The event kicked off at 7.30pm and was hosted by African Celebrities Chris Atoh from Ghana and Helene Faussart from Cameroon. The 18 delegates representing 18 African Nations competed in various categories including : Traditional African Girl, Parade of Nations, African Fashion, Public Speaking and Platform Presentation after which the top 10 were selected for Talent competition and further elimination brought the top 5 to stage for interviews after which the winner was elected by the Judges.
All 18 Delegates brought out the best, they are all winners and Miss Africa USA wishes to congratulate each one of them for a great showcase of their nations and for being a strong voice for the various causes they are promoting. Each Delegate received a Citation from the Governor of Maryland, Presented by Ms Iman Awad, Director of The Governor’s Commission on African Affairs. The Citation from the Governor is in recognition of their service to their communities both at home in Africa and here in The United States.
Miss Africa USA Pageant Organization wishes to thank all sponsors and Vendors who participated this year in supporting the Pageant. More updates coming soon.