International beauty pageant, Miss Heritage Global has been launched successfully at the Ghana Tourism Authority on Wednesday, July 10 2019 as part of this year’s “Year of Return, Ghana 2019” celebration.
Miss Heritage Global is an innovative pageant that seeks to promote the world’s tangible and intangible heritage by celebrating the integrity of women.
The official 55 contestants for this year’s pageant will arrive in Ghana on August 10, 2019 with the exception of the Ghanaian contestant who is currently in Ghana.
The country continues to showcase Ghana as the number one tourist destination to more people around the world.
The queens will spend 10 days in Ghana to visit tourist sites including Cape Coast, the Ashanti Kingdom and through various activities around Accra as a means to interact and experience Ghana’s culture through food, fashion, music and art.
The event is hosted in partnership with the Ghana Tourism Authority and the Ministry of Tourism Arts & Culture as part of the Year of Return.
Also, the contestants will be part of the Jamestown to Jamestown event which is symbolic to the global African family coming back home, with the pageant allowing the rest of the world to be a part of this event that marks 400 years since the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Jamestown, Virginia in the United States.
Through this experience, the world through representing culture ambassadors, gets to experience the culture of the host country and also get to understand how and why the systems and beliefs that make up today came to be.
The main event will take place on August 20, 2019 at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC).
Again, the event will feature performances from some of Africa’s biggest super stars and a display the cultures of the world in a 2-hour celebration where the Queen of Culture will be crowned. Tickets to open for sale in the coming week. You can follow the contestants on their Ghana experience via social media @missheritageglobal on all platforms.
For full list of participating countries, visit www.missheritage.org