Miss Carnaval Miami Casting Call Fiesta 1/22/11

The Kiwanis Club of Little Havana along with Miss Yip Chinese Café Present the Miss Carnaval Miami Casting Call Fiesta
Saturday, January 22, 12pm-4pm
Miss Yip Chinese Café
900 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33132

The lauded annual competition invites young Bilingual women to reach for their goals and audition for an opportunity to be the Ambassador of Carnaval Miami Festival.

On January 22, 2011, the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana will be hosting a casting call at Miss Yip Chinese Café’s new Downtown locale for young ladies between the ages of 16 – 25 for the Miss Carnaval Miami pageant, the kick-off event to the annual Carnaval Miami series of events in March. From 12-4pm, enjoy music by DJ Ethics while savoring on some Dim Sum and other Chinese snacks. The new outpost boasts a full liquor bar and offers an array of signature cocktails including Lychee Martinis and Mojitos, Madame Ming, Big Bamboo, China Breeze, Shanghai Martinis & more.

The competition is geared towards educated, professional aspiring bilingual young women who will represent the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana during their largest fund-raiser of the year. Education is the main objective building up to the final competition. Miss Carnaval Miami has a twenty-nine year history of presenting vibrant, intelligent and articulate young women in the USA, and past winners have moved on to rewarding careers in many different industries. Miss Carnaval Miami now reigns over all the activities of Carnaval Miami ending with Calle Ocho.

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Carnaval Miami draws over 1.5 million people in its ten-day duration and is the largest party in the Hispanic Market – a festival that brings community spirit and promotes tourism to the Greater Miami area. During ten events every February and beginning of March, the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana host a grand party with events full of color, Latin music and jazz, international foods for the enjoyments of residents and tourists alike. Concerts, sports, culinary competitions, galas, an upscale Latin Jazz festival and the culmination of it all – Calle Ocho, Carnaval Miami’s marquee event. For more information, please visit www.carnavalmiami.com.

Founded in 1975, The Kiwanis Club of Little Havana’s vision is to form future leaders and productive citizens through education; leading the way to a brighter tomorrow by assisting the financially underserved Hispanic children and youth of Miami Dade County with their educational and recreational needs. For more information, please visit www.kiwanislittlehavanafoundation.org.

Renowned for serving up Hong Kong style cuisine, Miss Yip debuts its second outpost, a 4,000 square foot space at 900 Biscayne Bay in Downtown Miami. Catering to VIPs, locals and visitors alike, the Chinese eatery introduces a new chef, revamped menu and updated look along with an expansive outdoor terrace, full liquor bar and inexpensive valet parking. Miss Yip also offers the emerging neighborhood delivery spanning the majority of Biscayne Boulevard, from the Rickenbacker Causeway to Midtown Miami.