Miss Earth Guyana is back and better than ever with the Grand Coronation scheduled for June 15, 2019 at the National Cultural Center; where a new Guyanese Earth Warrior will be crowned. The show will commence at 20:00 hrs with tickets to be purchased for $3000 & $2000 from the National Cultural Center or any Miss Earth Guyana Representatives. Miss Earth Guyana 2018 Xamiera Kippins’ will crown her successor, and that young woman will then go on to represent Guyana at Miss Earth 2019. Miss Earth Guyana 2019 will win one million dollars in cash and prizes.
The pageant this year, under the theme “Flora in Guyana” will see the young women representing flowers from all across Guyana as they advocate for the protection and preservation of the environment through their “Beauties For A Cause” Project. The stunning eight finalists competing for a chance to be Guyana’s 2019 representative to the annual Miss Earth Pageant are Amelia Bakhsh, Anessa Vansluytman, Faydeha King, Cintiana Harry, Kataina Phillips, Maricia Meusa, Phelicia Adams and Selena Guyadeen (read more about each finalist here https://missosologyguyana.org/2019/04/09/miss-earth-guyana-2019-finalits/).
The Miss Earth Guyana Organization is looking to crown the most beautiful women of the Guyana to serve as a role model; dedicated to uphold the advocacy to preserve and restore Mother Earth. Miss Earth is the largest environmental event in the world channeling the beauty pageant entertainment industry as an effective tool to promote environmental awareness. This year, Miss Earth Guyana National Finalists will be given a number of opportunities which include Educational Seminars focusing primarily on Green Education and Public Speaking, Eco-Tours to Fort Island, Madewini, Leguan and The Mangrove Restoration project, Pageant training and coaching by Jada’s Consultancy, among many other benefits. Leading up to the grand coronation on June 15, the eight delegates have thus far participated in a number of events including the Georgetown Seawalls Clean-up followed by a meet-and-greet. The delegates also visited the Ancient County of Berbice for another Clean Up session at the Number 63 Beach, along with a few public and sponsored appearances.
In additional, the finalists have already participated in three of the preliminary events; Recycle Fashion, Talent and Beauty for a Cause Presentation. During the Beauty for a Cause Presentation, the finalists were given the opportunity to pitch their environmental projects to a panel. This segment of the competition is the most important one where the winner automatically qualifies for a spot in the Top 4 for the pageant. As commonly known, “Beauties for a Cause” raises public awareness about environmental protection and social action to reduce climate change where the delegates of the pageant promotes “5Rs”, Re-think, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Respect. During the talent preliminary, Faydeha King emerged as the winner with Amelia Bakhsh and Phelicia Adams coming in at 2nd and 3rd respectively. The winner of the Recycle Fashion will be announced at the grand coronation on June 15.