Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A Pearl Is Born...Miss Kaamatan Oceanus 2015

Miss Kaamatan Oceanus 2015 Winner Hosiani Jaimis
24th May 2015-KOTA KINABALU: It was all smiles for Hosiani Jaimis who was crowned champion after she outshone the top eight finalists at the Oceanus Miss Kaamatan contest yesterday.

The 22-year-old winner from Tambunan, was presented with a cash prize of RM3,000, a cash voucher worth RM1,000 from Paris Station, a winning trophy, and certificate by Oceanus Waterfront Mall Executive Director Mr Johnson Koh, and Managing Director of Seri Insan Borneo Schools Datin Hjh Sharifah Hapsah Binti Alawi.

The two-day contest held at the mall’s Concourse Floor also saw Hosiani bag the Miss Kaamatan Popular Winner category with 7,174 likes on the Oceanus Waterfront Mall official Facebook page, and placed at second place for “Best Ethnic Contemporary Gown” during the preliminary round on Saturday evening.

Speaking to reporters yesterday, she said it was an unexpected win.

Hosiani told the reporters that this is only her second pageant competition after managing second place at the Unduk Ngadau competition in Tambunan earlier this month.

Though she did not garner a win at the district level, she decided to push her luck a second time at the pageant competition organised by Oceanus Waterfront Mall, and was glad she did.

Meanwhile, Pachara Apin Emmanuel who is from Keningau, emerged as first runner-up, walking away with RM2,000 cash, an RM800 voucher from Paris Station, a winning trophy, and certificate.

Pachara also won first prize for “Best Ethnic Contemporary Gown”.

Her stunning, modern ethnic dress – the ‘Glamour Rose Huminodun’ – featured a combination of ethnic Dusun Tindal and Bajau Irranun patterns and motifs from Kota Belud but with a modern touch, notably the rosette-shaped bolero jacket.

The dress was designed by Petrus Boyd Pensin.

Second runner Deidre Casandra Marius G, from Kota Kinabalu, won RM1,000 cash, an RM500 voucher from Paris Station, a winning trophy and certificate.

She also won Miss Kaamatan Personality title.

The other top five contestants were Falynda Sharon Mathew, Jenell Albert Joseph, Mayzlyne Ley Mayius, Carrey Evanne Kim Lee, and Felcy Fransie Julian of which all received an RM200 cash consolation prize.

The winners were selected by five professional judges; the former state level Unduk Ngadau 2013 champion Immaculate Lojuki, Chairman of Hyatt Regency Kinabalu Datuk Gordon Leong, Kota Kinabalu City Hall (DBKK)’s head of licensing Joanna Johny Goh, Chairman of Paris Station Eddy, headed by Sharifah.

The ladies were judged according to four aspects; their beauty, personality, catwalk, and traditional attire.

The team behind the successful event
At least 20 finalists mostly from the west coast districts, including the state capital, Penampang, Kota Marudu, and Papar staged a captivating performance much to the joy of the weekend crowd, including tourists who gathered to catch a glimpse of Sabah’s much-celebrated Harvest Beauty Queen pageants.

Source from Oceanus Waterfront Mall official social media page. 
Write-up contribute by New Sabah Times By Mohd Izham bin Hashim & Therenes Voo