By: Farrah Estrella
|Photo credit: Estrella Fashion Report
The Miss Asia Fest Pageant was held today as part of the festivities of the Asia Fest Tampa Bay 2013.
Miss Asia Fest is a cultural pageant that promotes self-empowerment and recognizes young Asian-American women for their achievements and dedication to the community.
Judging the pageant were Caleb Randall, owner/videographer of Randall Productions, model, make-up artist, etiquette and runway coach as well as President of Idia Models and Talents (a modeling and self-confidence school located in South Tampa) Miss Gwen Nanna and Fashion Blogger (Estrella Fashion Report), photographer & Jewelry designer Farrah Estrella.
Seven Asian countries participated in the pageant this year including: China, Japan, Singapore, Philippines, Korea, Cambodia and Taiwan.
The winner of the pageant was Miss Taiwan Jackie Collier. In addition to the title of Miss Asia Fest 2013 she also won scholarship money and other prizes.
Take a look at some of the pictures from the event below.