Miss World 2011 storms Ghana on May 19
5/7/2012 7:56:49 PM -
Accra, 7th May 2012 - The world's most beautiful lady Ivian Sarcos, 22, winner of the 2011 edition of the most prestigious beauty pageant on earth, Miss World, is set to visit Ghana from the 19th to the 23rd of May.
Accompanying Sarcos, who hails from the Southern American country of Venezuela, is a full entourage of the Miss World team including the first and second runner ups from the Philippines and Puerto Rico, Miss World Europe, Chairman and Chief Executive of the Miss World organization Julia Morley, and some members of the international press among others.
This historic visit by the reigning Miss World forms part of plans by the Miss World organization to support winners of the beauty with a purpose award. This is an honour to contestants who have made real differences in the lives of people in their countries; especially those of underprivileged children. Miss Ghana 2010, Stephanie Karikari, was a joint winner of the award at the Miss World 2011 event.
Miss Ghana 2010, Stephanie Karikari, seeks to build a state of the art nursery for a day care facility at Ayalolo. This is to help the children at Sodom and Gomorrah slum in the Central Business District of Accra.
A charity Ball will be held on the 22nd of May 2012 at the Banquet Hall, State House to help raise funds for Miss Ghana 2010, Stephanie Karkari's nursery project. During this exclusive and special event, the Miss Ghana 2012 pageant will be launched. Limited tickets are available for just 400 guests. To make a purchase, call 0302 763986 or 0246302325.
The Miss World Team will also pay courtesy calls on very important personalities in and outside the capital, Accra. In addition, they will visit some important tourist attraction sites.
'We're going to Ghana to work on a project there and I know that she's a down-to-earth person and she won't be afraid to get her hands dirty,' Miss World Chairman and Chief executive Julia Morley, has told news agency AFP.
'I want to carry on doing the wonderful work that Beauty with a Purpose and the Miss World organization does and to help people in need,' Ivian Sarcos also told the AFP.
'I want to help 'people like me' - other orphans,' she added.
Exclusive Events Ghana, organizers of the Miss Ghana pageant have said everything has been put in place to ensure a successful visit.
'We are ready to host them. This is a historic visit, which must be celebrated to the fullest. Together, we can make it happen, and we know that just as Stephanie was able to make us proud, the team will leave here with fond memories,' Inna Patty, M.D, Exclusive Events Ghana says.
Ivian Sarcos and her team will leave Accra on the 23rd of May.
Miss Ghana 2012 is an Exclusive Events Ghana event, and supported by Manet Properties, Ghandour Cosmetics, Africa Cola, Ederick Ghana Limited, FC Skin & Beauty Klinik, Special Ice Mineral Water, Accents& Arts, TT Brothers, International Energy Insurance (IEI), Edern Security, Intercom Programming & Manufacturing Company Limited (IPMC) and Total Fitness Health Club.