September celebrations begins in San Pedro with flag raising ceremony
Saturday, September 1st marked the beginning of the many patriotic celebrations Belizeans will witness across the country this month. At 6AM on Saturday, all municipalities across Belize hosted a flag raising ceremony, welcoming the September celebrations that will lead up to Independence Day on September 21st. In San Pedro Town, activities took place outside The San Pedro Town Council offices, where island residents, along with local authorities and young cadets, pay tribute to the Belizean flag. Later in the evening, the island selected its 55th beauty ambassador, Chelsea Muñoz, as Miss San Pedro 2018-2019.
The flag raising started the beginning of the many celebrations that will take place throughout the country throughout September there are several patriotic activities planned for San Pedro. On the evening of Saturday, after four segments at the Miss San Pedro pageant, 19-year-old Chelsea Muñoz captivated the audience and judges and was elected as the new beauty queen of the island.
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