International Supermodel, Veronica Varekova will be arriving in Ghana, this week to take up her duties as one of the high profile judges for this year’s Miss Universe Ghana beauty pageant.
The former Victoria Secret model, of Czech origins, is one of the most high profile models in the world and has appeared in the swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated a total of eight times: 1999-2002 and 2004-2007. She appeared on the cover in 2004.
In addition to SI, Varekova has modeled for Victoria’s Secret and became the face of NIVEA. Other contracts include Guess?, Chanel, Pantene, and Newport News. She has also been a cover girl for Marie Claire, Harpers & Queen and Cosmopolitan.
The Miss Universe Ghana 2013 finale will be held at the La Palm Royal Hotel on Friday 24th May, 2013.
This year’s panel of judges is comprised of experts in each of the fields that a young woman must excel, in order to be named Miss Universe Ghana. Each judge will impartially assess the talent, beauty, intelligence and confidence of each contestant in addition to a number of different categories and at the end of it all, will have the hard task of deciding who will inherit the Miss Universe title and crown from the reigning queen.
Other Confirmed judges at the Miss Universe Ghana pageant are 2011 Miss Universe winner, Leila Lopes, actress Yvonne Nelson, TV Host Benny Blanco and Brian D. Hogan , Founder and Partner of Paradigm Group Capital LLC.
The hosts of this event are actress Ama K. Abebreseh and TV Host Nathaniel Attoh. The event’s entertainment will be provided by Ghanaian musician Fritz.