Getting to know Samoan culture with Miss Samoa Victoria

Contestants in Miss Samoa Victoria Shepparton’s Samoan Community has a contestant in the Miss Samoa Victoria pageant – to be selected in two weeks. You can find out more on the ABC’s Pacific Mornings broadcast.

In less than two weeks Miss Samoa Victoria will be crowned but, this is not your average beauty pageant.

It’s about connecting the contestants to their Samoan roots and sharing Samoan culture with the Australian community.

After a month of cultural performances, preparing for the big event, the four young women vying for the title led the event Village Life as a show of tautua (or service).

Pacific Mornings’ Tahlea Aualiitia spoke to Norah Li’o Setu Aloiai, the reigning Miss Samoa Victoria, as well as the four contestants: Alalamalae Gabriel Rata, Rosevellaryn Brown Fane, Zahriya Sina Fuala’au Leaoasoma and Queny Eteuati Fonoia

Duration: 12min 10sec
Broadcast: Tue 2 Jul 2019, 6:30am

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Contestants in Miss Samoa Victoria
Contestants in Miss Samoa Victoria 2019


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