Most contesters for women beauty pageant from Suli21/06/2012 13:09
SULI, June 21 (AKnews)- Some 44 women, most of them from Suli, have registered their names as candidates for the first women beauty pageant in the Kurdistan Region, due June 28.
Most of the women are from Suli, followed by candidates from Kirkuk province, said Sirwan Tofiq, who runs the Hala Erbil Festival.
Today onwards a committee will choose 12 candidates for the final contest next Thursday, according to Tofiq.
The beauty pageant is an episode in the festival which is intended to boost tourism in Kurdistan, in particular its capital, Erbil.
Tofiq added a committee of Lebanese experts will supervise the pageant and choose the 12 candidates depending on their age, languages they know, their academic certificates, the shape of their body, their intellectual level and some other criteria.
Agatha Wozniak, Miss Poland 2005, will also attend the ceremony.
By Sarbaz Saleh