Freetown, SIERRA LEONE – In a dazzling event that showcased grace, talent, and determination, Bea Sarafina emerged victorious as Miss Freetown 2023.
The newly crowned beauty queen expressed her overflowing gratitude in a heartfelt message during the thank-you message segment of the pageant.
Sarafina reflected on her journey, describing it as a roller-coaster of emotions marked by challenges, triumphs, and unforgettable moments. From the decision to step onto the stage, she was driven by a passion to make a difference and represent her Central Community with grace and purpose.
Acknowledging the pivotal role of her family, friends, and loved ones, Sarafina credited their unwavering support as her guiding light. Their belief in her lifted her in moments of self-doubt, and their encouragement propelled her forward with unwavering determination.
She specifically thanked her manager, coach, costume designer (Sidiq Closet), and makeup designer (Zain Fashion House and Dazzy Makeover), recognizing their incredible contributions to her success.
Addressing her fellow contestants, Sarafina praised their intelligence, talent, and determination, expressing gratitude for the friendships formed during the competition.
She highlighted the profound meaning of sisterhood that had been demonstrated throughout the pageant.
In a nod to the organizers of the pageant, Sarafina thanked them for creating a platform that empowers women to showcase their talents, advocate for causes, and inspire others. She commended their dedication to empowering young women as truly remarkable.
Expressing the deepest gratitude to the judges, Sarafina promised to carry the title of Miss Freetown with pride and responsibility. She pledged to use her voice to amplify the voices of those who need to be heard, recognizing the honour bestowed upon her as a recognition of her potential.
Also, Sarafina emphasized that this victory was not hers alone but belonged to every woman who dared to dream big, fought for their place in the world, and never gave up on their aspirations. PSN/2/12/2023