Saturday, 31 October 2020

Young Women Compete for Queen of the Nosara Fiestas Title

Photo by Ariana Crespo
Photo by Ariana Crespo

QCOSTARICA (By Ariana Crespo, Vozdeguanacaste) On the evening of Friday, January 30 Yarelis Bonilla was crowned Señorita Nosaara, Queen of the fiestas. Although the competition was limited this year, with only four candidates, the young women shined splendidly from their heads to their toes, parading in their best evening gowns before an excited crowd of more than 200 people.

According to the event’s organizer, Rocio Navarrete, this year the event was slightly different. Due to the low number of candidates, the queen was elected by the Beauty Pageant Committee on Sunday, January 25, according to the amount of money they collected, and not during the ceremony.

“The candidate that got the highest amount of sponsorship was elected queen; it wasn’t worth it to bring in an outside jury for just four young women,” explained Navarrete.

- Advertisement -

Beginning in October, the candidates were assigned the task of raising money to invest in the audiovisual system outside the bull ring. Yarelis Bonilla Lopez, a 17 year-old, was crowned as queen, having raised ¢430,000 ($800).

The candidates and the queen-elect were presented for the first time in the fairgrounds to open the fiestas on Thursday, January 29 along with the Nosara horse riding group Los Cumiches.

Photo by Ariana Crespo
Photo by Ariana Crespo

Local companies that made donations included Nosara Dental Care, which offered a dental whitening treatment to the queen, and Gollo, which contributed a tablet.

- Advertisement -

The event was held at the Imperial tent after a dance with Son del Barrio, a few minutes before midnight.

(Via Vozdeguanaste.com)

- Advertisement -
Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

One-year-old boy with COVID-19 has been in ICU for more than a month

QCOSTARICA - A one-year-old boy with the new coronavirus, has been...

New eruption of Rincón de la Vieja rose 2 kilometers above the crater

QCOSTARICA - The Rincón de la Vieja volcano, in north-western Costa...

MOST READ

COVID-19 in Costa Rica; 1,210 cases for Friday, Oct 23;

QCOSTARICA - As of Friday, October 23, the country registered 1,210 new cases of COVID-19, of which 313 are by epidemiological link and 897...

Vatican awaits debate on secular state before granting legislator audience with the Pope

QCOSTARICA - The Vatican will wait for the Legislative Assembly to begin the discussion of the secular state before giving Costa Rica legislators an...

Man sentenced to four months in prison for masturbating in front of woman

QCOSTARICA - A man surnamed Ríos was sentenced to four months in prison for masturbating in front of a woman, the Ministry of Public...

Panama obtains credit at 2.2%; Costa Rica however at 8.3%

QCOSTARICA - The realities of having bad credit. While the government of Panama got foreign investors to lend it US$1.25 billion in September at...

Three European airlines resume flights to Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Three European airlines announced Friday they are ready to resume flights to Costa Rica, the first will be Air France, arriving at...

Minimum wages in the private sector will increase by ¢300 for every ¢100,000 as of January 1

QCOSTARICA - Private sector employees can see some relief come January 1, with an increase in minimum wage of 0.30%, that is, ¢300 for...

Let's Keep This Going!

To be updated with all the latest news and information about Costa Rica and Latin America.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.