Pooja makes Miss World Tal­ent Semi­fi­nals

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Fiji’s pick to the Miss World com­pe­ti­tion Pooja Priyanka yes­ter­day qual­i­fied for the semi fi­nals for the tal­ent cat­e­gory. She per­formed a dance from a Bol­ly­wood movie Taal which fea­tured Aish­warya Rai Bachchan, who was a Miss World in 1994. Ms Priyanka, who is com­pet­ing with over 110 contestants from all over the globe at the United States cap­i­tal Wash­ing­ton DC, is ex­cited with her first foray into the in­ter­na­tional event.

On Miss World- Fiji’s, Face­book page Ms Priyanka said: “YaY! First round of re­sults are in and I’m so ex­cited to be show­cas­ing our in­cred­i­ble fu­sion of cul­tures. Thank you to my dear #Mis­sWorldteam. This would not be pos­si­ble with­out you. Anita Chand Shok­oufeh Sho­jaei Arthi War­dan Ashishna Sharma Pallav­iWar­dan Vishal Sharma Shaleen Jas Andhy Blake This one is for you”.

Fiji Broad­cast­ing Cor­po­ra­tion (FBC) TV pro­ducer and pre­sen­ter Andhy Blake said: “This is the huge achieve­ment for any Miss Fiji contestants to the Miss World plat­form be­cause this is the first time Fiji has made it in the tal­ents and we look for­ward to the fi­nals.”

Miss World Fiji Pooja Priyanka. Photo: Miss World Fiji

Photo: Miss World Fiji

Miss World Fiji Pooja Priyanka, with Miss Sey­chelles Christinne Bar­bier shar­ing the Christ­mas spirit in Washinton DC.

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