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This year, local singing sensatioin Felicita “Leesha” Arzu has been confirmed to represent the jewel of Belize in the much anticipated Reina de la Costa Maya Pageant.The 24-year-old brunette, “Leesha” as she is affectionately known, is a Communication Studies lecturer at Muffles Junior College (MJC) in Orange Walk Town. As a determined promoter of education, Leesha followed in the footsteps of her mother and two sisters who have been committed and dedicated educators. Education is key and the role of an educator is imperative to any society.

Felicita Arzu, 24
Felicita Arzu, 24

Leesha spends her free time reading, dancing, singing, traveling, socializing and listening to a wide range of musical genres. The five foot eight inch beauty has graced the stage as Belize’s beauty ambassador for the Miss World pageant in December 2007 which was held in Sanya, China. Holder of the title Miss Orange Walk 2004-2005, Leesha also has a passion for music and was also crowned Love FM’s Countrywide Karaoke Champion in 2004 and Fiesta FM’s Karaoke Champion that same year.

Other confirmed participants include: Nathalia Tamayo (Miss Panama); Jennifer Miranda Rodriguez (Costa Rica), Maritza Rivas (Nicaragua) and Raquel Guadalupe Bonilla (El Salvador). Miss Honduras representative is yet to be announced….stay tuned!
Read more of this year’s festival at www.costmayafestival.com

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