Six young ladies were unveiled as the contestants for the 2016 Antigua and Barbuda Pageant.
Among the contestants are Rochelle Ellis, Kenisha Herberts, Nicole Garcia, Danelle Payne, Tiana Edwards and Lyandra Ann Norville.
While speaking at the ceremony, Chairman of the Antigua and Barbuda Pageant Committee Vanda-Neil Gardner gave some insight as to what persons can expect leading up to the official event.
According to Chairman of the Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission Maurice Merchant, this year’s event will be extraordinary. He also called on persons to restrain from negative criticisms.
Representing the Ministry of Trade, commerce and National Festivals was Parliamentary Secretary Senator Colin James. He said that knowing the significance of the event the next step is to market the Antigua and Barbuda Pageant not just regionally but also internationally.
The 2016 Antigua and Barbuda Pageant will be held on June 19th at the Sticky Wicket.