British Asia News Network
London: The much-awaited Britain’s Miss and Mrs Grand Finale is being held on 2nd February 2019 at Grange St. Paul’s hotel in London’s bustling business district. The pageant is one of the grandest in the British Asia circles, with a great line-up of entertainment, guests, leading professionals, artists and stars of the evening - the 15 finalists who have worked really hard for months to reach the centre stage.
The categories for Crowning are: *Category I Mrs - 21years+ of age *Category II Ms - 21years + of age *Category 3 Miss-18years- 28yrs (single, never been have married)
The contestant’s categories are: *Mrs Universe *Mrs Earth *Mrs World peace *Mrs Uk World *Ms Summer International *Mrs Summer International *Ms Woman of the Universe *Mrs Woman of the Universe day *Miss Tourism
L to R - Preeti Pande, Vijaya Kumari Vakkanti, Julie Ruban, Rujuta Phanse Kothare, Pooja Dahiya, Anjali Gathibandhe, Asmitha Tawade, Priyanka Kanvinde (founder and director), Bhavika Parekh, Krishani Wijeratne, Kasturi Warde Sinkar, Rachel Abraham, Nina Bondareva, Nisha George, Shikha Kaushal, Anvi
The evening will begin with launch of the Times Globus magazine and promises an exciting evening with a great line-up of entertainment. The evening will start with an enthralling performance by dhol beats UK, song by Stephanie Hill - Miss World 2017-2018 runner up, Naveen Kundra, Sapnay ‘ Dream to Dance and Dance the Dream’ Song by Ioan a budding singer and a performance by Kirti kala mandir, among others.
The Panel of Judges include eminent personalities Vimmi Arora-Fashion for cause, Navin Kundra-Bollywood Singer/composer; Grace Levy- Miss Universe GB; Sheetal Rane- Former Mrs England-crown and glory; Samantha Coote- Mrs Sensational 2017-2018 ; Stephanie Hill- Miss World runner up 2017-2018; Rehana Ameer- London councillor.
Also present will be Rahul Nangare – First Secretary, Trade, Indian High Commission, London; Hannah Batten -Mrs UK world owner; Soumya Lanka- Skin Aesthetics Doctor; Ash Oberoi – Sapnay team head and Meet Singh -Director of Vogue Couture Ltd.
Multi-talented Priyanka Kanvinde, who started the pageant, wears many hats. Academically a Dr, Priyanka is also a fitness instructor, model, fashion ramp walk choreographer, a dancer, Inspirational speaker, Image consultant, Soft skill trainer, and cultural head of Croydon Marathi Mandal; and being recognised as international winner in WIKIPAEDIA.
She started the Pageant to empower women and make them confident individuals. Through auditions, selections, mentoring and grooming sessions for months, the 15 finalists were short-listed to walk the ramp. Priyanka has a strong team of professionals supporting her in the project.
The event has been supporting many charities that work with women-centric causes in India. This year Nainika Tikoo Memorial Foundation for Allergy Care and Brain Research are the charity partners for the evening. We look forward to the evening and wish the contestants good luck for the evening.