On Friday 17th April 2015, the stage will be set for one out of 15 beautiful ladies to be crowned as the next face of GI, in the 2015 edition of the beauty pageant.
The beauty pageant is organized by the SRC Women’s Commission who are in charge of women empowerment in the institution. The theme for the beauty pageant is to empower women entrepreneurship.
Auditions for the pageant was held on the 13th of March 2015 for 26 smart and intelligent ladies who delivered speeches, walked the runway to test their modelling skills, and also exhibited their talents in order to convince the judges that they deserved to progress to the next stage of the competition. They were also asked series of questions to test their level of intelligence. Amongst the judges were J Foley of 4syte TV and Y FM, Miss Belvy Ofori (Miss Tourism 2014), and Miss Iris Naa Amoah Mensa (women’s commissioner of NUGS).
After the auditions, 15 amongst the 26 ladies impressed the judges and qualified to the next stage.
Ahead of the grande finale, the ladies will be taken through a session of grooming which includes how to catwalk, speech delivery, walking in heels among others. Unlike other beauty pageants, the procedure for voting for your favourite contestant is by liking her picture on an instagram handle created by the organizers of the pageant for that purpose. Performances by Pappy Kojo (rapper and hip hop artist), dancers and other surprise artistes can be expected. Tickets for the event go for 30ghc for singles and 50ghc for couples. Its affordability is to allow everyone who wants to catch the excitement and entertainment of the grande finale, and to support their contestants, to be able to attend.