Miss Latvia crowned Miss Heritage Global

By Grace Princess Tarwo, GNA

Accra, Aug. 18,
GNA – Miss Alisa Miskovska, representing Latvia at the Miss Heritage Global
pageant, has been crowned Winner of Miss Heritage Global 2019 after a night of
glamour and exhibition of cultural heritage from various countries by the
contestants.

The event,
which took place at the Fantasy Dome in Accra, brought together people from
some participating countries like; South Africa, Zimbabwe, Netherlands, Costa
Rica, Equador, Chad, Central African Republic, Uganda, Togo, Ivory Coast,
United Kingdom and Ghana.

She was crowned
amongst 40 others with Miss Eugenia Abotsi as the first runner-up representing
Ghana and Miss Ayen Emily as the second-runner up from Uganda.

The winner goes
home with US
$10,000; and for the first runner-up, US$5,000; the second runner-up would receive US$1,000.

Other prizes
for the winners include holiday trips to different tourist destinations in the
world, attending other international fora.

Miss Alisa
Miskoska expressed joy and thanked Ghanaians for the warm reception adding
that, she did not expect to be crowned winner and hoped to realize her dream of
giving back to society and educating young ones on been patriotic and holding
the cultural heritage at heart.

She said she
believes messages given to children stay with them for long, hence as a newly
crowned cultural queen, she would use her position to impact into children not
only in her country but around the world about the importance of their
cultures.

Mr  Nhlanhla Shabangu, President of Miss Heritage
Global Pageant, said the pageant was a tool used to foster global peace and
reach others that may not be known from other countries.

‘No matter
where you from we are all one people’, he said, commending the Ghana Tourism
Authority (GTA) for hosting the pageant and the ‘Year of Return’.

Mr Akwasi
Agyemang, Chief Executive Officer of GTA, said it is a great opportunity host
the world as part of the ‘Year of Return celebrations and remembering the 400
years of African resilience.

He said the
pageant was to show unity among countries and showcase the beauty of Ghana to
the rest of the world.

GNA

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