Photo Caption: Seventh from left is Culture Minister Grange as she posed with 2019 Festival Queens at the Faith Cathedral after the National Church Service as Jamaica Launches 57th Independence Celebrations.
The crowning of the festival queens take place Saturday next at the ds Ranny Williams entertainment centre.
This is not a beauty contest. The focus is on cultural awareness. A part of the routine is to perform a skit. There is also a social media component…. the person who gets the most likes. This alone does not guarantee victory. Possibly a sectional prize.
Ms. St. Catherine Ms. Wright is the 2019 winner. The contestant with most poise was Ms. St. Catherine. This is among the highlights of Festival celebrations each year.
Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie is SIC for Vision Newspaper Canada.