Businessman, Div Damodar will be the Chairman of the 2019 Miss Fiji Pageant Contest Organizing Committee.
Minister for Local Government, Premila Kumar says Damodar is the CEO for Damodar Group of Companies and is well acquainted with the entertainment industry with the passion and commitment to developing the Miss Fiji Pageant Contest into a major annual event on the Fiji calendar.
The Miss Fiji Pageant Contest 2019 will be held this year in Suva from 18th to 23rd November. The main venue for the contest will be the Suva Civic Auditorium with seventeen contesting Queens now confirmed.
The winning 2019 Miss Fiji shall be representing Fiji at the 2019 Miss South Pacific Island Pageant Contest.
The contesting Queens are representing the twelve cities and towns of Suva City, Lautoka City, Ba, Labasa, Levuka, Nadi, Nausori, Nasinu, Rakiraki, Savusavu, Sigatoka and Tavua. Six Municipal Councils have also confirmed that the winning Queens for 2018 will also take part during this year’s contest.
Kumar says the Miss Fiji Pageant will focus on the contestants and the week leading up to the crowning will ensure a quality and exciting program culminates in the final exciting pageant event, with the Crowning of Miss Fiji on the 23rd of November at the Suva Civic Auditorium.
Damodar will also be working with his Organizing Committee to manage the participation of the winning Queen at the Miss South Pacific Islands Pageant Contest at the end of the year.
A financial and activity report will be prepared by the Organizing Committee by 31st December 2019 and submitted for external audit.
Major announcements on the build‑up to the Miss Fiji Pageant Contest will be made in the coming weeks by the Chairman.