Miss Trinidad & Tobago UK 2007 Valenee Gosine, with Baroness Howells and Sarah Mahabir at the 2007 Commonwealth Countries League (CCL) Food & Craft FairIt could be me!…  It could be you!

Carivog International UK announces the first round of screening for participants in the 6th Miss Trinidad & Tobago UK Pageant and Cultural Show has begun.  Under the distinguished honorary patronage of Her Excellency Mrs Glenda Morean Phillip SC, former High Commissioner of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago to London, now Ambassador for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the United States of America and Mexico and Permanent Representative to the Organisation of American States, delegates will be selected during the month of June.  The finals and cultural show will be held at The Bloomsbury Theatre, London on Saturday 20 September 2008.

The night’s proceedings will showcase the incredible and wonderfully diverse culture of the beautiful Caribbean twin island nation of Trinidad & Tobago, often referred to as the “Land of the Hummingbird” and home of the Carnival and steelpan.  In addition, it will be the final night of the selection process to select a UK based Trinbagonian beauty to be a cultural ambassador representing Trinidad & Tobago in the UK, which may also result in international appearances.

Screening for delegates will continue until end of June beginning of July.  The selection requirements are:
  • one parent must be of Trinbagonian parentage and residing in the UK
  • height of at least 5’ 4” and aged between 18-27
  • never been married or given birth
  • good command of the English language (written and spoken)
  • must be in good physical condition and have a willingness to embrace the experience
  • possession of a valid passport
  • high school graduate with GCSEs or O’ Levels as a minimum, or their equivalent
  • have good moral standing
  • be available for training and rehearsals in London, from June 2008 to 20 September 2008

Interested applicants meeting the above requirements are requested to contact Angela on Tel: +44 (0)20 8265 4757 – Mobile: +44 (0)7950 135 840 – Email:  misstntuk@carivog.com – Website: www.misstntuk.com for further details.

Successful applicants will embark on a journey of self-discovery and intellectual development as they participate in holistic workshops and various guest appearances.  The workshops comprise of dance movement and exercise, deportment, make-up, hair & beauty, protocol and etiquette, public speaking, modelling and choreography training, courtesy of Carivog International UK.  These workshops aim to strengthen participants’ ability to cope with life’s challenges and facilitate their growth into mature women.  What they learn and develop as part of the workshops is something that will see them through for the rest of their lives and to hopefully enable them to achieve their full potential as young women and role models of the future.

Sponsors and Supporters

This year’s event is being kindly sponsored by the Tobago House of Assembly, Western Union and Wessex House Night Club.  It is supported by the Trinidad & Tobago High Commission London.

There are still opportunities to sponsor and/or support the event.  Further information cay be obtained from Ms Veronica Leacock – Tel:  +44 (0)20 8265 4757 or Mob:  +44 (0)7930 645 874
Email:  veronica@carivog.com

For further information, please contact the organisers of the Miss Trinidad & Tobago UK 2008 on:  Telephone:  +44 (0)20 8265 4757  or  Mobile:  +44 (0)7958 366 594  or  Email:  misstntuk@carivog.com

Photo courtesy of:  Kevin Baker