In Jamaica news. Applications are now open for the Miss Jamaica UK 2013/14 beauty pageant to ladies of Jamaican heritage, aged 18-26! Founded in 1990 by June Daley, teacher, model and entrepreneur.
The Miss Jamaica UK contest has developed into the foremost beauty pageant in the country for girls of Jamaican heritage. The pageant is a launching pad for contestants, many of whom have gone on to forge successful careers in the UK and abroad, as doctors, lawyers, and in numerous other professions.
Contestants between the ages of 18 and 26 are groomed to participate in the pageant, and to represent themselves, and Jamaica, with pride and grace in the UK and around the world.
Winners of the pageant are given the prize of a trip to Jamaica to explore its rich culture, building their understanding of the island loved by so many. As ambassador for the contest the reigning Miss Jamaica UK is given the opportunity to meet leaders and other significant figures in Jamaican society, communicating the good works of the contest, and strengthening links between the island and the UK.
Jamaica’s Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Hon. Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, is patron of the Miss Jamaica UK beauty contest. A former model, Minister Grange was June Daley’s mentor when she entered the industry, and her inspiration to launch the pageant.
The contest has been a significant stepping stone for young women to enter pageants on the world stage. Numerous contestants in Miss Jamaica pageants worldwide have gone on to find success in Miss World and Miss Universe.
To enter: Email email@example.com and explain (200 words) why you should be the next ambassador. Visit missjamaicauk.com for further information or contact June Daley on 07958924575.