Saturday, June 22, 2013

Controversial Miss Russia 2013: Elmira Abdrazakova

Miss Russia 2013 Elmira Abdrazakova : Controversy is My Middle Name

ONE OF THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL PAGEANTS


The Miss Russia Pageant is one of the most prestigious national pageants in the world.

The winner gets an amazing prize package including 100 000 US Dollars, a brand- new car, the right to represent the country in both the Miss World and Miss Universe pageants and most importantly, instant fame and a life- changing experience

THE WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE BEAUTY PAGEANT CROWN


The million dollar Miss Russia crown was created by the Yuvelirny Teatr (Jewelry Theater) jewelry house.

It is made of white hallmark 750 gold and features 2,358 diamonds with a total weight of 62 karats and 14 unique pearls, including a massive 19-mm pearl. 

It is reputed to be worth a whooping One Million US Dollars


CONTROVERSIAL MISS RUSSIA WINNER

The crowning of a rather quite simple and not quite sophisticated 18 year old as Miss Russia 2013 was not taken kindly by hardcore Russians who take their beauty contests seriously. 

Too seriously that the Miss Russia 2013 titleholder, Elmira Abdrazakova has been met with a wave of internet hate upon receiving the crown.

Apparently she isn't ‘Slavic’ enough. 












FIRST MISS RUSSIA OF ETHNIC MINORITY ORIGINS

The Kazakhstan-born beauty is having her roots questioned because her father who is Tartar, a Russian ethnic minority, worked in one of Russia's oldest minority professions and some feel it disqualifies her for not being elite enough. 

Elmira Abdrazakova ( born October 7 1994) from Mezhdurechensk was crowned Miss Russia 2013 at the 21st edition of the Miss Russia beauty pageant.

She is a refreshing departure from the usual leggy and buxomy stunners that have won the Miss Russia crown.

She has this pretty and innocent school girl vibes that won over a panel of judges that included the reigning Miss Universe Olivia Culpo and Miss World Wenxia Yu.

Perhaps, it was the hint of vulnerability, the charm and her disarming candor that sealed the deal for her 






ALL SET TO CONQUER THE WORLD & THE UNIVERSE

She is the official representative of Russia at the world's two most prestigious beauty contests, Miss Universe and Miss World.

Elmira Abdrazakova, the winner of the Miss Russia pageant, has become a target of racist abuse as many social media users are accusing her of "not being Russian enough." 

Abdrazakova, 18, was forced to shut down all her social media accounts after the young model began receiving numerous hateful posts criticizing her for being a member of one of the country's ethnic minorities.

Take note of the 100,000 US Dollar Check
Checking out her brand- new luxury car
SHE HAS BEATEN THE ODDS

Her come- from- behind victory has opened an era of equal opportunities for young Russians regardless of ethnicity and socio- economic status but it has also exposed a familiar societal problem that is common in many countries around the world: Ostracism and discrimination for those who do not belong

 INT'L BEAUTY QUEEN-JUDGES:Reigning Miss World Wenxia Yu & Miss Universe Olivia Culpo
A Meeting of the Global Super Powers 

ALL SET TO CONQUER THE WORLD & THE UNIVERSE

Elmira just might have the last laugh.

Right now, her transformation has began in earnest.

A crash course in personality development, a few cosmetic enhancements here and there and a more fabulous and trendier wardrobe that fashionistas would kill for.

The 18-year-old beauty queen surprisingly is made of sterner stuff and is very determined to prove to everyone that she deserved her title. 

A more polished Elmira will be presented to the Russian media a few weeks from now and as sure as the sun rises from the east, Elmira would be more than ready not only to win  the approval and acceptance of her countrymen but also to conquer the world and the universe

Miss Universe & Miss World for 2012 attended the Miss Russia 2013 Pageant



PAST & PRESENT MS RUSSIA TITLEHOLDERS
Elizabeth Golovanova made Top Ten in Miss Universe 2012
PRESSURE OF BEING THE HOST COUNTRY'S CANDIDATE

Now that Moscow, Russia has been confirmed by no less than Donald Trump, the owner of the Miss Universe Organization, as the venue for the Miss Universe pageant, her being the host country's candidate has given her additional pressure to perform at an extraordinary level and to make a splash in the pageant. 

No less than a Top Five placement is expected from her

CHEERS OR JEERS?

Everyone and that includes me await with bated breath how her countrymen would react when she introduces herself during the Parade of Nations in the Miss Universe Pageant

Will there be mixed reactions reminiscent of Miss Brazil Priscilla Machado's entrance and introduction during the 2011 Miss Universe Pageant held in Sao Paolo, Brazil where she was greeted by her countrymen with a mix of applause and boos?

with her very proud mother


FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE

Abdrazakova will be representing Russia in the two most prestigious international pageants. 

First stop will be the 2013 Miss World pageant which will take place on September 28 in Jakarta, Indonesia. 

If she doesn't make a splash in the Miss World Pageant, then she will be representing the host country in the Miss Universe Pageant on November 9 at Crocus City Hall, Moscow.

If she will get Julia Morley's nod as Miss World 2013, then Russia faces an awkward situation where the host country will be represented by a runner- up

Let's see how this drama will play out in the succeeding months


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