The 2018 maiden edition of Miss Commonwealth beauty pageant has been launched at the Swiss International Hotel and Resort.
The pageant is the similitude of Miss Commonwealth International held in the United Kingdom every year, owned by reigning Miss Commonwealth International Princes Duncan.
Speaking at the launch, the 24-year-old queen outlined the purpose and aims the pageant seeks to achieve at the end of the competition. According to Princess, the pageant will be different from other pageants witnessed by Ghanaians in the country. She also emphasized that the agenda of the pageant is to address pertinent issues confronting peace among African nations.
“Miss Commonwealth Ghana aims at showcasing the rich African culture to promote peace among African nations and the entire world,” she said
She also added that the auditions for this year’s pageant would employ 20 ladies from the first stage who are going to be nurtured and later shortlisted to 12 contestants.
”Our vision is to see a peaceful nation and a world free from ethnic and political conflicts, political and social injustice among women, religious intolerance, terrorism among women and children, poverty, poverty, greed, corruption, immortality and diseases.,” she noted.
The event witnessed performaces from Dada Hafco, Teephlow and Nero X.
The launched was graced by Vice President of National House of Chiefs, Dasebre Kwebu Ewusi VII, Abeadzehene Central Regional Minister Kwamena Duncan other traditional rulers who are looking forward to successful pageant void of any setbacks. Other renowned personalites included A-plus, Rosemond Brown and many others.
Princess Duncan represented Ghana at the Miss Commonwealth in the United Kingdom (UK) and emerged the winner of the season. Princess is a graduate of Crystal Galaxy College where she studied Airline Management (Cabin Crew).
Princess Duncan Foundation is an NGO founded by Miss Princess Duncan. The foundation seeks to promote the welfare of the vulnerable and marginalized people in the Ghanaian society and by extension, Africa as the whole through fundraising to embark on charity and humanitarian projects.