In a few days, a new legend is about to begin with eight beautiful young women vying for the 2021 Miss Marianas crown and Stellar Marianas, the islands’ pageant and talent group, is preparing for a larger-than-life show.
In a news briefing Saturday before the Personal Interview Competition, Stellar Marianas re-introduced the eight 2021 Miss Marianas contestants—Vincent Rabasto, Lilly Carillo, Toremy Diaz, Naomi Lizama, Ha’Ane Eugenio, Bernadette Horey, Richelle Ramon, and Savannah Delos Santos—and unveiled details for the pageant on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at the Hyatt Regency Saipan Ballroom with doors opening at 4pm.
“This has been a spectacular journey with the most amazing support we have ever seen, and we are proud to be able to help our islands shine in these most difficult times,” said Stellar Marianas president Michelle Sablan. “We have a hardworking and dedicated team and sponsors that have made this all possible.”
Title Sponsors Marianas Visitors Authority, Triple J Motors, and the TSL Foundation lead the bevy of sponsors, including main sponsors IT&E, Marianas Variety, Turn Key, Pacifica Insurance, Pena House Boutique, Northern Marianas College, EdVance, Island Image and Motion, Gold’s Gym Saipan, TRESemme, Marianas Pacific Distributors, Coldwell Solar, BCM, Island Touch, Paopao, Latte Cafe, The Althlete’s Foot, Kiki’s Boutique, Salt & Barber, Scattr & So., Perfectly Posh, Lady Diann T. Foundation, and the Hyatt Regency Saipan.
The contestants have been busy the past several weeks attending many community events and activities, such as the Pika Festival on Tinian, 500 Trees Planting, Women’s Month proclamation signing, visits to the Center of Living Independently, Christmas Tree Lighting, Time Management & Dress Etiquette Training, Dining Etiquette Training, NMI Museum Christmas Tree decorating, Speech Etiquette, Mental Wellness Training, Mindset Presentation, Nutrition Knowledge Workshop and Self Defense Course, among many others.
“We are so proud of how well each of these lovely young women have progressed since we started, it really is about watching the best versions of yourselves really shine through,” said runway director Tiana Reyes.
Voting is still ongoing for the Marianas Gem “People’s Choice” Award with IT&E by texting the contestant’s first name to 8683, along with an online poll on Marianas Variety’s website, www.mvariety.com. Winner will include the total tally from both voting platforms.
Due to limited seating and COVID-19 restrictions, IT&E has joined forces with Island Image & Motion to live stream the pageant live starting at 4pm on www.facebook.com/stellarmarianas.
“We invite our community to watch and help cheer each of our contestants and be a part of this extraordinary experience that celebrates the beauty of our Marianas,” said Sablan.
For more information, follow Stellar Marianas on Facebook, and on Instagram @stellarmarianas and @missnorthernmarianas. (PR)