The 2012 edition of the Miss Malaika Ghana reality series select its 10 final delegates on Friday August 17 at a highly anticipated mini-finale. Scheduled to come off at the GH-One Studios in Accra, the mini-finale will be the last stop for 10 of the 20 delegates who have been going through the coveted ‘Maliaka Finishing School’.
The finishing school, which is one of the new additions to this year’s series, saw the 20 delegates taking part in several educational and grooming sessionsis most essential because the Malaika Queen becomes an instant public figure who could be called upon to give an address at any time.
They were also taken through personal grooming lessons and social etiquette by Kay Bentsi-Enchill while Abrantie and Praba cosmetics took the ladies through sessions on hair and make-up applications among others.
Hamamat Montia, who since her winning Miss Malaika 2006 launched a very successful international modeling career, spent some good quality time teaching the ladies some runway skills to ensure they place their best foot forward at the semi-finals on Friday. The lessons were topped off with a visit by some past Malaika Queens who spoke to the ladies on what to expect as a Queen and how to carry one’s self in public.
Sponsored by Lux beauty soap, KIA by Rana Motors, UB hair relaxer, Air Namibia Dark &Lovely body lotion, the 20 delegates who will be competing for the top spots are: Ama Ampofo, Rashida Ibrahim, Regina Anne V-Helvert, Anita Bukky Olu, Sonia Leeyen, Eunice Anani and Emmanuella Enyonam Dotse.
The rest are Bernice Quaye, Frances Ackles, Edlyn Nuno, Aisha Walon, Adwoa Nyarko Kagya, Efua Orleans-Lindsay, Jennifer Okailey, Rosemary Anima Awusu, Sadia Sanusi, UduakAbasi Onwioduokit, Bridget Sharon Cofie, Sheila Okyere and Faith Ayeh.
The competition is expected to be most exciting and challenging for the delegates who have to impress the general public and the Judges on both beauty of face and figure as well as on their intellectual abilities through specific presentations on the day.
The general public is still encouraged to support their favourite delegate to make it through to the next stage by voting for them on the short code 1757 as well liking them on the social media platforms www.facebook/missmalaikaghana or on www.twitter/MissMalaikaGH
One can catch the series on GH-One on Sunday at 8PM.