Miss Muslim World or ‘Miss Muslimah World 2013’ in the local language will instead be held in South Jakarta on 18 September with the participation of 20 ‘beauty queens’ from six Muslim nations, namely Iran, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Nigeria and Bangladesh.
One of Indonesian organisers of the event, Eka Shanty, said that beauty would not be the “primary factor” or sole yardstick. The focus will be on the three ‘S’, she said, namely sholehah (good morals), smart and style, but undoubtedly participants will be “beautiful as well.”
Organising committee told participants that they must wear “Islamic style” clothing that reflect “the colours of the Muslim world.”
The Committee also confirmed that “in-depth meetings” were held before the competition with experts and Islamic scholars to discuss clothing and other items that relate to Muslim traditions.
Por supuesto, mientras se oponen por inmoral al concurso de Miss Universo, a pesar de haber cancelado la prueba de traje de baño…