Exclusive Events Ghana, organisers of Miss Ghana beauty pageant, together with selected judges and personalities, have hit the road to scout for contestants for this year’s competition.
As indicated by C.E.O of Exclusive Events, Mariam Inna Patty, this year’s contest will see the team travel to all 10 regions of Ghana to select the most qualified ladies for the pageant.
The cross-sectional approach of selecting the ladies has been necessitated by calls for a multicultural representation on the Miss Ghana stage.
The crew makes its first stop in the capital city of the Northern Region, Tamale on Thursday, August 10. The auditions will come off at the Global Dream Hotel.
Joy News’ Doreen Avio, who is also the host of the Miss Ghana@60 Diaries, is with the team and reports of the warm reception they received from leaders and people of Tamale.
According to her, the team paid a courtesy call on the Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed who was so excited to see the delegation in the region.
The Minister noted that the Region’s high poverty, illiteracy and their location are a disadvantage, especially to the youth because they make it very difficult for them participate in a lot of entertainment programs.
He acknowledged that the Miss Ghana pageant gives people the opportunity to participate and also get the exposure to learn from others.
Mr Saeed pledged his support for the pageant and hopes the queen for the 60th anniversary of the beauty competition, will come from the Northern Region.
Miss Ghana@ 60 Train will make a stop in Bolgatanga, the capital of the Upper East Region of Ghana for the second phase of the auditions. Ladies in Bolgatanga will have their turn to impress the judges on August 13, 2017, at the Akayet Hotel.
Royal Cozy Hotel in Jirapa Dubai, Wa, will host the Upper West auditions on August 15, 2017, while Royal Park in Kumasi will be the venue for the auditions on August 18, 2017, in Ashanti Region, with Brong Ahafo having its turn on the August 21 at the Eusbett Hotel in Sunyani.
Hotel Freden in Koforidua will host the auditions for Eastern Region on August 23, 2017, with the Volta Region having a go on August 25 at the Sky Plus Hotel.
Best Western Hotel in Takoradi and Samrit Hotel in Cape Coast will handle the auditions for Western and Central Regions on August 28 and August 30 respectively.
The regional auditions would be climaxed in Accra on September 1, 2017, at the Holiday Inn, Airport for Greater Accra Region.