CHARNIKA IMBULANA MUNASINGHE
The Grand final of the Mrs. India Beauty pageant is tonight and it is happening right here in Sri Lanka!
History is in the making currently with Mrs. India Inc. Season 4, holding their beauty pageant outside of India for the first time and having chosen Sri Lanka to stage the exciting week long events the glittering Mrs. India Grand Final and an After Party like no other.
Cinnamon Hotels Colombo & Resorts, the luxury chain of hotels was the choice of the organizers to have as their Hospitality Partner to house the 75 contestants and give them a memorable stay to enjoy the week-long events at Cinnamon’s picturesque hotel locations. The lucky ladies got the chance of touring the exotic and historic sites of the Island too with the assistance of travel alliance partner- Visit My City.
Luxury couture partner Bhawna Rao,’s spectacular collection is another aspect that the fashion conscious were excited about. Rotaract District has joined as the Youth Partner emphasizing the importance of empowerment & social responsibility.
Finalists at Cinnamon Lakeside
Last night Sri Lankans got the opportunity of meeting with the beautiful finalists of Mrs. India Beauty pageant at the Waterside Marquee at Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo. Cricket fans amongst the crowd got the opportunity of meeting former Indian Cricket Captain, Sreesanth too.
National Director India Inc., Mohini Sharma, was ecstatic and declared being so upon being questioned as to her experience thus far in Sri Lanka. “We are thrilled with how things are going on this extraordinary journey we set off in taking our national beauty pageant to be held overseas. It’s a momentous step.” She said she chose Sri Lanka because she felt it would be an ideal setting to hold such a pageant having heard of the exotic and beautiful locations and it is an Island nation that is equipped to hold such events” she added.
Cinnamon Hotels was first choice for hospitality partner
“Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts appeared to be the first choice as it appeared to be one that can easily hold a pageant of this magnitude which required understanding of the many tasks that entailed in holding such a pageant. The excellent communications with Mahika and the entire marketing team made us comfortable and confident to partner with Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts” she declared. “The events will be a true celebration of elegance, empowerment and unity between India and Sri Lanka”. She added.
Area Vice President Cinnamon Hotels Colombo & Resorts, Kamal Munasinghe speaking of this great opportunity for Sri Lanka to be host to such a pageant said, “Sri Lanka is at a point where our Tourism Industry is set to broaden its horizons and step into new avenues. One of the key areas is presenting our island nation as a destination for international events such as beauty pageants, large outdoor and indoor musical and sporting events and gathering of world bodies. Cinnamon is indeed proud to be associated with India Inc. especially with the Brand venturing out to the sub- continent and global stage”. “Cinnamon being fully equipped to hold pageants of this magnitude is enjoying serving the special guests from our neighboring country with the finest in hospitality and we are looking forward to the After Party tonight, which is the grand completion of this great new joint venture” he added.
After Party tonight at the Breeze Bar
After the Grand Finale of the beauty pageant proper at the magnificent Nelum Pokuna, there isn’t a doubt that all roads will indeed lead to the Breeze Bar of Cinnamon Grand where the After Party is anticipated to be yet another exciting event. The star studded panel of judges at the final are Malaka Arora, Dino Morea, S.Sreesanth, Cherag Bambot and Bhawna Rao. Great news for the Bollywood fans, Malaika and Dino are expected to make an appearance at the After Party tonight at Cinnamon Grand!
The After Party is the last of the pageant series of events at the Cinnamon Hotels, completing a week of spectacular events of the Mrs. India Inc. with their partners showcasing some of the very best of beauty and talent.