FIFTEEN aspiring beauty queens, finalists in the Miss Fair and Lovely World Harvest Festival 2009 pageant, took to the stage recently to compete for the Miss Talent subsidiary title.
Nearly all the contestants chose to showcase their singing talents in the competition organised by Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV) at the Sarawak Tourism Complex in Kuching.
The exceptions were Anglia Hendry, 20, and Mylene Costemiano Bautista, 25, who both performed modern dances.
Bautista, a student, was the sole Filipino in the pageant. The rest were Malaysians.
The contestants were judged on their showmanship, presentation, originality, creativity and costume.
In the end, Atiqah Nur Fatma Nor emerged as the most talented with her rendition of Leona Lewi Run.
The 18-year-old part-time salesgirl took home RM1,000, a trophy and a bouquet of flowers.
Continue reading (incl. pics) at: Miss World Harvest Festival - Beauties show their talents