With Miss Arts Competition, Gallery Redefines Appreciation of Culture | The Guardian Nigeria News
Concerned about the progressive erosion of culture among young people, the Oshodi Arts Gallery, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Tourism and National Orientation, has initiated a tagged cultural competition, Miss Arts.
Aiming to focus on beauty, arts and culture, the Miss Arts Nigeria Beauty Pageant, to be held on November 7, will be an opportunity for personal development for the girl from across the country’s 36 states and the federal capital. Abuja.
According to the chief organizer, Dr Paul Oshodi, âthe candidates who will be part of the competition will gain confidence, style and balance in an increasingly competitive world, developing and fulfilling their personal career goals while acting as role models in their community and beyond. . It is not just the crown on the head, but the crown in the heart. ”
The gallery’s brand advisor added, âThe competition will promote the arts and crafts of Nigerian culture globally, it will also strengthen the capacities of little girls and synergize creativity. and the talent between the art and beauty industry.
âIt will also add more value to Nigerian culture by using arts and crafts as a catalyst to help develop wealth creation among young Nigerians. As such, candidates will learn to create different forms of crafts such as adoring, carving, weaving, painting and others.
Applicants, for their part, are expected to show the best aspects of their roots, beauty and cultural heritage by using products made in Nigeria connecting the values ââof art, culture and tourism. They should also understand local dance steps, food, poems, folklore, and more. They are expected to know the fabrics, the hairstyles that represent their cultures and know how to use the millstone, pound yams, make amala and the soups that are suitable for these foods.
Participants will win attractive prizes. They include, a car for the winner and other prizes for the first and second finalists.