Registration for Miss Jonglei Contest announced
By Manyuon Mayen Manyuon
Jonglei Hall of Fame (JHFA), a local youth awards initiative that happens annually has announced registration for Miss Jonglei 2018.
The event is set for December 26th as part of appreciating youth efforts in the societies.
The registration for Miss Jonglei Contest will commence on September 20th to October 1stfor South Sudanese ladies.
Speaking to Juba Monitor yesterday, Jonglei Hall of Fame Awards Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Yuot Dut Akech explained that the Miss Jonglei Contest was opened for all the South Sudanese young ladies.
Mr. Akech encouraged all beautiful ladies in South Sudan to apply in order to show their natural talents since Jonglei Hall of Fame Awards was formed to promote talents, peace and unite people through competition.
He said the awards’ first event in 2017 attracted not only competitors from Jonglei, but also brought people from different tribes and neighboring states on board to compete.
“It is actually part of peace building to enhance talents within youth of South Sudan,” Mr. Dut said yesterday while announcing the registration in Bor.
“We are encouraging the ladies from the states. It doesn’t matter a lady based in Kampala, Juba or other locations. So long as you are South Sudanese and eligible to meet the requirements, you can apply,” he added.
Mr. Akech revealed that the requirements needed were not limited to natural beauty but also the ladies’ intelligence.
“The main requirement for the ladies is that we are going to consider beauty content and natural skin. The ladies need to be original in skin and shape. They should be sound minded, someone who will influence change and plan her projects after winning the Miss Awards,” he explained.
Mr. Akech stated that applicants for the contest should be between 18 to 25 years.
According to Akech, the management highly encouraged school girls to develop their skills and talents for their future development. He reiterated that they were encouraging ladies to start promoting their talents.
The Jonglei Hall of Fame Awards is a local Television (TV) that awards outstanding people especially women groups, artists, musicians, academicians, politicians, and movie actors for the good work they do in their respective disciplines.
Founded in 2017 in Bor Jonglei State, it recently became a national events organization.