This year, Bangladesh will open a new chapter by participating in the 68th edition of the Miss Universe beauty pageant. It will be held in South Korea in December. A press conference regarding the details was held yesterday at Hotel Sonargaon.
“Miss Universe Bangladesh will feature some of the most beautiful, intelligent, elegant, talented and confident women of our country,” said Rizwan Bin Farouq, Chairman, Miss Universe Bangladesh. “It is a matter of great pride that for the first time, someone from Bangladesh will participate in the 2019 Miss Universe contest, and will be the goodwill ambassador of our country in a global platform and show that Bangladeshi women are as confident as any other women of the world.”
So far, 8000 contestants from across Bangladesh registered online, which will run till September 14. Unmarried women between the ages of 18 to 28 will be able to participate in the contest.
They will soon be shortlisted, followed by the audition and screening rounds.
The Grand Finale for Miss Universe Bangladesh will take place on October 23 in Dhaka, and will be aired on a private satellite channel. Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen will be present as one of the judges to crown the winner who will later participate at Miss Universe.
Flora Bank, a leading software platform for banks, is the title sponsor of the event.