Astana to host Miss Commonwealth 2018 beauty pageant final
A final of International Competition Miss Commonwealth 2018 will take place on July 27 at 7 p.m. at Kazmedia Ortalygy in Astana. It should be noted the such large scaled event will be held in Kazakhstan for the first time of 22 years.
19 beauties from 10 countries of the Commonwealth including Georgia, Ukraine, Lithuania ranging between the ages of 18 and 25 years arrived in Astana to take part in the Miss CIS 2018, BNews.kz correspondent has learnt from the press service of the Organizational Committee.
It should be noted Yerevan capital of Armenia hosted 2017 Miss CIS.
In the final, the participants will demonstrate national costumes, as well as dress in evening dresses. The exclusive show program will feature world-known stars, talented artists, and famous designers.
First of all, the contest is aimed at the development of tourism and culture in the country. The participants arrived in Astana a few days before the final. They, in order to be honored to represent their country, have been selected from several stages.
"During this time, they will have time to get acquainted with the traditions and customs of the Kazakh people, as well as visit the popular sights of Astana, take part in the jubilee celebrations and charity events," the organizers explained.
The guests have already visited Nurly Zhek children psychoneurological health centre and Burabay resort area.
It is expected the participants will hold a friendly match at "Astana-Arena" stadium.
Within the framework of the international contest, an official reception will be held at the Embassy of Armenia in Kazakhstan.
The contest "Miss CIS" is held annually, starting in 1996. Thus Yerevan capital of Armenia hosted Miss CIS in the 2017 year. This time in Astana, it will be held under the leadership and full organization of Velada, the international model agency represented by the general director Zarina Koptlevova, together with the founder of the contest the Knight of the Order "Honorary Citizen of the Eurasian Union" Nairi Mnatsakanyan.