Are beauty pageants rigged

Now it’s a quite popular question and on everyone’s mind…
Well the truth lies only in the minds of the makes are creators of beauty pageants.

But here’s a thought why would someone invest a lot if the choice was clear from day one.
Also why would the pageant take troubles to make the pageant super special for one contestants when they have an option to choose any one!

It can never be of relation because that’s illegal. Most of the times rumours like rigged do nothing but pull down other contestants. It’s disheartening to see that petty rumours can make strong candidates feel weak, powerless and finally lose out the spotlight.

The pageant is a journey, one that every contestant will cherish all their lives. So the contestants need to take it very seriously.

Most contestant take it for granted, or treat it like mini vacation. Well you can imagine the outcome if the thought is such.
Anyways beauty pageants especially like ponds femina miss India, Indian diva, miss universe, miss India, miss world… And more are of national pride and international value.

It’s been a while India got an international crown and the day that comes entire nation will go frenzy almost like winning the World Cup!

So girls pull your socks high and the hair down and get serious, because an entire nation is watching, supporting and vying for you.

Till then stay beautiful and confident

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Such strange beauty pageants

Worldwide Mr. Gay

This year held in Oslo, Norway, The pageant is held, in part, to bring awareness to gay rights issues.

Armpit Queen

Contestants have to prove the utility of their armpits, and winners took the crown by chugging beer held in their pits and gluing Mormon crickets to their underarms.

Miss Beautiful Morals

Saudi Arabia’s Miss Beautiful Morals pageant, created by Khadra al-Mubarak in 2008. Contestants in the competition are picked based on who shows the most respect for her parents. Last year the winner took home $2,600 and additional prizes.

Miss Jumbo Queen

You must weigh at least 175 pounds to enter. Women dressed in Thai garb participate in a talent portion, answer questions about health and social issues.
Miss Jumbo Queen gets a cash prize, a home exercise program and other weight loss resources.

Miss Atom

Started in 2004, women working in the nuclear industry compete for Russia’s “Miss Atom” competition and the winner is chosen by online voting.

Miss Landmine

This pageant, held in both Angola and Cambodia, says “Everybody has the right to feel beautiful.” Contestants are chosen by the Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization, and the pageant winner receives a customized prosthesis.

Miss Plastic Hungary

Breast implants, fake tans and cosmetic teeth. Yes for the Miss Plastic Hungary pageant, artificial enhancements a requirement and proof that they have gone under the knife.

Drag pageants

Drag shows and competitions take place at almost any venues on any given night. Miss Drag America is one of the best known, and it takes place the day after the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, N.J.

Mr. and Miss Mosquito Legs

Yeah this is one funny title.
Held at the Great Texas Mosquito Festival in Clute, contestants have to show they’ve got the skinniest, knobbiest knees in town and the winner is chosen by an audience poll.

Untamed Beauty contest

Au Natural is the theme here and stretch marks, cellulite, wrinkles, are all fine.
As a statement against traditional beauty contests, Untamed Beauty was open to all genders, shapes and sizes, valuing faces and bodies that looked like they had been through the wringer. “

Miss Klingon Empire

Held annually since 1998 at the September Star Trek convention in Atlanta, the Miss Klingon Empire showcases women dressed up as a character from Star Trek’s Klingon warrior race.

Siberian prison beauty pageant

This one’s got the women in Siberian prison competing for freedom. Started in 1990, The “Miss Spring” beauty pageant was a way to keep the convicts occupied and can help participants get early parole.

Miss Sister 2008 ( A pageant that didn’t take-off )

Italian priest Father Antonio Rungi wanted to honor the nuns by competing them in an online pageant. However his supervisors didn’t get his thoughts, and he was forced to cancel, before it took off.

Chasing the Miss India dream

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The recurring dream hasn’t let you sleep sound isn’t it?

So are you up for the challenge?

Yes, beauty pageants and Modelling are almost like a challenge you take up in life.
Its not like other professions where you report to work do your job and back home. In a sense a lot to do with travelling, adapting to new places, staying under the arclights, going for auditions time and again and phew!

This is just the beginning…

However if everything done professionally and the right way can yield great results for the future. Earlier people would criticize modelling for being a hobby or side job but today Modelling is the profession. Everybody wants to taste it…

The money is good, the travelling is great and the circles have widened. But the bigger truth is how one enters the field. Contesting at the prestigious Miss India, Miss Universe, Miss World and so many more newer pageants is a probably good/ clean start.

Wake up and work it…make your dream a reality

Beauty pageants need a renewed Personality

Tips to enhance your Personality just before the beauty pageant

Your personality is the the only thing you can take charge of and control. While some people buy new clothes, other hunt for branded attire to make them look great from the outwards.

The truth is if you’re not strong from within nothing can make you look great from the outside.
Personality goes way beyond external appearances. It includes basic nature, traits, qualities, physical persona, speech, attitude and everything that’s innate.

Try these:

1. Look Interested- Discover what other people want. Get to know their likes, dislikes, interests and beliefs. By doing this, you will be regarded as a person with a pleasing personality.

2. Have positive assumptions- Discard the negatives around and assume that people like you. If you show the other person that you want people to talk to you, they will react with warmth.

3. Admit your weaknesses- It’s fine nobody is perfect. Strengths and weaknesses come together. To improve your personality, It’s important to admit and identify your flaws before somebody else does it.

