The Artist; (Benjai, Jay Jay Born to sing, Record Heads, Pauline Catlyn from fron sugar (Backed by Sacha-Lee Catlyn andIfemi Animashaun), Aaron Soul-Anyia and the Myself UK Dance Company) were extremely well received by the audience and kept the enegy high all through the night.
The event also featured a VIP reception for the sponsons, judges and Diplomatic officers from Caribbean Consulates in attendance. This validates the aims ofMiss Caribbean United Kingdom,which was set up as an event to; promote all the different Caribbean countries under one umbrella. The event uses a pageant to promote, educate, inspire and celebrate the historical and cultural impact of the Caribbean within the United Kingdom. By getting this message to our communities in the UK, we hope realise our objective, which is to, Positive promote the Caribbean.
Clayton and Jacqui Brown, founders and organisers of Miss Caribbean UK, would like to thank our patron Mr ShaunWallace ( from the ITV programme THE CHASE), our main sponsors: Carib Lager, Tropical Sun,Xsandy’s Hair, Trendy World, SN Travel, Designer Travel and Port Royal Patties and supporters for their contribution in making The Miss Caribbean UK 2016 pageant, the fabulous success that it proved to be. The words of congratulations from well-wishers have been overwhelming and we feel truly blessed.
- Winner and new Miss Caribbean UK Queen: Jodie Hodgson, aged 28 representing Barbados
- 1st Runner Up: – Tahmar Arayomi aged 20, representing Jamaica
- 2nd Runner Up: Cheniel Henderson aged 23, representing Jamaica
- Best Evening Dress: Atlanta Cousins-Robinson – Designer: Vinnette Grant Unbridaled Couture
- People’s Choice: Tanya Rose Brown
- Miss Personality: Atlanta Cousins-Robinson
COMMENT FROM THE ORGANISERS:
Once again, we would like to thank our audience, our supportes and everyone who put their energies into making Miss Caribbean UK 2016 such a fabulous success!
We would like to thank all of you for participating in the 3rd Miss Caribbean UK.
- Atlanta Cousins-Robinson
- Cheniel Henderson
- Georgette Pratt
- Jodie Hodgson
- Kamala Thompson
- Lorell Boyce
- Maria Peters
- Rusian Wilson
- Tahirah Clarke
- Tahmar Arayomi
- Tanya Melhado
- Tanya Rose Brown
- Vanessa Sandy
COMMENT FROM THE 2016 CROWNED WINNER – JODIE HODGSON
Wow! I really don’t know where to start. I have brought the crown back home to Birmingham. Thank you so much Amy Melissa Harris, 2015 Miss Caribbean UK Queen. Words cannot describe how I’m feeling right now, I don’t think it’s quite sunk in yet. Being crowned was definitely a surreal feeling… I am so overwhelmed by all of your kind messages and support. MCUK has definitely been a life changing experience. I would like to say a massive thank you to Jacqui Brown and Clayton Brown for giving me this wonderful opportunity and to our fantastic mentor Natina Mae Whitter. You’ve been brilliant for guiding me in the right direction throughout.
Thank you to our amazing choreographers Kloe Dean and Jazmyn Raikes. Big shout out to Latenda Hair and the Team Soni Makeover for my wonderful make up. Thank you to all the judges who believed in me and to all the sponsors for my lovely gifts. I’d like to also congratulate all the contestants as you have all done an amazing job, we have all climbed upon this journey together and will continue to grow and inspire one another, continue to keep on shining ladies. And not forgetting my family for your awesome support and encouragement you have all been so supportive and been there every step of the way with me thank you all for believing in me. Thank you to my wonderful designer Devon Johnson for designing my beautiful dress. My friend Harry Ashby for being apart of the show you did a great job well done, you have been a great guidance all the way. If I have forgotten anybody, I’m sorry I love you all. This is certainly a dream come true, follow your dreams anything is possible when you put your mind to it. Looking forward to the year ahead and I hope I make Barbados the country I am representing very proud.