2013 Carnival Queen Contestant Miss Leslassa Armour-Shillingford Officially Launched

2013 Carnival Queen Contestant Miss Leslassa Armour-Shillingford

On Saturday December 1st, a number of people from various communities turned up in large numbers to the Newtown Savannah, to show their support at the official launch of 2013 Carnival Queen Contestant Miss Leslassa Armour-Shillingford.

The patrons were in for a special treat as they were entertained by the Thunderbirds Band, Newtown Lapeau Kabwit, Bwa Bwa Stilt Dancers, and Newtown Footballers.

Other forms of entertainment came from Calypsonians Picky, Star Black, and also the Giraudel Jing Ping Band.

Miss Shillingford who represents the communities of Castle Comfort, Newtown, Giraudel, Loubiere, Wall House, Eggleston, Kingshill, and Morne Bruce says she is delighted to take on this new venture.

Section Of The Crowd In Support Of Leslassa Armour-Shillingford

Growing up she said she related to the ideas these leaders had, and each day she grow with the wisdom they have imprinted on her.

She said with this knowledge and the experience of other countries and cultures she have learnt to appreciate.

She will contribute as much she can to Dominica, hence the reason for her participation in the pageant.

Ms. Shillingford stated that everyone deserves a right to an education and should be able to express their talent.

Parliamentary Representative for the Roseau South Constituency, Honourable Ambrose George advised the young ladies that the Carnival Queen Show is a very important exercise which must always be taken seriously.

Mr. George says he is very impressed with Ms. Shillingford’s scholastic achievements in addition to those she have made in culture and all aspects she have taken up in her life so far.

2013 Carnival Queen Contestants

Secretary General for Dominica National Commission for UNESCO and resident of Castle Comfort Ms. Sonia Williams says she is proud of all the young ladies.

She also advised the young ladies to put their best foot forward on the night of the competition.

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