The Miss India contest held in Mauritius is to promote the beauty, richness and Indian culture. It is an initiative of Miss India Pageant Mauritius Limited. "Miss India Mauritius presents itself as a springboard for Mauritian girls, but of Indian origin, to promote Indian culture on a global platform. So, which one will be crowned Miss India Mauritius Island represent the Miss India Worldwide in April, "says Shalinee Peerthy, National Director of the organizing company.
The contest is open to Mauritian girls aged between 17 and 26 years. In addition to being of Indian origin, they must also have ideal measurements and have a good general knowledge of the culture and tradition of India. Those under 18 must have parental permission.
The first hearing which took place on Saturday received a positive response, according to interlocutor of Defi Media. Thirty participants from various parts of the island are presented between 10 and 14 hours. A second hearing is scheduled for Friday, March 22, still at Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebony, from 16 hours.
Then, ten finalists will be selected for the final of Miss India Mauritius. It will take place on March 29. The contestants parade in Indian outfits and evening. They must also demonstrate their talent in front of a jury.
"The contest will be held April 20 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Miss India Mauritius remained there for ten days, "said Shalinee Peerthy. Namely Sachin Sagar and Sanjeet Boolell are respectively director of photography and director of "Fashion & Coordination" for the event.