Broad Shuldaz Entertainment is set to launch the 10th anniversary of the Miss Samanpiid for the people of the Kusaug Traditional Area (Bawku) in the Upper East Region of Ghana dubbed the Queen of Queens Edition. The Miss Samanpiid pageantry is the flagship beauty contest organized for young maidens during the celebration of their traditional festival to mark a post-harvest thanksgiving event meant to thank God and the ancestral spirits for a successful farming season.
The main aim of the beauty pageantry is;
1. To educate the youth of the land about their customs, traditions, norm/practices.
2. To promote girl child education
3. To identifying and tackling current challenges in our communities.
4.Contestants should exhibit intelligence, teamwork and knowledge of cultural values
The competition is open to all maidens of the Kusaug traditional area living in and outside the kingdom irrespective of their tribe, provided applicants have knowledge about her tradition. The winner of the contest will be given a motorbike and supported to fully implement her project.
As part of the tenth anniversary, 32 individuals and institutions will be be awarded with certificates and citations for their contributions to the development of the pageantry since its inception. All former contestants will be given certificates as well.
Having organized this event in 2014, Broad Shuldaz wish to make the 10th anniversary a memorable for the people of the Bawku Traditional Area and also use the platform to help institutions and agencies to achieve the sustainable development goals in the area.
The launch is set for Saturday August 31st 2019 at the Bawku Municipal Health Directorate Conference Hall (Old Municipal) at exactly 8:30 am and they are calling on all chiefs, queen mothers, former winners, former contestants and the general public to come experience the best event to ever take place in the Upper East Region of Ghana.
Sales of audition form will be opened from September 1st to October 31st 2019 and the main event will come off on Thursday 26th December 2019 at the Bawku Community Centre at 9:00 pm sharp.