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French Polynesia's Beauty Pageant Fever

In May, French Polynesia, where even the smallest island communities host their own beauty pageants, choose a new Miss Tahiti, a Miss Pirae, and a Miss Dragon. The islands have seen a proliferation of pageants in recent years, including a “Miss Hinano,” named for a Tahitian beer, and a “Miss World Polynesia.”  Fenua Blog has photographs and an interview with Miss Tahiti 2007.

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  • Thanks for the heads up!

    I can’t read the language on the site your reffered – even though I’d LOVE to read the interview. But that’s okay.

    I had a look at the contestants specially Miss Tahiti.. and just wonder in amazement how beautiful women live in EVERY part of the world.

    I really hope she wins and makes Tahiti proud. :-)

  • […] of Fenua (Fr), a photoblog of French Polynesia.  Also check out Fenua for photographs of Tahitian beauty queens and local artisans, to name a few. Share […]

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