Miss Bronx Puerto Rican Parade Reinado Pageants

(front, l-r) Pre-teen pageant winners first princess Arilya Hidalgo, queen Briana Perez, second princess Ciara Aviles and Infantil pageant winners second princess Jayleen Vazquez, queen Kayla Cordero and first princess Tatiana Ocasio with pageant judges and coordinators.
Photo by Miriam Quin

Our borough’s younger generation displayed their Puerto Rican pride at the Sunday, April 17 2016 Miss Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade Reinado Infantil and Miss Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade Reinado Pre-Teen pageants hosted the Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade, Inc. at the United Federation of Teachers. Miss Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade Reinado Infantil Pageant judges crowned Kayla Cordero as their queen, Tatiana Ocasio as first princess and Jayleen Vasquez as second princess. This year’s Miss Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade Reinado Pre-Teen Pageant winners were queen Briana Perez, first princess Arilya Hidalgo and second princess Ciara Aviles. To add to this extraordinary honor, Miss Coperacion trophies were awarded to Ocasio and Aviles; queens Perez and Cordero earned the Amistad awards; Cordero took home the Photogenic trophy and first place for best evening wear; Hidalgo won first place in the talent category; Vasquez won first place for evening wear infantil and Ocasio earned second place honors for talent, best evening gown as well as most sponsors and tickets sold. The highly decorated pageant royalty will continue their fairy tale princess dream by marching in the Sunday, June 5 30th Annual Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade up the Grand Concourse.

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