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EWI New Letter
Newsletter Date; July 21, 2011 Inside This Issue
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4 Mission and Purpose Message from the Director Artistic Director Industry News Pageant Information EWI Queens 2011 Preliminaries Event Time and Cost

Ethnic World International Pageants ™ Mission
The Ethnic World International system strives to promote cultural diversity through the medium of pageantry. Our contestants compete in Personal Interview, Fashion Wear, Cultural Expression, Evening Gown, Athletic Wear and Community Service. We have six divisions Pre-Teen, Teen, Miss, Ms, Mrs. and Elegance. We are open to women of ALL ethnic and cultural backgrounds. The pageant affords every delegate the opportunity to grow and achieve her goals while being an exemplary role model for women around the world. ALIZ Productions: We are based out of Los Angeles, California. We specialize, but are not limited to, producing beauty pageants with the highest quality and standards as possible. ALIZ Productions conducts all competitions in a fair and unbiased manner. The purpose of EW is to give women the opportunity to come together regardless of their background, to build positive relationships with other women who are inspiring and working diligently to leave a positive impact in their communities.


Message from the Director/CEO
Dear Delegates, Guests, and Friends: Welcome to the third annual 2011/12 Ethnic World International Pageant. As the International director, I am honored to be a part of such a prestigious event. Although the pageant was founded in 2005 this is the third year we are proudly presenting the Ethnic World System in California and under new directorship. Through my hard work and passion, I am committed to establishing this organization as one of prestige and leadership. The Ethnic World Pageant was founded by Yolanda MakleRodriquez. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. The Ethnic World Pageant is presented by ALIZ Productions an organization that "Encourages Youth Involvement in the Arts", and “promotes HIV/AIDS Awareness. The Ethnic World Int’l Pageant is the most recognized entity to date among the Organizations.



Artistic Director “Opal Enriquez”

Los Angeles, CA, July 21, 2011: Opal Enríquez was announced the

We are changing the face of pageantry.

Artistic Director for the Ethnic World International Pageants™. The lovely Miss Opal Enriquez is a native of Belize City and relocated to Southern California in her teenage years. As a former Miss Belize Independence and Miss California Caribbean (Miss CAFFA), Opal was the first black woman to capture the coveted Miss Pan-American International title in 2003. Her extensive resume as a professional dancer and choreographer includes performances and music videos with Ashanti, Tyrese, Wycleff Jean and Missy Elliot as well as numerous television and commercial appearances. As a professional model she has graced the runways and ads of Alexander Mc queen, Honey Dew Lingerie, Cache, and Michael Costello. Opal earned her Bachelors Degree in Cardio-Pulmonary Science from the prestigious Loma Linda University and is currently a Pediatric and Neonatal Clinical Specialist at Saint John’s Health Center. She is also the owner and CEO of Skynn INC, a company dedicated to empowering young women through model development, pageant training and image

Industry News “Model House MHT Talent” services exclusively for in-house offers casting

projects for affiliate companies and productions in the fashion and acting communities. Our projects range from print advertising, film, tv, commercials, industrials, infomercials, interactive, promotions, voiceovers and more. We offer a robust interactive network to models, actors, and performers that wish to develop themselves. Why are we so Exclusive? Through partnerships and sister companies we have enough to keep us all busy. We also offer a social network of talent that has been vetted for potential where each individual receives access to primary consideration for projects, exclusive meet & greets, closed workshops and more.
What do we look for? An Ideal Prototype of Talent! We seek women who are professional and outgoing. Developing Talent Daily! We are always looking for new & fresh faces!

Ethnic World International Pageants Collaborates with Model House Talent.

MHT has offices in Los Angeles and New York.



Pageant Information
The Ethnic World International Pageant™ will be held Labor Day

weekend. The delegates will arrive at the LAX Hilton Hotel, September 2, 2011. During the pageant weekend the delegates will begin with registration and orientation where the ladies will be able to meet and form a sisterhood. All of the delegates during the pageant weekend will compete in interview 25%, fashion 15%, sportswear 15%, cultural expression 15% and evening gown 15%. Community Service will also be added to their score sheets. The queens have been out advocating their individual platforms in their states and or countries. The ladies will participate in photo shoots, outings and some very exciting competition.

Ethnic World International Queen 2011

Meet our Ethnic World International 2011 Queens

Teen “Adrianne St Clair”

Mrs. “Lovern Augustine”

Miss“Daniela Espinosa”

Elegance “Nashika Johnson”

Ms “Michelle Vilanova”



Africa Ethnic World Belize Ethnic World California Ethnic World East Coast Ethnic World Latina Ethnic World New England Ethnic World Russia U.S African American Ethnic World TBD TBD July TBD TBD May TBD TBD

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Pageant Weekend Orientation Pajama Party Breakfast Rehearsal 12PM Lunch Rehearsal 3PM Cultural Expression Rehearsal Interviews Pageant September 3, 2011 6PM September 4, 2011 September 4, 2011 September 4, 2011 8AM 2PM 6PM September 3, 2011 12PM September 3, 2011 1PM – September 2, 2011 3PM

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September 2, 2011 7PM September 3, 2011 7AM 8AM-

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Note: Cultural Expression Tickets are $15 at the door (no presale). Pageant Tickets are $25 pre-sale, $35 at the door. Visiting Queen/King Tickets are $5 for both events with sash, crown, or both. Interviews will take place right before the pageant to keep the flow of the pageant.

Larhonda Slaughter – Braxton Assistant Director