Yadira is La Cabana’s New 2011 Carnival Queen

La Cabana Beach & Racquet Club staged an elaborate Carnival event in the Chit Chat Café including an artistic Masquerade Contest, and an entertaining Queen Election.

The Masquerade Contest was judged by three resort guests who were invited to the Chit Chat Café. Each of the resort’s department submitted an entry and the winners, the decorators of the Food & Beverage Department received a fun prize.

The Queen Election candidates: Nazima, Danielle, Maureen, Undina, Rita and Magdalena represented various resort departments, and following an animated contest Yadira Brito, of the Housekeeping department snatched the crown demonstrating her spirit of Carnival, dancing, movin’ and groovin’.

Prins Jason, of recreation and Pancho Joshua of the Front Office who were crowned earlier in the hour, helped pick and present the winning queen in the traditional Prins & Pancho dance around the candidates.

Emceed by talented Alberto Groeneveldt, the party at the Chit Chat Café also brought the reign of Queen Alexandra Werleman of the PBX to conclusion, as she gave up her crown for incoming Queen Yadira.

General Manager Joe Najjar and his crew thanked Alexandra for all her contributions as an outstanding resort representative, having attended all events and given of her time generously, as the resort’s unforgettable 2010 Carnival Queen.