Tuesday, May 19, 2009

GWA-Qatar May Queen wins Bahrain crown

May Queen wins Bahrain crown



Chithira Johnson (third right) is seen with (from left) Simon D'Silva, Judeanne Rosario (a contestant from Qatar), Vanessa D'Souza, Mathew Estrocio, and Martin Mascarenhas


Staff Reporter
CHITHIRA Johnson, the May Queen 2008 of Qatar, repeated the feat in Bahrain by winning the coveted crown there at a pageant in Manama.
The event was organised by the Young Goans’ Club with Splash.
The 21-year-old Keralite from Qatar is a second year student at Christ College, Bangalore.
The first runner-up in Bahrain was Vanessa D'Souza, 25, who was the runner-up in Qatar as well. She is an MBA gold medalist.
The third winner was Tamu Alexander Justus, 19, who is a first year student of Business Administration at Birla Institute of Technology International Centre, Bahrain.
Prizes were also awarded to Shradha Tilak Vyas for the best smile, to Carol Lobo for the best hairdo and to Jocelyn D’Souza as Miss Photogenic.
The winners were selected from a line-up of 21 contestants of different nationalities by a panel of five judges. Besides the May Queen contestants, the Qatari delegation included Goan Welfare Association officials led by its president Simon D'Silva, vice-president (cultural) Mathew Estrocio and vice-president (sports) Martin Mascarenhas.
Contestants from Kuwait and Saudi Arabia also took part.
Contestants competed in casual or sportswear, formal wear and a question and answer round.
Club member Kevin D’Cunha was choreographer, while Gabriel Crasto was master of ceremonies. Radio Bahrain DJ Krazy Kevin hosted the pageant, which also featured cover band Aryan Fame and DJ Alfie of Music and Lights. Indian Ambassador Balkrishna Shetty was the chief guest.
Young Goans Club Bahrain felicitated Global Goans Community Service Leadership awardees, including Simon D'Silva.
Prizes for the Young Goans Club Splash May Queen winners included jewellery, air tickets, beauty product hampers, electronic items and gift vouchers.

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Doha • Chithira Johnson, the May Queen 2008 of Qatar, was crowned the Young Goans Club Splash May Queen 2008 at a pageant held last week at the Marina Club's poolside, Manama.

The 21-year-old from Qatar is a second year Bachelor of Arts Student in Christ College, Bangalore. She is majoring in psychology, sociology and literature.

The first runner-up was Vanessa D'Souza, 25, also from Qatar and runner-up of 8th May Queen of Qatar. She is a Masters in Business Administration gold medal winner. The second runner-up was Tamu Alexander Justus, 19, a first year student of Business Administration at Birla Institute of Technology International Centre, Bahrain.

Prizes were also awarded to Shradha Tilak Vyas for Best Smile, to Carol Lobo for Best Hairdo and to Jocelyn D'Souza for Miss. Photogenic.

The winners were selected from a line-up of 21 contestants of different nationalities by a panel of five judges. Participants included May Queen contestants from Qatar-based Goan Welfare Association led by President Simon D'Silva, Vice-President (Cultural) Mathew Estrocio and Vice President (Sports) Martin Mascarenhas, Summer Queen contestants from Kuwait-based Goan Cultural Centre led by Chairman Carmo Santos, and contestants from Saudi Arabia.

The contestants competed in casual or sports wear, formal wear and a question and answer round.

Club member Kevin D'Cunha was choreographer while Gabriel Crasto was master of ceremonies. Radio Bahrain DJ Krazy Kevin hosted the pageant, which also featured cover band Aryan Fame and DJ Alfie of Music and Lights. Indian Ambassador Balkrishna Shetty was the chief guest.

Young Goans Club Bahrain felicitated Global Goans Community Service Leadership Awardees, Alfred D'Souza, Vice President Migrant Workers Society Bahrain, Carmo Santos, Chairman Goan Cultural Centre Kuwait, Gabriel Crasto, Chairman of Bahrain Goans Football League, Simon D'Silva, President of Goan Welfare Association Qatar and Francisco Correia, President Young Goans Club Bahrain.

The Young Goans Club Splash May Queen 2008 beauty pageant was held on May 22 at the Marina Club's poolside. The winners stood a chance of winning prizes including jewellery, air tickets, beauty product hampers, electronic items and gift vouchers.
http://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/Display_news.asp?section=local_news&month=may2008&file=local_news2008053081944.xml

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