Miss Seychelles… Another World contestants bask in media attention by STB
Camila Estico, Lisa Rose, Elmina Savy, Marvel Godley, Anabelle Pointe, Stephanie Duval, Christa Joubert, Michaella Rosette, Melissa Pool, Raphaela Dugasse, Ronda Sidonie and Fiorella Cedras – the twelve Miss Seychelles… Another World finalists met the local media for the first time yesterday evening.
This took place in a short ceremony at Le Meridien Fisherman’s Cove; attended by the Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St Ange, Seychelles Tourism Board chief executive officer, Sherin Naiken and other high government officials.
The out-going Miss Seychelles was also on hand to welcome the girls into the public eye and offer them words of advice – now that they are about to start the three-month training sessions.
In her address to the twelve girls, the Seychelles Tourism Board Chief Executive Officer, Sherin Naiken, told the contestants that this was a time for them to grow personally as well as professionally.
“I hope you enjoy the journey, you have just embarked on,” said Ms Naiken.
While the Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St Ange also wished the girls all the best in the contest, he also explained that they would now be at the forefront of many of the Ministry and the STB’s activities.
“A few years ago it was decided that culture would be used as a marketing tool,” explained Mr St Ange.
As a result the girls taking part in the Miss Seychelles…Another World pageant will be at the forefront of promoting the Carnaval International de Victoria and other events featured on the Ministry and the Board’s calendar for this year.
The cocktail was a short ceremony giving the local media the chance to meet the girls, and hold brief interviews to get to know them.
Also present at the event were the Seychelles Tourism Board’s partners, Airtel, Jouel, Le Meridien Fisherman’s Cove and Air Seychelles.