It's here again...the Miss Mauritius contest.
Miss (title of respect for an unmarried woman, conventionally prefixed to her name or to the name of that which she represents)
Miss ( to fail of effect or success; be unsuccessful)...
Now, am not going to be bitchy but i need to share my feelings about this.
Many countries and associations are against the contest. I do understand their point of view, for the one should not be appreciated for her figure but for what she is, as a person. The real beauty is what lies beneath, not what you show under layers of make-up.
On the other hand, there is the beauty with a purpose thing...maybe it's not that bad after all.
However my blog will be more about our Miss, that is Miss Mauritius. Now there has been so many controversies concerning the organisation, organisers, jury members, etc...actually the whole contest itself.
Like when the 2 sisters made it year after year. There were talks about the winner already knowing she will make it. Or the daughter of a well known journalist who was telling everyone that she was going to be the winner even before the competition started...lol!
Anyway, my point is, as far as the Miss Mauritius contest will be in the hands of certain (I won't say incompetent) people, Mauritius will never be among the 15 first in neither Miss World nor Miss Universe.
Let's take the example of Famous Miss World Aishwarya Rai or Miss Universe Sushmita Sen or Miss China Zi Lin Zhang the Miss World 2007 winner. There was no doubt they were gonna make it. They had the figure, the style, the intelligence, the academic qualifications, the charisma, the charm and spoke with confidence.
These Miss had months of preparation before going to those International competitions. They had elocution classes, make-up tips from Pros and so many other important things which Miss Mauritius is not even aware exists.
We still have along way to go before we reach to the Finals, make it at least the semi-finals. may be we should start by making the contest a real one, not a family affair. USA has 7 Miss Universe Winners! Look at India for example...so many Miss World winners!!!
I believe that Miss Mauritius contest should be in English, for the Miss will be answering questions in English out there.
Also, tell me one thing...when you are walking in the streets of Port Louis alone, how many beautiful girl do you see? How many very beautiful and intelligent girls are there in Mauritius? Certainly more than the ones who apply for the contest. Now, why don't these girl go for the contest you ask. Well, if I was beautiful and intelligent, I'd refuse too. After all the gossips on the 'manipulated' contest, no one intelligent enough would go to make a fool of herself out there.
Well, here is the link to the Miss Universe where our Miss is participating. Though I doubt Miss Mauritius 2008 will make any difference out there... (without being mean..)