Ten contestants have been confirmed for the 41st edition of the Haynes Smith Ms. Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant, slated for December 30th 2023 at 8 pm at the St. Kitts Marriott Reso Ball Room.
The organizers disclosed that there has been an oversubscription of countries wanting to participate in the prestigious pageant but they had to choose the best 10 entries.
For the first time in the over four decades history of the pageant, a contestant from Haiti will be participating—18-year-old Bedjina Gilberthe Jean Baptiste.
Also, after 36 years, there is a contestant from Guadeloupe, 16-year-old Ambre Chevalier, while the British Virgin Islands will have a representative for the first time in several years. The 10 contestants in the 2023 Haynes Smith Ms. Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant are:
Ms. Haiti- Bedjina Gilberthe Jean Baptiste
Ms. Guadeloupe Ambre Chevalier
Ms. BVI Toriah Pryce
Ms Anguilla Amelia Olivaccé
Ms Antigua and Barbuda Ajanaé Bleau
Ms. Barbados Shontae Alleyne-Clarke
Ms. Dutch St. Maarten Shiloh Williams
Ms. French St. Martin Doranyia Pascal
Ms. Guyana Akilah Fredericks
Ms. St. Kitts Takyla Hart-Johnson
Tickets for the show are available on sale online at events.jad.cash.
Cost is $EC80 from now until the 25th and EC$100 from 25th until the day of the show. The show is expected to end at 11:45pm after it’s 8pm start.