ELEVEN contestants who will compete for the crown of Miss Ghana UK have been unveiled as finalists for this year’s edition which comes off in September.
The young ladies who are medical students, nurses, pharmacists, social care, mental health, creative creators among others were selected based on appearance, eloquence, composure, walk etc.
They are, Joycelin Akosua Serwaa Agyei-Kyem, 20, Beryl Daisy Kukuah Afful, 26, Eunice Maame Adwoa Boatemaa Adu-Poku, 26, Lourdes Nana Achiaa Agyeman, 21 and Yvette Abelle Abena Dede Tettey, 28.
The rest are, Glenda Nana Adwoa Serwaa Gaspard,23, Esmeraldah Emaah Afiyoh Nague,20, Abigail Dodo Kabirou, 23, Manella Ann Awini, 26, Maddalena Happy Nana Yaa Nkansah, 22 and Margherita Melody Nana Adwoa Boatemaa Oppong,23.
Under the theme Empowering Young Women, 30 years of Miss Ghana UK the Yaa Asantewaa Edition, this year’s event focuses on beauty, elegance, tradition, culture, and ambition.
Speaking to the co- Director of Miss Ghana UK, Ms Mavis Osei, she noted “We are looking forward to a fantastic show for our 30th anniversary. We are introducing a number of new activities for the contestants which will be showcased on the night and through their journey."she said.
Miss Ghana UK is an annual beauty pageant held in the UK. It is also the longest-running Black and Ethnic minority pageant in the UK.
It is supported by Ghana High Commission UK and Ireland, Ministry of Tourism, Art and Culture (Ghana), Ghana Tourism Authority, Made-in-Ghana, Desire UK and Akwaaba UK.
Over the years, the event has established itself as a leading platform that promotes women empowerment and Ghana by showcasing the rich Ghanaian Culture, tradition and tourism to the rest of the world.