Miss Earth Jamaica to select a rep for 2009 contest

Published: Monday | August 24, 2009

Simone Burke, Miss Earth Jamaica 2008

Miss Earth Jamaica organisers recently announced that by August 28 they will reveal the result of the selection of a representative for Jamaica at the ninth staging of the Miss Earth competition which takes place in Manilia, Philippines, from October 18 to November 8.

The Miss Earth winner serves as the spokesperson for the Miss Earth Foundation, the United Nations Environment Programme and other environmental organisations. About 90 contestants from different countries and territories are expected to compete. At the conclusion of the competition, Miss Earth 2008, Karla Henry of the Philippines, will crown her successor.

A team of top industry professionals in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has been put in place to assist the new Miss Earth Jamaica in her preparation for the international competition. She will undertake a physical regimen of fitness and nutrition training with personal trainer Loleta Riley; receive speech and diction guidance from media personality Winston Barnes; catwalk training from runway coach Romeo Callwood; and instruction on make-up application from Deandra Nosworthy.

Noted Bahamian fashion designer and wardrobe stylist Valentino Omar of Genevieve Couture, Cuban designer Francisco Azucar of Fashions by Azucar, as well as other top designers will provide an extensive wardrobe for Miss Earth Jamaica to cover the requirements of the gruelling competition.

The Miss Earth Jamaica pageant organisers and their team of industry professionals are committed to making brand Jamaica a success at this year's Miss Earth pageant.

About Miss Earth Jamaica

Miss Earth Jamaica pageant is designed to advance and support the cause of today's women who espouse an environmental agenda. Contestants are savvy, goal-oriented informed and environmentally aware. They are also committed to working with local and international groups (government and non-government) that are actively involved in worthwhile environmental causes that exemplify the motto, 'Beauties for a Cause'.

The annual international pageant promotes environmental awareness. It is the third largest international beauty pageant in the world in terms of the number of national-level competitions which take place to select participants in the international finals. The reigning title holders dedicate their year to promoting environmental projects and addressing issues of environmental concern.

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