As the second edition of the first ever Regional and Cultural Beauty contest in Nigeria, Queen Moremi Pageant draws closer, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi has declared the Pageant form free for all Yoruba ladies between the ages of 18 and 25 years.
This event is part of an effort to promote the heritage of Queen Moremi Ajasoro of Ile-Ife, a Yoruba land heroine who according to history, delivered her race from enemies by sacrificing herself as a slave in order to learn the enemy’s war secrets.
She subsequently escaped and revealed war secrets to her people who as a result defeated the enemies in battle.
The Heritage Ambassador, Princess Ronke Ademiluyi said “For so long, we are constantly regaled with tales and exploits of the beautiful Queen Moremi and how she heroically ensured that the people of Ile-Ife were well protected against external aggressors. Her brave actions ensured that the sons and daughters of Ile-Ife, as well as the Royal House of O’odua. We have decided to organize the pageant to honor Ile-Ife and Yoruba’s most illustrious queen. The pageant is being organized not just for the pomp and flair associated with such events but to show the young ladies who are contesting for the crown, and the entire world how Queen Moremi lived an extraordinary life of service”
The pageant is open to ladies between the age of 18 and 25 years, must be 5.5 feet tall, must be able to speak Yoruba and English languages fluently and must have full or half Yoruba parentage.
The winner of the October competition would receive a sum of N5 million Naira, a car. Winner would also be a cultural ambassador to his imperial Majesty the Ooni of Ife and be part of his entourage when going on foreign trips.
To submit an entry for this pageant:
- Visit qmainternational.com to register
- Follow all Queen Moremi pageant social handles
Subscribe to Youtube page channel QMA Tv
- Do a minute creative video stating why you should be a contestant/winner
4.Upload your video on your page with hashtag QMA2017 and tag @qmainternational for a repost
- Tag friends and families to like your video in order to increase your chance of being chosen
Entry closes end of September.