Miss World 2013 Begins with Grand Opening Ceremony in Bali: Meet Africa’s Representatives

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The Miss World 2013 pageant began to a spectacular opening ceremony at The Westin Resort in Bali on the evening of 8 September.

The opening ceremony was typically an Indonesian event featuring all 130 contestants in traditional outfits; the contestants even performed on traditional dance of Bali. They wore traditional costumes by Nusantara clothing for the first round of catwalk.

Later, the contestants wore evening gowns for rather more formal round of catwalk during which they were introduced to the world.

The opening ceremony of the 63rd edition of Miss World pageant also saw music and dance performances by Indonesian artists.

Here’s presenting Africa’s representatives. Who do you think make it to the top 5?

AF Miss Tanania MISS TANZANIA

AF Miss South Africa MISS SOUTH AFRICA

AF Miss Naija MISS NIGERIA

AF Miss IVC MISS COTE D’IVOIRE

AF Miss Ghana MISS GHANA

AF Miss Gabon MISS GABON

AF Miss Ethiopia MISS ETHIOPIA

AF Miss Equitorial Guinea MISS EQUITORIAL GUINEA

AF Miss Botswana MISS BOTSWANAAF Miss Angola MISS ANGOLA

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