The history of beauty and brains contest can be traced to when Mrs. Grace Tinuke Oyelude emerged as the first beauty Queen in 1957. As at the moment, we now have more than 100 beauty Queens and contests which creates opportunities for Nigerian Ladies to build their career in the Modelling Industry, make an impact in their regions and project positive image of their culture to the world. As 2017 is rounding off, here are some of the beauty pageant to look out for:
MISS TOURISM OGUN
AGL Technologies, organizers of one of Ogun State Biggest Pageant; Miss Tourism Ogun Nigeria has tossed the theme for the 3rd edition of her beauty pageant as ‘THE HERITAGE Edition”.
The edition is promised to be power-packed, to celebrate Ogun State rich enthusiasm and cultural aesthetics as well as values.
According to the organizers, the edition is open to young Nigerian females between the ages of 17 and 27, who are at least 5ft tall and above.
More so, the edition of the pageant will crown 3 queens; Miss Tourism Ogun Nigeria, Miss Tourism Ogun Nigeria Culture and Miss Tourism Ogun Nigeria Arts.
MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN REMO
The search is on for the Most Beautiful Girl in Remo 2017, season 2, tagged “THE PEARL EDITION”. Early July this year, when the organizers announced the arrival of The Pearl Edition, they revealed that the pageant is open to all female Nigerians between the ages of 16-27years old from any tribe who appreciate inter-cultural relationship and are culture oriented.
The Pearl edition form is free.
Here is the chance for you to go on a trip to Dubai as Global Exposure Events and Parties calls for the audition for the next Arewa Ogun.
The organizers of Arewa Ogun on the 21st of August announced the arrival of Arewa Ogun 2017/2018 contest. The contest according to the organizers is for ladies between the ages of 18 and 24, who school in Ogun State or native of Ogun State residing in and out of the state.
The addition of this contest has been slated for December 2017.
As Ilaro Orona Day is fast approaching, so is the Beauty Pageant Contest tagged SISI ILARO is around the corner.
Sisi Ilaro is a contest for all female indigenes of Ilaro to showcase the value of their homeland to the world.
The Beauty contest usually takes place during the Ilaro Orona Day as part of its activities. This year Ilaro Orona Day is coming up by November which would also crown another Queen to represent the town.
MISS CAMPUS SOUTH-WEST NIGERIA
DDMC Model Management and Solfar Links, organizers of Miss Campus South West Nigeria have announced the arrival of the acclaimed Biggest Campus Beauty Pageant in Sub Sahara Africa (MCSWN) Season II.
The season II is to scout for the talented, intelligent and beautiful ladies that will be competing for the Grand prize of Miss Campus South West Nigeria Beauty Pageant 2017/2018. The contest which the registration is free is open for all Institutes in Ogun, Lagos, Oyo, Osun, Ondo, and Ekiti. MCSWN is powered by Shrubz Multimedia.
The audition date is slated for Saturday, September 9th, 2017.
MISS PETITE NIGERIA
Miss Petite Nigeria contest, with no height barrier, has declared the arrival of 2017 edition of the contest.
MPN is a unique beauty pageant which has been introduced to redefine beauty by giving average height ladies an equal chance to showcase their beauty, talents and intelligence to the world. This contest which was established to bridge the gap between the tall beautiful young ladies and their shorter colleagues is in town again for Nigerians within 18 and 26 years of age.
Interested persons must possess the height range of 5ft, 6 and below.
QUEEN MOREMI PAGEANT
The Ojaja the 2nd, Ooni of Ife Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has announced plans to support the second edition of the Moremi Pageant.
According to Ooni, the second edition serves as a way to immortalize the late Moremi in a more ways and promote the heritage of Moremi Ajasoro, who held sway as queen of Ife in the 12th century.
The edition which is said to be open for ladies between the ages 18 to 25year old is also for those that are of Yoruba heritage and able to communicate in Yoruba and English fluently.
It was gathered that the competition is a set to take place in October as his imperial majesty has paid for forms which cover first 100 ladies.
The winner is said to go home with a brand new car with #1.5m as well as wardrobe allowance every month.
MISS AFRICA CALABAR
Miss Africa Calabar is one of the beauty pageants established in recently.
The pageantry which is set up to empower African women and promote their diverse cultures through competition, this is another contest Nigerian Ladies should look out for as this year runs out. Ladies within the approved age range are allowed to register and participate in the contest designed for women in Africa. The pageant which is the Season II of its kind is set to hold at Calabar.
MISS CAMPUS DIVA
360 Media and dblockanny, organizers of Miss Campus Diva has launched her 2017 Beauty Contest campaign. This season which is the 4th contest is said to put a stop to drug trend among the youths. It is a contest to educate and entertain Nigerians. Its audition is coming up in all institutions in the four geopolitical zones in Ogun State (Remo, Ijebu, Yewa and Egba).