Expect stringent selection criteria for contestants

The 2018 Vodafone Hibiscus Festival contestants during the launch of the festival at the Albert Park pavilion in Suva. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA/FILE

EXPECT more stringent selection criteria for festival and pageant contestants beginning this year. Local Government Minister Premila Kumar convened a meeting in Nadi yesterday where she said those wishing to become contestants had to be adept in public speaking and answering questions on a range of issues. “We need to generate higher levels of interest, […]

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