FIJI NEWS
August 19, 2012 12:00:00 AM
  Follow @ Twitter

Miss World Fiji (MWF) Koini Vakaloloma performed well at the Miss World Pageant 2012 despite last minute preparations, says Andhy Blake, MWF national director.

Blake told FijiLive, words of appreciation and acknowledgement poured in from Fijians and stakeholders including critics around the globe to commend MWF and Koini Vakaloloma for being a great ambassador of Fiji.

“The world was excited to see her Dances of the World performance last night which was chosen as the opening dance of the night and I am proud of her,” he said.

In the lead up to the crowning in China last night, Vakaloloma made the semi finals of the Beach Beauty competition which he described as a big breakthrough for her and Fiji.

Koini Vakaloloma replaced the winner of the 2012 Miss World Fiji, Torika Watters, 16, who was considered too young for the world pageant.

Vakaloloma is on her way back to Fiji and is due to arrive at the Nadi Airport tomorrow.

Host rep, Miss China Yu Wenxia was crowned the 2012 Miss World  at the Inner Mongolian city of Ordos. Sophie Elizabeth Moulds of Wales finished as first runner-up and Australia’s Jessica Michelle Kahawaty was second runner-up.

By Ropate Valemei

YOU'RE MINE


PREVIOUS STORY
EVR cards accepted as valid ID by Justice Ministry
NEXT STORY
Eid brings all races together: Akbar

Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share

 


Posted Comments
No comments, but you can post the first comment!
   





Should all voter education materials be sanctioned?
 Yes
 No


Poll Results: Current | Previous

Should all voter education materials be sanctioned?
Yes
 86%
No
 14%



More Polls
Press Esc to close this window
BUSINESS
2014 for shareholders, says PichlerFiji Airways will consider paying dividends to shareholders from this year depending on their finances at the end of the current financial year
SPORTS
Fiji French-based reps prep for life after rugbyFiji's experienced fly-half Seremaia Bai assembled 32 Fijians currently playing in France to undergo IRB levels one and two coaching courses at Narbonne Rugby Club.
WORLD
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
ENTERTAINMENT
Lana Del Rey releases new single West CoastLana Del Rey is set to release her new track West Coast from her forthcoming album Ultraviolence.
HEALTH/FITNESS
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.
NEWS SPORTS INFOTAINMENT SERVICES MOBILE EXTRA HOT TOPICS