4. Admire your peers / friends- Its nice to praise them for their achievements. Tell them how attractive they look. Make them feel important they are to you. Therefore its essential to choose a group of friend that’s compatible and encouraging. If in bad / incorrect company then steer away.

5. Like I said, always associate with people who are successful, happy and encouraging. Seek the companionship of others who can give you new points of views, renewed hopes, and meaningful life.

6. Be social- Social gatherings can increase your circle of friends. Social events can likewise give you new insights and experiences. It can help improve your relationships with other people and your community. Social gatherings can help you develop your communication skills.

7. Willing to learn- It’s always good to know what’s new. Try everything so that nothing seems impossible when attempting a new task. By doing so, you are expanding your horizons and opportunities.

Work it girls!

Beauty pageants Q&As

There are always a million questions when it comes to cracking the Beauty Pageant Question and answer round, or even the very first audition round.

Till then have a look…

Why are you here?

Tell us a little about your goals and dreams.

Why did you enter this pageant inspite of being in a full fledged career?

What makes you sad?

What do you feel you can work on with regard to your body?

What do you think can be done to improve your smile?

What is your opinion about the Femina Miss India contest?

Which city do you belong to? Tell us a little about it?

What is the worst thing that could happen to you?

Which areas do you think you will need to work on for this contest?

How prepared are you for the contest?

Why do you think we should choose you as one of our final contestants?

Tell us what sets you apart?

What makes you most uncomfortable?

What is your take on pre-marital sex?

Do you have a boyfriend? Is he ok with the idea of you taking part in this pageant?

What makes you uncomfortable?

What all can you sacrifice for this pageant?

Are your parents ok with the swimsuit round?

Do you think the swimsuit round is derogatory?

What are the aspects you need to work on?

Who or what inspires you?

What makes you happy?

How do you see yourself a year from now?

How do you see yourself five years from now?

What are your life goals?

Tell us about some of your shortcomings?

Who has the greatest influence on your life?

How do you think can improve yourself and your personality?

Don’t you think your age is a barrier……….you are already 25 years old?

What makes you scared?

Would you resort to unethical practices in order to win this pageant?

What intimidates you?

What makes you confident?

What makes you fearful?

Who is the most important person in your life?

At the end of life what do you want to be happy about?

Tell us something interesting about your job.

What do you find most challenging about your job?

What do you want to prove in life?

What have your achievements been so far?

What is beauty according to you?

How do you guarantee your success?

What are the three things you would never do to the person you love?

What looks better on an Indian woman short hair or long?

Do you feel that your looks are a bit unconventional and don’t really fit into the Miss India QR?

What would you do if we reject you today?

If we select you today how will you feel and what would you first today?

Do you know why we would select you?

What makes you confident?

How would you contribute to your country?

How will you highlight the problems in your city and try and solve them?

What would you name your autobiography?

How do you think you can help in the prevention of STDs and aids?

Do you think HIV patients have the right to lead a normal life?

Do you think our country has a problem with gender bias?

What do you think are the challenges our country faces?

Describe what motherhood means to you?

Does sexy have a negative connotation.

Who do you think is the sexiest man alive?

What is your take on one night-stands?

When do you feel most tired?

How far are you willing to push yourself?

What if you are intimate with someone and your mms tape is circulated around?

Would you bribe someone to clear the preliminaries?

What would you do if your boyfriend leaves you?

If you could work in a film who would you choose as your co-star?

Describe yourself in just two words.

Who according to you is a legend ?

Where do you think our country lacks?

Tell us five strong points about your city.

The one quality you feel that is required for the pageant.

Are you smart or sexy?

What would life after rape be like?

Are you secretly preparing for beauty pageant

Every year thousands of girls apply for the prestigious Miss India crown. Its not just the crown but the designation and the responsibility that comes with it makes it more attractive.

In fact girls begin dreaming about the same from a very young age. Not many girls understand that Miss India is a competition wherein a winner is chosen to represent the country at the respective international beauty pageants.

Therefore the winner or Miss India is India’s true ambassador, and represents its culture, beauty and people.

There certainly is a height criteria and that’s mostly to outshine at the international beauty pageants.

An aspiring Miss India should be smart, diligent and have a outstanding personality.
An aspiring Miss India should be able to charm the Earth, World and Universe with compassion and awareness.

An aspiring Miss India candidate should talk with eloquence and walk with grace.

An aspiring Miss India should be fit in shape and healthy instead of being underweight or overweight.

An aspiring Miss India should be able to deliver and command. Good leadership qualities are hence essential.

An aspiring Miss India should be people’s person. After all, she’s representing them.

Do you think you have it in you to be the next Miss India.

Prepare for Beauty Pageants the right way

Get an early start at the Miss India 2014, Indian Diva- Miss Universe 2013
Do you wish to know what it takes to stand apart at a beauty pageant as prestigious as Miss India?

Miss India is the most celebrated and cherished event in India that changes the life of every Indian girl who desires to win the crown.
Beauty Pageants like Miss India opens gates to plethora of opportunities namely, Bollywood.

Almost every applicant harbors the dream since childhood. Here is a chance to prepare in advance. To train in preliminary rounds, walk, talk, pose, wardrobe, Q and A in 60 seconds, facing the judges, holding your confidence, handling breakdowns, what to carry, what to wear, make-up, portfolio assistance, styling, attitude, grace, customized tips and lots more

Get groomed, get stylish..there’s no second chance..at least for now