Event organisers, MALZ Promotions launched the 2017 edition of Miss Universe on June 8th, 2017 at Carbon Night Club, Airport City in Accra.
At the press launch, Miss Universe Ghana National Director, Mrs Menaye Donkor Muntari, stated at that preparations are underway for an elaborate and exciting event.
“Representing Ghana in the Miss Universe competition is such an important honour for a young woman especially this year as Ghana celebrated 60 years of independence. The Miss Universe competition provides a platform to showcase to the world the best of Ghana- our beauty, style, fashion, culture, and brilliance,” says Mrs. Muntari, an entrepreneur and philanthropist who won the Miss Universe Ghana title in 2004 and went on to represent Ghana at Miss Universe in Quito, Ecuador.
“The Miss Universe Ghana 2017, which has coincided with Ghana @ 60 will truly be a celebration of Ghana! We are excited to showcase history, art, music, textiles, and fashion from all regions of the country. Additionally, the questions we ask contestants will be relevant to issues and their solutions related to the country. I have waited over 12 years for this opportunity to produce Miss Universe Ghana and I aim to utilise my network and resources for an unforgettable event and celebration of Ghana,” adds Menaye Donkor.
Applications are being accepted now for review by a panel. The application process is simple. Prospective applicants must complete and submit the entry form on the official Miss Universe Ghana Pageant website www.missuniverseghanaorg.com.
Applications are open to Ghanaian women living in Ghana and throughout the Diaspora between the ages of 18 and 28 years, who will be eligible to compete for the ultimate chance to represent Ghana in the global competition.
The women who compete in the Miss Universe competition must embody the modern, global aspiration for the potential within all women. The Miss Universe Ghana team believes that this is what true beauty personifies.
Miss Universe is an annual international beauty pageant held over a three week period in a selected host country. Each participating country hosts a competition to crown a winner that will then go on to represent her country in the international competition.
The 25th Miss Universe Ghana competition has been scheduled for 2nd September 2017 in Accra.
By: Kwame Dadzie/citifmonline.com/Ghana