On May 3rd, 2016 the Palace of Culture ‘Khimik’ hosted ‘Miss Africa Sumy 2016’ beauty contest. Cherotich Ordilliakh, a student of SSU Medical Institute, the representative of Kenya became the African Beauty Queen in Sumy. Mulenha Lukundo, a student of SSU Medical Institute, the representative of Zambia was awarded the title of Vice-Miss Africa Sumy 2016.

‘Miss Africa Sumy 2016’ beauty contest was held for the first time in our city. Its main organizer was the International Cultural Center of SSU Department of International Education. The most beautiful and talented girl among the African students was chosen by the jury including Oleksandr Fadieiev, Head of Investment Attraction Department of Sumy Regional State Administration, Evhen Kovalenko, Vice-director of SSU Department of International Education, Ihor Kasianenko, Director of Agency of Creative Events, Vadym Sherstiuk, an actor, and the representatives of Africa in Sumy.

‘Miss Africa Sumy 2016 is a beauty contest aimed at definition, promotion and development of African beauty in Sumy and choosing the Beauty Queen among African students,’ comments Yuliya Kats, the Director of the International Cultural Center. ‘All the girls’ stage shows have been bright, beautiful and extremely interesting. It is important to promote activities like these in order to develop friendly relations and knowledge of national cultures. In addition to the contest program, the audience could appreciate creative gifts from the famous Sumy art teams and African visitors from Kyiv, Kharkiv, Vinnytsia and other cities’.

All contestants received nice gifts. The girls awarded the title of Vice-Miss and Miss Africa Sumy 2016 will participate in ‘Miss Africa Ukraine 2016’ beauty contest taking place on May 7th, in Kharkiv.

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