NationNews.com – Nearly a decade after the last show, a new franchise holder, Crown Events Inc, is recruiting Barbadian women between the ages 18 to 27 to represent the island on the international stage. National director Brian Green said this time around, however, the pageant would be staged with several changes, including a focus on transparency. “For the first time, we are doing open castings. Gone are the days where five people meet in a room with six people and four names get sent to the media,” he said during a media conference at Limegrove Lifestyle Centre, St James, yesterday. Read the full article here.
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Miss USA Live Finals Telecast: Sunday, June 5th at 4pm
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GMANetwork.com – It has only been a little less than five months since Filipina beauty queen Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach was crowned Miss Universe 2015 in United States, but the “most beautiful woman in the universe” has kept herself busy with the advocacies she’s pushing forward.
Pia, crowned in December, continues to be vocal about her desire to spread HIV/AIDS awareness around the world and end the stigma surrounding the disease/infection, as well as her fight for gender equality and women empowerment.
She is also active in supporting different causes for children and families struggling with poverty or diseases.
The beauty queen works with different organizations to push her advocacies forward, and in less than five months, she has been all around the world to promote the causes she believes in and continues to fight for.
Here are only some of Pia’s advocacy works—from Smile Train and Project Sunshine to Aid for AIDS and United Nations Women for Peace. Read the full article here.
People.com – After a nationwide search, the Miss Universe Organization has narrowed down the women vying for the 52nd Miss USA contestant spot – and now they are asking fans to vote for their favorites.
Women from around the country were invited to apply for a chance to take part in the competition along with the 51 women chosen by their states and the District of Columbia, and an expert judging panel have narrowed down the search to the 10 women they feel best embody Miss USA based on originality, personality and a web interview.