Pushpika to make a dream debut
Miss Sri Lanka for Miss World 2011 Pushpika Sandamali De Silva is now
in Egypt to compete at the Top Model of the World 2013 pageant which
starts today. The prestigious week-long pageant ends next Sunday with a
Pushpika, participated in a training stint in India as a lead up to
the big event and left for Egypt last Friday. Since winning Sri Lanka’s
most prestigious beauty crown in 2011, Pushpika has had a busy schedule.
While participating in the Miss World 2011 in London she was selected
for the semi-finals of the mini pageant - Beauty with a Purpose.
The Sunday Observer is the print media partner of Pushpika as she
embarks on her journey to bring more glory to Sri Lanka. “I want to
bring more international glory to my country. I am really thankful to my
sponsors, especially to Raja Jewellers who have given me the financial
backing and the Sunday Observer and TV Derana for being media partners.
I will make every effort to make my presence felt at the Top Model of
the World 2013 pageant,” Pushpika said shortly before her departure.
The stage is set for the Top Model of the World 2013 which will be
held for the 20th consecutive year with the grand finale scheduled for
March 31 in El Gouna, Egypt. Nearly 60 countries will take part in the
competition organised by the World Beauty Organisation, an international
company based in Panama City, Panama.
The Sunday Observer has also been the official print media partner of
the Derana Veet Miss Sri Lanka for Miss World from the year Pushpika won
“It is a great privilege in my professional career as a beauty queen
and a model. Sri Lanka has never taken part in the Top Model of the
World competition before and I am confident that I could make a dream
debut for my country,” she added.