With the success it chalked in 2013 after taking over the Miss Ghana franchise from Media Whiz Kids, Exclusive Event headed by former Miss Ghana beauty queen, Miss Inna Patty in a media interaction today stated that, Miss Ghana 2013 will commence on May 30.
During last year’s event, three separate auditions were held for the wannabe queens. The 10 regions were demarcated into three Belts; the Northern Belt which was made up of Northern Region, Upper West and Upper East; the Middle Belt, which comprised of the Ashanti, Brong Ahafo and Eastern regions, and Southern Belt, which was made up of the Greater Accra, Volta, Western and Central regions.
This year, few changes have been made to the event. However, the brand will still maintain a nationwide appearance through various activities that will take all the finalists back into the other regions of Ghana to get closer to potential contestants.
According to Inna Patty, the change in the format is due to strict schedules and some exciting developments which will be made public on the day of the launch of this year’s event. She reiterated the fact that, the new changes is to make the event interesting and appealing.
The national audition in Accra will take place at Travel Express Hotel, behind the Gulf House, near the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange for three days commencing on Thursday May 30 to Saturday June 1. The auditions are expected to be grueling and competitive as usual.
Due to the schedules of the Miss World finals in Indonesia, the national event will be held in July to allow the current queen, Naa Okailey Shooter enough time to prepare and also crown her successor before the world event.
On the issue of prizes for the winners, Miss Patty said “Winners will still get cash rewards, products from sponsors and paid-holiday trips for three winners, internship and branding opportunities with sponsors, donors and partners.”
“Our scholarship scheme which was instituted last year and available for two contestants who are able to meet Benedict College University’s criteria for selection still exist.”
Miss Photogenic for last year’s event, Miss Precious Kyei Bonsu who is making waves as a radio presenter, news anchor and assistant morning show producer at Ultimate Radio in Kumasi will co-host the Miss Ghana TV series.
Miss Ghana is a leading pageant, national in character and internationally recognized with a tradition that stretches over five decades.
Ladies, this is how to register: Audition forms are available at all Fidelity Bank branches nationwide for GHC50.00 only. You then take the filled registration forms and deposit slip with you to the auditions…