The globally renowned pageant being staged in Nigeria for the first time will hold on Thursday December 19 at Eko Hotel & Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos by 6pm.
On Friday December 13th, a fashion show which showcased the contestants took place at Porsche Center, Akin Adesola, Victoria Island.
This year, Nigeria will be the host for the prestigious event.
Some of the world’s most beautiful women from over 60 countries across all the continents are expected to converge in Lagos for a series of activities leading up to the finale event; including talent auditions, swimsuit contest, fashion show and charity ball amongst other activities.
Contestants are from Canada, Germany, England and Italy. Others include Miss Namibia, Miss Phillipines, Miss Scotland and Miss Sweden. Miss Switzerland, Miss Uganda, Miss Venezuela and Miss South Africa will also be contesting, alongside many others from various countries.
Project Director, Ethel Okosun says Exquisite Face Of The Universe is a powerful vehicle to effectively showcase Nigeria to the world, “ It’s evident that Nigeria has grown in tremendous leaps and bounds, in all spheres, during the past few years. This makes it an ideal platform to enhance the global appeal of the Exquisite Face Of The Universe pageant which is a powerful tool in selling Nigeria effectively to both participating and non-participating countries around the world.”
The Exquisite Face of the Universe pageant has become one of the biggest beauty pageants to reckon with in Africa and will see Nigeria hosting 60 international ambassadors all contesting for the Exquisite Face of The Universe crown on December 19, 2013.
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