomon Islands, Miss Tokelau, Miss Tonga and Miss Vanuatu.
The Solomon Island's Miss South Pacific Organising Committee are confident that this year's Miss South Pacific Pageant
will be one to remember and have prepared a comprehensive programme for the Pageant week.
The Pageant Programme that has been scheduled for the contestants include a special Church Service, a Press Conference,
a Tourism Day made up of various activities inclusive of a World War II Site Tour, visits to hospitals, hotels, villages
and markets, a Float parade with fireworks and official dinners and functions.
The Pageant week runs from the 01-07 December with the grand finale, the 'Carpenters Miss South Pacific Pageant 2013'
Crowning Night taking place on the evening of Friday 07 December 2013 at the Pacific Casino Hotel.
Members of the panpipe group from the Malaita Province of the Solomon Islands performing the traditional welcome for the
Miss South Pacific Pageant 2013 contestants at the Henderson International Airport in Honiara.
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