(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) The May Queen Pageant 2014 hosted by the Indian Social Club “ Goan Wing over the weekend at Murjan Hall, Civil Aviation Club received an overwhelming response.
The most anticipated event exceeded all expectations. The atmosphere was magical. A26, Goa's number one band, together with the most sought after compere of Goa, Updesh Swar, captivated the audience with some spectacular performances. In no time they build up a crescendo that got the dance floor jam-packed. The electrifying music set to earsplitting intensity sent the mercury levels rising. Such was the feisty combination between the band and the compere that the ambiance became potent and compelling bringing the audience to their feet in full numbers.
Professional sound system was provided by sound partner Talentz and every corner of the hall had a display of variety of banners to publish this event and much more. The highlight of the evening came in the form of the crowning of the May Queen 2014 which was meticulously carried out by a panel of respected judges, Fendofeliz Fernando, Carolann Philips, Dominic Hsieh and Bridget Ganguly.
There were 16 contestants. Each contestant was a winner in her own way with glamorous looks, a graceful walk and poise. They also responded with quick and intelligent answers to the thought provoking questions shot at them. The judges had a tough time to decide the winner.
Bridget, convenor, ISC “ charity wing and Crolann the esteemed judges said, ''The caliber of the young women who participated in the May Queen selection was very good, and it was amazing to see the confidence and wherewithal of the younger generation.'' But finally, it was Iantha Sequeira who was crowned the May Queen 2014.
The first runner- up was awarded to Sanaz Reisi. The second runner-up went to Scully D'Souza. The other special titles winners were Miss Best Dressed' which was awarded to Sanaz, Miss Best Smile' was awarded to Maruskha Desouza, Miss Photogenic was bagged by Iantha and Miss Best Hair was awarded to Aigerim Mia Barrett.
All the winners walked away with certificates and gift hampers from our generous sponsors. Earlier during the event, the convenor, Antonio Ansalmo Goes gave a warm welcome to the chief guest, H E J S Mukul, Indian Ambassador to Oman, the other dignitaries, distinguished guests and all those present for the occasion. This was followed by an address by H E Mukul who heaped praises and best wishes to the Goan community in