Over 1, 000 Pageants for Queen Moremi Ajasoro 2017 Auditions


After weeks of going through the thousands of applicatio­ns received for this year’s edition of the Queen Moremi Ajasoro (QMA) Beauty Pageant, all is now set for the series of auditions with over 1, 000 beauty queens penciled down for selection to feature in the grand finale.

According to the Ambassador of Queen Moremi Legacy, Princess Ronke Ademiluyi, who is coordinati­ng this second edition of the beauty contest initiated by the Ooni Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, as part of activities to preserve and promote the legacies of the legendary Ife queen, the cultural beauty contest, is now in its final lap with the release of the auditions dates.

“All auditions for QMA Nigeria 2017 will take place from Monday October 30 to Wednesday November 1, 2017 at the Kings Palace in Enuwa, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria,” disclosed Ademiluyi, who is also the Founder of Nigeria Fashion Week Lagos and London. “All registrant­s are required to come to Ife for a chance to win N5m investment fund, they must be prepared to travel to Ife for one day audition only,” she added.

She explained that contestant­s for the coveted crown would be given dates for auditionin­g in accordance with their registrati­on. This year’s audition will take a new shape as it will entail such sections as a two hour QMA Women Mentorship programme powered by the House of Oduduwa Foundation in collaborat­ion with the Internatio­nal Women's Society.

Besides the N5 million investment fund, winner of the beauty pageant, which grand finale is billed for Lagos in November, will also be an ambassador of the Ooni, as she will accompany the royal father on his trips and events in and outside the country while she is also expected to carry herself with dignity and expose the characters and legacies of QMA in both her candour and public outings.

Ademiluyi promised the contestant­s a good time at Ife as she informed that all logistics for a successful and eventful audition sessions have been put in place while advising the beauty queens to travel with all that they would require to contest for the crown, insisting that only the best and worthy queens both in character and learning, who meet with the high standard of the competitio­n would scale the hurdle.

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