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