Johanna Sasmay to represent El Salvador at Costa Maya Festival

Johanna Sasmay

Johanna Sasmay will be representing El Salvador in the Reina De La Costa Maya Beauty Pageant, which will be held on June 21st, 1998, the opening night of the San Pedro International Costa Maya Festival.

Eighteen year old Johanna Sasmay was born on May 10th, 1980, and is presently studying Communications. She is a professional ballerina and model. One day she hopes to become a television broadcaster and dance professionally in the theater. Miss Sasmay enjoys sports, dancing and reading. She is five feet five inches, weighs 105 pounds, is a size five/six and her measurements are 36, 24, 36.

Ms. Sasmay is one of five contestants vying for the title of Reina De La Costa Maya 1998/99.

Sponsors of the festival are as follows: Grand Sponsor - GRUPO TACA. Diamond Sponsors - Estero Amor/Love FM - the official radio station of the festival, Ramon's Village and the San Pedro Town Board. Special Platinum Sponsor - Bowen and Bowen. Platinum Sponsors - Aero-Caribe, The Essene Way and Belican Supply. Gold Sponsors - Maya Island Air, Tropic Air and James Brodie. James Brodie will also be donating a cash prize to the contestant in the Reina del la Costa Maya Pageant with the best "Coppertone." Silver Sponsors - Crystal Shipping, Pete's Enterprises and Bronze Sponsors - Travel and Tour Belize, Lino's Meats, Amigos Del Mar, Angelus Press, Discovery Expeditions, Maple Plastics, Belize Bank and Treasure Chest Seafood Restaurant. Other sponsors are Belicolor, The Palms, San Pedro Hardware, San Pedro Supermarket, Triton Properties and Harmouch Store.

Hotel Sponsors: Ramon's Village, Paradise Hotel, Belize Yacht Club, San Pedro Holiday Hotel, SunBreeze Hotel, Royal Palm Villas, Spindrift Hotel, Banyan Bay Villas, Martha's Hotel and Mata Rocks.

Sponsors of the Reina De La Costa Maya Pageant: Elvi's Kitchen, Rasta Pasta, Ramon's Village Restaurant, Fantasy World, Celi's Restaurant, Tropica Resort, Royal Palm, Island Cuisine, Capricorn Resort and Victoria House.

Entertainment for the festival nights are as follows: Tuesday, July 21st - Guatemala Night: The official opening night of the festival. Performances by El Ballet Nacional de Instituto Turismo and Los Malecates.

REINA DE LA COSTA MAYA BEAUTY PAGEANT: Five contestants will be vying for the title of Reina de la Costa Maya. Representing Guatemala: Miss Astrid Ramirez; representing El Salvador: Miss Johanna Paulina Sasmay Villacorta; representing Mexico: Miss Barbara Macossay; representing Honduras: Miss Daryella Sofia Guerrero Canizales and representing Belize: Miss Charlotte Romero.

Wednesday, July 22nd - El Salvador Night: Ballet Nacional and the Do Mayor Band.

Thursday, July 23rd - Mexico Night: Ballet de Folklorico de Quintana Roo, Mexico, The CRACK Band and a Mariachi Band.

Friday, July 24th - Honduras Night: Grand Banda.

Saturday, July 25th - Belize International Night: Main attraction - Garibaldi and Belize's number one band - Santino's Messengers.

Sunday, July 26th - The Grand Finale: Fireworks and great entertainment including the Unity Band.

Johanna Sasmay to represent El Salvador at Costa Maya Festival

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