Pleasant Miss Universe memories | Barbados Today
February 16, 2017 - miss universe
Representing Barbados during a new 2017 Miss Universe manifestation in a Philippines was a once-in-a-lifetime knowledge that Shannon Harris will never forget.
Growing up, a 22-year-old beauty never illusory entering a pageant, let alone winning Miss Universe Barbados and going on to paint her nation during an general level
Summing adult a whole knowledge for Bajan Vibes, she pronounced it was positively unusual and will stay with her forever.
“Throughout a whole experience, it was only pleasing to be in a Philippines. That’s something that we did not expect. They are unequivocally into pageants and it was unequivocally overwhelming. Everywhere we went, they were only cameras all around. They knew we by your name, they knew all about you, they knew your Instagram. we was happy to be there since we have never been to a Philippines before,” she said.
She added: “On a manifestation side, it was so strenuous to paint my nation in such a large approach since we can’t go any aloft than that. So to paint my nation after 9 years and everybody had a faith in me to do good finished me feel good. we was unapproachable to be surrounded around something that we aren’t customarily concerned in.”
Harris pronounced in a initial stages of participation, she was shaken though fast put that aside. “ Walking into a room of 86 girls during registration was a bit intimidating since we didn’t know what it would be like. we didn’t know what a manifestation universe was like. we didn’t know what to expect. we didn’t know who did a million pageants before.”
She went on: “I went there with an open mind. Once we got into a room, we satisfied it was 86 girls who were accurately what Miss Universe was about — quietly pleasing that authorised all of us to be usurpation of any other, usurpation of any other’s cultures, usurpation of any other’s beauty and it only left us all to be means to get along and there was no need for rival tension.”
During her 3 week stay in Manila, a collateral of a Philippines, Harris pronounced her many noted knowledge would have to be when she got on theatre to travel during a dusk wear shred of a show.
“The dusk robe shred was many memorable. In that moment, we felt unequivocally unapproachable and it was a good feeling meaningful that everybody was behind me and we felt good to know that we was doing my best. That was a good impulse for me and we will never forget that,” she said.
Harris thanked Barbadians for their support, observant she couldn’t have finished it otherwise. “Without we guys ancillary me, it would not have been possible. It unequivocally takes a encampment to get to Miss Universe,” she added.
She pronounced it was utterly strenuous carrying so most support from her countrymen even before she left to go to a pageant.
“I was shocked. Having people travel adult to me in a supermarket meaningful we was in a pageant. we have been concerned in modelling before and people never used to come adult to me, so it was engaging to see that this would open their eyes and make them support. It was amazing.”
Harris positive Barbadians that she did her best.
“I did all we could and there’s zero we bewail or would change… It was a once in a lifetime knowledge since we can never do it again. we wish we can continue to do unequivocally well,” she said.
She pronounced one thing that she would take divided from a manifestation was a fact that she was means to rivet in soul-searching.
“I was means to soul-search and find out accurately who we was. Just a fact that we was means to do something that we never deliberate or planned, we feel achieved that we was means to go and do that. we really know myself a lot some-more and we know what to ask myself now in box we remove myself or if things get too hectic. Make certain we grow as a chairman any and everyday,” she added.
Harris speedy anyone meditative about entering a manifestation to go
“I will be on house to assistance whoever wins a title. It’s something we will never regret.” (DB)