The Miss Heritage Global Pageant which is part of activities marking the ‘Year of Return’ has held a cooking contest for participants of the pageant at the Accra Tourist Information Centre (ATIC) in Accra.
The winner of the cooking contest the organisers noted, would be announced at the pageant’s grand finale on Saturday August 17, 2019 at the Accra International Conference Centre.
The Miss Heritage Global pageant is an international beauty pageant that brings together Cultural ambassadors from various countries around the world to promote the conservation of global heritage as well as creating an environment of culture sharing to encourage tolerance for one another as more communities become culturally diverse.
Ghana is privileged to host this year’s event under the auspices of the Ghana Tourism Authority and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, and through the Pageant, the country would exhibit its tourist sites and further boost the tourism and hospitality industry.
The contestants are from 50 different countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas.
Some participating countries include; Equador, The Gambia, Poland, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Gabon, Central Africa Republic, Costa Rica, the Netherlands, South Africa, Togo and host Ghana among others.
Mr Ronald Tisauke, Founder of Miss Heritage Global said, ‘the Pageant was founded in Africa for only Africans, but for Africa to embrace the world and the world to embrace Africa.
The ultimate winner would take US$10,000 and US$5,000 for the first runner-up, US$3,000 for the second runner-up and US$1,000 for the other participating contestants.
Mr Tisauke commended the President for declaring 2019 as the ‘Year of Return’ saying that it was time the world visited Ghana to explore its beauty through businesses and tourism.