Beginning June this year, Ghana will send a representative to the Mr. World male pageant.
Exclusive Events Ghana Limited (local franchisee holders, and representatives of the Mr. World office in Ghana, which is a division of the Miss World organization) today announced it has been granted the privilege of organizing the event in Ghana.
To kick off what would be a yearly activity, auditions will be held in Accra on April 26 at Mahogany Lodge, after which the contestants will take part in series of activities in the lead up to the final selection.
The activities will include but not limited to photo-shoots, Corporate Social Responsibility pitching, fitness and sports challenges, to determine a winner.
A formal announcement of the winner of Mr. World Ghana 2014 is intended for May 7 2014. This year’s winner will tentatively leave Accra by May ending ahead of the June 15 world finals in London.
Inna Maryam Patty, CEO, Exclusive Events Ghana says, “We are excited at the opportunity to once again pioneer and lead a novelty in Pageants in Ghana.
“We are inspired by the trust reposed in us by the Mr. World Organization, and are hopeful of not only pulling a successful maiden edition but choosing a worthy winner to complement our recent feat at the Miss World stage.”
Audition forms are selling for GHS 50 at the Labone offices of Exclusive Events.
Contestants must be between the ages of 17 to 27 and Ghanaian. He must be articulate and proficient in both a local language and international language. A tertiary level of education is preferable and must be current on world events. He must have a lean physique and must not be bulky, handsome, and eloquent, talented and be photogenic.
Would-be-applicants must also be willing to do community/corporate social responsibility work during their reign.
Prizes and other details for the maiden edition would be announced at a subsequent date, says Exclusive Events Ghana Limited.
By: Kojo Akoto Boateng/citifmonline/Ghana