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Pageant Parents Expert Interview
2012-11-07 09:54:08

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The child beauty pageant is a uniquely American cultural phenomenon that has been catapulted into the media spotlight in recent years. Popular reality television shows like Toddlers & Tiaras and Here Comes Honey Boo Boo as well as films like Little Miss Sunshine and Living Dolls: The Making of a Child Beauty Queen have raised public awareness and debate about these pageants to an unprecedented level. In a recently...

2011-07-11 14:30:00

BEIJING, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China and the world tuned in as the curtains were raised at the Beijing MasterCard Centre tonight, waiting with excitement to see who would be crowned the new Miss Universe China. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110711/CN32970 ) Zilin Luo, the contestant no. 18 from Shanghai, China, with her elegant manners and calm performance, won the champion of 2011 Miss Universe China Pageant. She was also selected as "the most popular Miss...

2011-07-01 09:41:00

NEW YORK, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It is clear that Blazetrak.com is making moves outside of music by focusing a lot of its efforts on acquiring clients in an array of different verticals, including - film, sports, business, fashion, and more. This past week has shown a flurry of new professionals using the platform in fashion, modeling, and most recently - in the world of beauty pageants. Blazetrak's newest roster addition is one of the top beauty pageant coaches in the world,...

2009-12-08 10:45:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, December 8 /PRNewswire/ -- International beauty contests tend to go down to the wire in deliciously fought competitive entertainment. But results often prove that those left towering above their pageant rivals are, more often than not, of the breathtaking Latina variety. Spawned from first-rate gene-pools derived from a historic blend of nationalities, Latin American women are gifted with astonishing natural beauty, exquisite features and unique animal magnetism. It's...

2009-10-26 12:20:00

BANGOR, Maine, October 26 /PRNewswire/ -- - Black Sea Yields Swell of Feminine Riches A boost to online dating and the world of beauty pageants was recently had in the virtual sphere. A non-traditional beauty competition with a twist was held where the voting body, men from across the globe, and 54 nubile swimsuit contestants from Russia & CIS, had the opportunity to mix online and off through a mix of innovative technologies. Men from the four corners were able to...

2009-08-31 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- TLC announced plans to premiere new pageant series KING OF THE CROWN, taking viewers behind the glam, beyond the hair spray and into the unseen world of pageants. The show revolves around veteran pageant expert Cy Frakes, who has been coaching aspiring beauty queens for over 20 years. Twelve episodes have been ordered and will premiere on September 30(th) only on TLC. The world of pageants is estimated to be over a billion dollar a year business and...

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