After weeks of grills and drills from the scouting judges; exciting mini contests and painful evictions, the crowning moment for Miss Universe Ghana 2018 is set for Saturday, September 15, at what promises to be a swanky event slated for the five-star Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.
Ten lucky and pretty belles selected from a large bevy of beauties who registered for this year’s contest will walk, talk and do all they can to get positive ticks from the judges at Saturday ’s grand finale. The 10, who will be representing the 10 regions of Ghana will be expected to display a high level of intelligence and eloquence. They must also show that they are well-mannered and cultured at every stage of the contest.
According to the organisers, the qualities that they have tried over the past weeks to instill in the contestants will be on full display, come Saturday,
Though all 10 contestants have proven throughout the competition to be intelligent, physically fit and strikingly beautiful, only one will be crowned at the show, which starts at 7pm prompt.
Talented young artiste, King Promise is on the bill and has promised patrons nothing but a spirited performance, while captivating singer, Adina Thembi pledges to add more sugar to the potpourri of hit songs lined up to spice up the night.
Ashanti Region: Michealina Mary Stampoulous Dankwa will represent the Ashanti Region. She is 20 years old and a level 400 student of Gh Media School. “I love cooking, reading and music.
My concept of beauty goes beyond one’s outward and physical appearance. The inner being is very important to me,” she said.
Brong Ahafo Region: Akpene Diata Hoggar is a model, blogger and entrepreneur. She aspires to become a global change agent. “I’m a firm believer in the youth as a catalyst for economic growth”. “Beauty represents diversity, confidence in one’s capabilities and a passion to serve through leadership,” she stressed.
Central Region: Pascalina Nuamah Yeboah is 24 years, and holds a Diploma in Basic Education (French option) from Mount Mary College of Education.
Pascalina loves swimming, listening to music, watching movies and volunteering to teach children during her free time. For her, “Beauty is what comes from within. Beauty is patience, beauty is tolerance, beauty gives hope to others and beauty puts smiles on the faces of others”.
Eastern Region: Daisy Obeng Nkansah, 24, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from KNUST. Her interests are reading, writing, exploring new, creative, inspiring and educative ventures, and surfing the internet. Her idea of beauty is people’s inherent ability to leave a positive mark in the lives of other people they contact in their daily lives, not only with a pretty face and smile, but a great and lingering personality as well.
Greater Accra Region: Gifty Nyamekye Quansah, says she is a tenacious woman with a big heart and loving personality. “It is my dream to be the next Miss Universe Ghana Queen to make my country proud on the international platform. I want to be a Management Consultant in the near future. I am inspired and motivated by the hardwork and dedication of the ant despite its stature and life conditions. I don’t believe in luck I believe in hard work”. She said she believes that beauty is an abstract and physical appreciation of God’s art which is usually highlighted by a moral test.
Northern Region: Anita Sampana, 25, a university graduate with Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology. “I love to give and help find solutions to problems. I am a good team leader and team player.” “Beauty to me is a personality. I think it is a personality because it is a perceptual experience of pleasure and satisfaction. Although the outward look makes a percentage of beauty, it also encompasses attitude, intelligence and demeanour. Beauty knows no race nor status”.
Upper East Region: Naa Yemotiokor Odoi is a 23 year old past student of the School of Social work. She describes herself as a philanthropist and hopes to reach out to vulnerable people across the world.
“Beauty is not only a definition of curves covered in good skin or complexion but also intelligence with a heart to empathise with others and also help solve problems in society”.
Upper West Region: Silvia Naa Morkor Commodore is a second year Radford University College student studying Business Administration. She loves research and aspires to inspire young ladies to be the best they can ever be. “For me, beauty transcends physical qualities. It is a combination of qualities both internally and externally that reveals a sense of inner joy and happiness.”
Volta Region: Regina Afiba Dadzie, 21, is a former student of Alliance Française and is currently the Human Resource Officer for the Models Artistic Alliance Organisation. “Beauty is based on intelligence, grace, politeness, charisma, intergrity, elegance and physical attractiveness”
Western Region: Vanesa Tekor Akuetteh is a budding paralegal, a model and a “highlight enthusiast”.
“I consider myself to be an outspoken young woman and very optimistic. My perception of beauty is a unique feeling that we can inspire in others or even in ourselves and that others can inspire in us”.
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It will be live on Joy Prime TV.