This year’s Miss World Pageant drew mixed views. The show undoubtedly boasted enough of pomp and of course pageantry, but then a lot of keen watchers had something more to observe. The show had the same hostess, with an enchanting looking partner (Angela Chow and Jason Cook). The evening most obviously took off with all the contestants in their evening gowns and the song that then interspersed. This then gave way to the introduction of the contestants and then came the main events unfolding.
The fresh change was the addition of a scoreboard that was clearly visible to the audiences. This was one segment that drew mixed response. While most audiences felt that the scoreboard did not leave any suspense or room for speculation. Contrarily though, some felt that it actually gave way for some great riveting and exhilarating views.
At the end, however, it was Ivian Sarcos, aged 21, and a graduate from the Human Resource Department of Venezuela, won the bedazzling crown. The glittering event held at Earl’s Court, London, had to bear the brunt of protests. While the pageant went on in full swing, there were a bunch of protestors outside the Court, protested again, “an appalling offence against women’s equality.”
The show was simultaneously being watched by a billion people and reached across 150 countries. The world watched as the Venezuelan beauty scooped off the final prize. Sarcos is currently employed with a broadcasting firm, but looks forward to work with an NGO that helps children.
The pageant received tremendous protests on the ground that while about half the contestants were educated and graduated from distinguished Universities, others were not of the same cadre. Nevertheless the show went on. Sarcos will now be touring across a number of countries in aid of global charities, supported by the Miss World’s Beauty With a Purpose Programme.
Via press release from http://www.widepr.com