The Miss Eco Teen International beauty contest running in Hurghada city wrapped on Saturday evening, with the closing ceremony set to announce this year’s winner and runners-up.
A member of the competition’s jury, Mohamed Soliman, said that in the ten days the contest ran for it saw a variety of events such as beach activities, sports, a diving trip, visits to tourist resorts and visits to the Hurghada Museum and Hurghada Grand Aquarium, the Miss Beach competition and a competition for the best dress made of recycled materials.
Featuring 35 contestants from around the world the competition, hosted by Albatros White Beach Resort in Hurghada in partnership with ECOSPire, kicked off on November 26.
It aims to encourage tourism and put the spotlight on Hurghada and its attractions.
Miss ECO Teen International is an international beauty contest, aiming to empower youth, create self-awareness and make an impact, all under an environmental theme.
The event brings together teens from all over the world. Its main goal is to choose the next Teen Queen to serve as the voice representing teenagers worldwide while promoting environmental responsibility.
The contest comes as Egypt attempts to revitalize its tourism sector amid global restrictions on travel.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm