Miss World gets 'best ever' homecoming, say organisers


At the airport: Miss World, Kaiane Aldorino, greeting her fellow Gibraltarians
At the airport:Miss World, Kaiane Aldorino, greeting her fellow Gibraltarians

Showered with confetti and affection in Main Street
Showered with confetti and affection in Main Street

At the Piazza:Massive crowds turn out to celebrate
At the Piazza: Massive crowds turn out to celebrate
On the balcony
On the balcony

by PANORAMA reporter
The new Miss World, Kaiane Aldorino, was given a rapturous welcome on return to the Rock yesterday. Several thousands people waving the red and white Gibraltar flag jam-packed the John Mackintosh square. "I am thrilled," she told the crowd from a balcony in the City Hall.

"I knew it would be a big welcome, but not that big," she said.

Earlier, when driven through the Main Street to cheering crowds, she felt "on top of the world."

The parade through Main Street, in an open top car, took her from Casemates to the City Hall via Cathedral Square. The parade was preceded by the band of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment.

A spokesman for the Miss World organisation, in Gibraltar for Kaiane's homecoming, said: "We've never had a welcome like Gibraltar's. It's the most special home-coming ever."

Prior to her appearance at the balcony, Francis Chipolina sang the ever-popular 'Llevame Donde Naci',followed by Nathan Payas singing the Gibraltar anthem.

Kaiane told the massive crowd that she was 'very proud'.

"Dreams can come true," she added.





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