After a night of music, bliss, fashion, and great African cultural performances at the maiden launch of the much-anticipated African Most Beautiful USA beauty pageant. Christelle Awa, who is a representative of the Democratic Republic of the Congo; emerged as the 2021 winner.
The pageant which is being organized by the Abofrem Area Foundation, Inc.with the sole goal of celebrating the diverse and beautiful cultures from all parts of the African continent that are domiciled in the United States of America.
With a car for the first place prize, a crown, and cash prize up for grabs; nine elegant and eloquent African ladies graced the stage at the Ritz Theatre in Elizabeth; in New Jersey on the night of September 4th as they represented various African countries and showcased their respective talent, poise as well as intelligence in order to educate those in attendance about the varying fascinating cultures of Africa.
Ahead of the main show, the glam came alive on the red carpet as patrons waltzed in to experience the first showing of the African Most Beautiful USA beauty pageant. Among the honored guests interviewed on the red carpet were Koo Fori, Ayisha Modi, Counselor Lutterodt, Pope Skinny, Joy Industries CEOs, traditional leaders, and many others.
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The maiden African Most Beautiful USA main show; began with individual presentations from the contestants who wore colorful and unique costumes that celebrated the African countries they represented. These countries include; Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt, among others. Later in the pageant, the nine contestants also showed off their various special talents to impress the judges and entertain the elated people in the audience.
It was also a night of verse entertainment as musicians, such as; Kofi Kinaata, Stonebwoy, Kwaw Kese, and others, thrilled the appreciative patrons with their varied Afro-beat songs that got everyone dancing and vibing.
At the end of the show, the various judges and voters decided on the three finalists. Not only was Christelle Awa from Congo announced as the 2021 winner; She was also awarded a car, a cash prize, and a crown. Priscilla Assifuah, the contestant representing Mauritania, was the First Runner-up, and the Second Runner-up title went to Hannah Agyapong from Ghana. All the participants also received gift bags and many accolades for making the evening a memorable event.
At the wrap up of the event, the CEO of Abofrem Area Foundation, Nana Akosua Nkrumah Adasa III (Nkawie Abofrem Hemaa) announced that she was indeed very grateful to all the organizers and participants who were involved in making this first-time pageant a most successful one and promised that an even better pageant was in the works for 2022.
She said; “We have all witnessed this spectacular show of our beautiful African culture, its great values, and quality entertainment. We at Abofrem Area Foundation are looking to continue to use this type of event to promote the story of our rural African areas and raise funds to help better these communities’ development. We will be back stronger and better next year to tell the world our African stories. Well done to my team and everyone who supported our dream in one way or another. See you all again next year!”
The Registration for next year’s pageant, has already begun and the deadline is January 15, 2022.
Learn more about the pageant at AfricanMostBeautifulUSA.com