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Green pageant

The Miss ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) peace pageant was held at the Miatta conference centre in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown last week.

fashion and trends Updated: Nov 17, 2010 00:55 IST
Reuters

A contestant wears an outfit made of vegetation as she participated in the Miss ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) peace pageant at the Miatta conference centre in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown last week.



Thirty beauty queens from countries across West Africa arrived for the pageant. This annual event is the biggest and the most influential pageant event in the West African sub-region. At the event a beauty queen, representing one of the 15 West African countries is crowned as a Peace Ambassador.

First Published: Nov 16, 2010 16:30 IST