The following was submitted by Ruchika Arora, State Director, Miss India and Miss India Teen-2013
Applications are invited to take part as a contestant in ‘Miss India and Miss India Teen’-2013. The pageant is designed for girls of Indian heritage and has been running in various states in USA for more than 20 years by India Festival Committee of New York. (a non-profit organization).
There is an opportunity for a possible moment of Titles, Tiaras, Sashes, Prizes, lots of pride as an Indian-American. Winner of Miss India category will receive $500 in cash and gift certificates, winner of Teen category will receive other rewards. The awards/recognitions are Winner, Runner up, Miss Viewers Choice, Miss Talented, Miss Photogenic. Winner goes to Miss INDIA USA. There will be one more contestant selected from each state who will also proceed to Miss India USA-2013.
The two categories based on age group are - Miss India (17 to 27 years) and Miss India TEEN (13 to 16 years).
TAKING ENTRIES NOW!!
First step is to write an email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 978-866-8777 for questions. Entries have just opened and they are expected to close soon. Last date to send the application form is October 15, 2013. Please go to website www.missindiatristate.com to read and download the ‘Rules, Regulations and General Information’ and the ‘Application Form’. Also, do not forget to read ‘Why Miss India and Miss India Teen’ on the website.
The Glorious day will be November 9th, 2013 and a wonderful show with talented, beautiful contestants and number of performers will be held at National Heritage Museum, Lexington MA. Contestants will participate in Evening Gown and Indian Ethnic Dress rounds. The winner is decided after Question-Answer segment among selected five/seven finalists based on their scores from first two rounds.
It will be a day for all Indian-American girls to feel lots of pride about their heritage and a unique celebration of culture.
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
Miss India and Miss India Teen-2013
(Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire)