Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Africa Day 'Best Dressed' Competition
AkiDwA, the African Women’s Network, and Tritees Promotions – the organisation that hosts the annual ‘Most Beautiful African Girl in Ireland’ pageant - hosted a ‘Best Dressed’ competition at Africa Day Dublin.
Deirdre McQuillan, Fashion Editor of The Irish Times, was on hand to act as a judge, along with representatives of AkiDwA and Tritees. Mubarak Habib of the Dublin Swahili Institute also acted as a judge, particularly for the 'Best Dressed Man' category!
Prizes were awarded for ‘Best Dressed Man’, ‘Best Dressed Lady’ and ‘Best Dressed Family’, all competitors were encouraged to wear their best traditional African dress. The winning lady had a stunning outfit.
The final took place in Irish Aid’s Welcome Centre at 4.15pm and Miss Africa Ireland, Stazia Costa, was on hand to present a prize, along with members of the judging panel.