Rwanda’s most respected beauty pageant dubbed Miss Rwanda is slated to start its auditions for 2016, in the Northern Province on 9th January 2016.
The first audition will take place at Virunga Hotel in Musanze and later proceedto all provinces of the country.
During the preliminary auditions, the first five contestants from four provinces and Kigali City will be picked and thereafter take part in the national pageant.
Five contestants to take part in the national pageant will be selected. Time to arrive at the venue for beauty queens is 12:00 PM. The auditions will begin at 2:00 PM.
Contestants willing to participate in this year’s Miss Rwanda can still apply online through the Miss Rwanda Website (http://missrwanda.rw/)
To contest, one has to have a height of at least 1.7 meters, weighing between 45 kg to 70 kg & aged between 18 and 24 years.
Contestants must be fluent in Kinyarwanda & either English or French. Crowned Miss Rwanda to live in Rwanda during her reign.
Beyond beauty, the panel of judges will also determine brains and culture. Contestants have to be knowledgeable on current affairs & culture
Contestants will be interviewed by a panel of judges. Most questions will rotate around general knowledge, style and culture.
This year’s theme is ‘Beauty, Brains and Culture’. The auditions will move to Rubavu on Sunday, for the Western Province Pre-selection.
The winner for this year’s Miss Rwanda beauty pageant will walk away with a brand new Suzuki Swift 2015 model, and a monthly salary of Rwf800, 000.