Miss Universe Bangladesh competition has selected the top 10 contestants for the final round of the "Flora Bank Miss Universe 2020" contest, the national part of the international "Miss Universe" competition for beauty and talent. These 10 contestants will compete to represent Bangladesh in the main round of Miss Universe 2020, to be held in the United States on 16th May.
The contestants have been participating in various activities, grooming sessions, training, and perseverance at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Dhaka for the last few days. The selected individuals are Aonkita Dey, Apana Chakma, Farzana Akter Ani, Farzana Yasmin, Fatema Tuz Johura, Mariyam Ahmed, Masuda Khan, Nidra Dey, Tangia Zaman Methila, and Towhida Tusnim Tifa.
Model and actress Bidya Sinha Meem, singer and actor Tahsan Rahman Khan, founder and creative director of fashion house Zurhem Mehruz Munir, and international affairs manager of BRAC University Irene Sommer Tilgar were the jury members who have come up with these 10 names. The selection round was held at RTV's studio. The jury will remain the same for the final round, informs Shafiqul Islam, National Director of Miss Universe Bangladesh pageant.
Mostafa Rafiqul Islam Duke, President of the Miss Universe Bangladesh pageant said that the grand finale will be held on March 20, 2021. The winner of 'Flora Bank Miss Universe Bangladesh 2020' will represent Bangladesh in 'Miss Universe 2020' competition which is to be held on May 16 in Hollywood, United States. He also said the winners of this beauty contest will aim to contribute to various social development activities from social responsibility.
The programme will be aired on RTV from March 9.