Miss Samoa 2019: Creativity in sarong contest
A new Miss Samoa was crowned at Tuanaimato on Saturday.
Miss Samoa New Zealand, Fonoifafo McFarland-Seumanu, becomes the new face of Samoa, winning the Bluesky Miss Samoa Pageant.
The 24-year-old was crowned at Gym 1, Tuana’imato, by former Miss Samoa, Sonia Piva. She won the best talent and interview.
The crowning event was the finale of a weeklong Miss Samoa pageant programme as well as the Teuila Festival which attracted hundreds of visitors to Apia last week.
The Judges for this year's pageant were Tosimaea Tupua, Georgina Newton, Galumalemana Faiesea Lei Sam, Afa Ah Loo and Sifuiva Maureen Epati-Tuimaleali’ifano.
The pageant was organised by Manaia Events Incorporated and sponsored by: Samoa Airways, Taula Beverage, Salote Florist, Oski Band, Orator Hotel, Peata’s Salon, Vanu Studio, Jacqui’s Beauty Creations, Mena, Taumeasina Island Resort, Inalani's Catering, Lucias Catering, Makeki Online, Mailelani Samoa, Le Uaina Beach Resort, Aga Reef Resort, Return to Paradise, Kokobanana, Moanalisa Hotel, Touch of Samoa, TV1 Samoa, Maugalui.
Today we are featuring photos from the Miss Samoa’s sarong category. The Samoa Observer will be publishing photos from the Puletasi and traditionally inspired categories in the coming days.