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Heilala Beauty Pageant kicks start on July 3rd

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 02/06/2017

People of Tonga here and abroad are gearing up for the celebration of the 2017 Heilala Festival in Vava’u and Tongatapu.

The festival in Tongatapu will be for two weeks starting from the 26th of June until the 9th of July.

According to Tafolosa Bloomfield of the Heilala Pageant Committee, only one contestant has registered for the Pageant, which is ‘Ana Havea, the Miss Tourism Tonga.

She said, the Miss Heilala Pageant will kick start on the 3rd July with a pre-pageant interview.

It will then have followed by a Heilala float parade on 4th July, the Tau’olunga competition on 5th July and the Sarong, Talent and Island Creation event on 6th July.

The crowning of the new Miss Heilala 2017-18 is scheduled for 7th July at the ‘Atele Indoor Stadium.

The current Miss Heilala is Laura Lauti from Oakland, California, who represented Loumaile Lodge last year.       

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