By CHRISSILLA KABE TALIS of The National, Papua New Guinea's No. 1 daily newspaper
REIGNING Miss Papua New Guinea Red Cross Antonia Singut is contesting in the Miss South Pacific Pageant in two weeks time.
Ms Singut, 21, comes from a mixed parentage of East Sepik and
She is currently a third-year journalism and environmental science student at the
She was crowned Miss PNG Red Cross earlier this year.
The pageant will be from Nov 21-28 in
Ms Singut will be leaving for
She will be up against nine other contestants from around the South Pacific.
The other island countries sending in their contestant are America Samoa, Cook Islands, French Polynesia,
The reigning Miss South Pacific is Vanessa Marsh from
Meanwhile, the MSSP organising committee has set up a website www.misssouthpacificfiji.com, where you can vote for your favorite.
Ms Singut will be accompanied by her chaperone Molly O’Rourke, PNG quest organising committee chairman Dadi Toka Jr and other supporters.
Mr Toka said PNG is the largest Pacific country and everyone should get behind Ms Singut by placing a vote for her on the website.
His team is confident of her chances.
It is also taking this opportunity to promote PNG tourism while in