Charlotte Romero to represent Belize at Costa Maya Festival

Miss Charlotte Lynette Romero Dominguez

Miss Charlotte Lynette Romero Dominguez will be representing Belize in the Reina de la Costa Maya Beauty Pageant to be held on July 21st, 1998, at the San Pedro International Costa Maya Festival.

Miss Romero was born on October 23rd, 1975, is 22 years old and is presently a biology teacher. Her goal is to obtain a graduates degree in biology. Miss Romero enjoys dancing. She is five feet nine inches tall, weighs 129 pounds, wears a size seven/eight and her measurements are: 37, 27, 37. Miss Charlotte Romero is one of five contestants vying for the title of Reina de la Costa Maya 1998.

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

Hotel Sponsors: Ramon's Village, Paradise Hotel, Belize Yacht Club, San Pedro Holiday Hotel, SunBreeze Hotel, Caye Management, Mayan Princess, El Pescador, Coconuts Caribbean Hotel, Journey's End, Martha's Hotel, Royal Palm Villas, Spindrift Hotel, Banyan Bay Villas, Victoria House.

Sponsors of the Reina de la Costa Maya Pageant: Elvi's Kitchen, Mickey's Restaurant, Rasta Pasta, Ramon's Village Restaurant, Fantasy World, Celi's Restaurant, Tropica Resort, Royal Palm and Victoria House. Entertainment for the festival nights are as follows:

Tuesday, July 21st - Guatemala Night: Opening night of the Costa Maya 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 Lynette Romero Dominguez.

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 and the CRACK band. A Mariachi Band will also be performing on Mexico Night.

Friday, July 24th - Honduras Night: Groupo de Dansas Folkloricas de Honduras and Grand Banda.

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

Sunday, July 26th - The Grand Finale: Fireworks and great entertainment including the Unity Band and the Barbara Alonzo's Dance Group.

Booths for the week of the festival can be purchased for $360.00. Call: 2246.

On each night of the festival a round trip ticket from Belize - Cancun will be raffled. Tickets will be on sale at the festival grounds. The round trip tickets were provided by Aero-Carib Airlines.

Tickets for the Costa Maya Festival are now available at Tropical Take Out, Island Magic Beauty Salon, Fina's Store, Yeties Store, Martha's Store, Costa Maya Office, Amigo Travel, Lala's Store, Belize Laundromat and Fantasy World. Season passes: adult - $80.00, children - $35.00. Ages 5 to 14 years old will be considered children and may purchase season passes for $35.00. Primary school and high school students must present a school ID. Tickets for Tuesday to Friday nights: $20.00. Saturday night: $40.00. Children under 5 enter free.

Volunteers for gate duty during the week of the festival are needed. If you're interested in helping please call 2246.

Charlotte Romero to represent Belize at Costa Maya Festival

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