Media Whizz Kids name 20 finalists for Miss Ghana
Accra, Sept. 8, GNA – The Management of Media Whizz Kids,
organizers of the Miss Ghana and National Dance Championship
events, on Tuesday announced 20 beauty pageants chosen to
contest for this year’s ‘Miss Ghana’ crown.
The finalists, 2 representing each of the 10 regions in the
country, were selected based on public votes and
recommendations of judges for the contest.
Speaking to journalists to announce the 20 chosen beauty
queens in Accra, Mr Christopher Adamah, Managing Director of
Media Whizz Kids (MWK) Limited, said it was the aim of his
organization to produce a Ghanaian beauty queen to win the
Miss World event in three years’ time.
He expressed the hope that the expected donors and media
support would help MWK achieve the aim.
He said Ghanaians would be treated to a spectacular world
class event garnished with ‘soul searching music’,
breathtaking stage performances and stage craft that would
leave the audience spell-bound at this year’s beauty
“We want to give the Ghanaian audience value for money, but
we also have to think about a reasonable price for the
ticket and announce later,” he said.
Mr Adamah wished the 20 contestants the best in their
endeavours and encouraged those who could not make it to the
final stage to reapply to participate in the event next
The contestants include Sherifa Simdi Amadu, Khalida
Luqman(representing the Upper West Region), Ayishetu Dauda,
Jennifer Walenkaki(from the Upper East), Kelly Esther Adamu
and Ruwaida Ibrahim(Northern Region) as well as Kristy Baaba
Baiden and Lucia Naa Adjeikai Lomo(Greater Accra).
Others are Priscilla Asare, Christina Amponsah Darko
(Greater Accra Region), Dela Kumashie and Mimi Areme (Volta
Region), Evelyn Acheampong and Obaa Hemaa Nana Yaa Kyeraa
from the Ashanti Region.
The rest are Erica Maria Awini, Gifty Senam
Gebu-Mensah(Brong Ahafo Region), Sheila Dansowa Elegba,
Peace Gawn-Mensah(Central Region), Fanda Mustapha and Alicia
Osei Tutu from the Western Region.
MWK, the original franchise owners of the Miss Ghana Beauty
pageant contest, has taken over the organization of the
event from the Sparrow Productions.
MWK launched the Miss Ghana and the National Dance
Championship events on the 3rd of June 2009, and the
organizers toured the 10 regions where 30 beauty contestants
were pre-selected to be subjected for a public vote.
The voting system which was managed by the Mobile
Content.Com Ghana Limited, a private company, saw 20
contestants selected to represent the 10 regions at the 2009
Miss Ghana beauty contest slated to take place on Saturday,
26th September 2009 at the Accra International Conference
The winner of the ultimate prize is expected to represent
Ghana at the ‘Miss World’ event next year.