MBGN 2019 PRESS CONFERENCE took place on the 25th of April at the Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island. This was geared towards the 2019 Mbgn as important information was discussed. Find Below the official Press Statement of the Vice President of the Silverbird Group, Chairman of the Office of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Mr. Guy Murray Bruce and pictures from the conference.
“It is that time of the year again when we search for one young, beautiful, talented lady out of the millions of beautiful girls from across the country and the diaspora to wear the prestigious crown of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Africa’s longest running pageant
This is the 32nd edition and promises to be remarkable
We are searching for a beautiful girl with the intelligence to hold her own. She must be Nigerian by birth and with a valid international passport. She should be above 5feet 7inches tall. Participants must be between 18 to 23 years of age and possess a minimum educational qualification of a secondary school certificate
MBGN forms are still available for 10,000 naira at all Silverbird locations nationwide and at Occasions and Events stores.
Registration ends in June 30, 2019.
Screenings to select 37 contestants for the pageant, will hold in Enugu, Owerri, Yenagoa, Port Harcourt, Abuja, Accra Ghana and Lagos for the final screening.
Successful contestants will proceed to camp for grooming sessions in various life-enhancing etiquette
This year’s MBGN is being supported by the Bayelsa State Government, The Bozac Group, Occasions and Events, Silverbird Group, Silverbird Television and Silverbird News 24
The Bozac Group, whose representatives are here with us, are the franchise owners of the classy Fair and White range of beauty brands
MBGN is returning to Bayelsa, the glory of all lands, for the fourth time in line with the State Governor Seriake Dickson’s pledge to add the pageant to the state calendar of events and boost tourism as a result
I call on more corporate organisations and the media to leverage on the popularity and wide appeal of the beauty contest, by being a part of the show as sponsors and partners.
This year’s pageant comes with lots of surprises plus much more exciting prizes for many of the contestants
As always we assure everyone of a world-class event in line with the best of Silverbird’s tradition.
The grand finale holds on September 20th at the prestigious Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre in Yenagoa Bayelsa.
The winner will drive home with a brand new car and chance to represent Nigeria at the Miss World pageant while the first runner up will represent Nigeria at the Miss Universe pageant
MBGN Brief Milestones.
Past winners of the MBGN have made huge imprints globally with Agbani Darego now an international supermodel and fashion entrepreneur becoming the very first Black African Miss World in 2001.
Others are Mary Ngozi Bienoseh, Chinenye Ochuba and Anita Uwagbale named African Continental Queen of beauty, reaching the top ten at Miss World 1987, 2002 and 2004 respectively.
Bianca Onoh was crowned Miss Intercontinental in 1989, and Sabina Umeh, Ph.D., was the first Nigerian to win the Personality prize at Miss World 1990. Toyin Raji was the recipient in 1995, and until recently, Celestine Queen won the Miss Congeniality title in the Miss Universe pageant 2014, while MBGN 2017 Miss Ugochi ihezue won the 2017 Miss World Top Model of the World title”.
MBGN…The true essence of beauty
GUY MURRAY BRUCE
Special Adviser on Tourism Development and Entertainment, Bayelsa State.