A car befitting the Miss Samoa Pageant winner

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FORD SAMOA GIFT: Miss Samoa Pageant contestants were eager to get up close to one of the biggest prizes offered in the contest.

FORD SAMOA GIFT: Miss Samoa Pageant contestants were eager to get up close to one of the biggest prizes offered in the contest. (Photo: Misiona Simo)

The search of who’s going to be the next Miss Samoa is now down to the wire. 

And on Friday night, we will find out who will also drive away with the shiny, blue Ford Fiesta from Ford Hyundai Samoa. 

This is the third and last year of Ford Samoa’s contract to provide a vehicle for whoever wins the Miss Samoa Pageant. 

This sponsorship started in the year 2014 and the contract was a three year contract. 

Yesterday, the eight contestants together with the current Miss Samoa visited Ford Samoa yesterday for the official handover of the car keys to the Miss Samoa organizing committee. 

THE PRIZE: The Ford Fiesta was on show for the contestants.
THE PRIZE: The Ford Fiesta was on show for the contestants.

At the handover, Miss Samoa 2015-2016, Arianna Taufao spoke briefly to express her gratitude. 

“I want to thank you Ford Samoa for the service you have provided throughout my time as Miss Samoa. You contributed a lot in enabling me to fulfil my duties and made things easier for me as Miss Samoa. Thank you very much for taking good care of me.”

Simon Fruean, the Country Manager for Ford Hyundai Samoa says this service is offered out of pure love and heart. 

“The Miss Samoa Pageant is the highlight of the Teuila Festival and we wanted to contribute to the  event and lend a hand to help make things easy for whoever is crowned as Miss Samoa.

“This service is to allow whoever wins to pursue and fulfill her duties and roles.”

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