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Model Contest & Reality TV Show announces Top 10 Contestants

Miss Multiverse Australia
Miss Multiverse Australia

After six months of auditions, tests and eliminations, Miss Multiverse Australia found their top ten contestants who will go through to the National Finals in August.

The search is on for Australia’s most multifaceted model that is not only beautiful on the outside but has a good education, interpersonal skills, social skills, emotional intelligence, catwalk and photographic skills and is also fit and healthy.

With over 700 applications, only 50 ladies were accepted as Regional Finalists. The Regional Finals were held in Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney over the month of June when 30 more contestants were disqualified or eliminated, leaving 20 ladies in the run for the National Finals.

The last month seen many tears, jealousy and sadness but even more triumphs, laugher and happiness. Not all eliminated and disqualified contestants were happy with the decision but some accept their fate with grace.

Miss Multiverse Australia
Miss Multiverse Australia

“This is a competition, and even though it is extremely hard for me to say goodbye to contestants, we all know that there can only be one winner and I will need to do this 49 more times” says Yolandi Franken, National Director.

The top twenty contestants had to spend the past week on the edge of their seats in anticipation for the big announcement of who will be the Miss Multiverse Australia National Finalists.

Miss Multiverse Australia is a new reality TV show that is launching in Australia this year after great success in America and South America over the last few years. The Australian team needs to ensure that the Australian representative is the best of the best, has all the skills that is required and has a very good change of bringing home the world title.

Miss Multiverse Australia
Miss Multiverse Australia

During the Regional Finals, contestants were tested on all levels ranging from physical, mental, social, leadership, teamwork, IQ, sportsmanship and much more.

All regional events started with a formal interview, IQ test and general knowledge test, followed a swimwear catwalk test and a fun group activity.

Contestants were in shock when learning that they were required to do the tests and there was a sharp rise in anxiety and a drop in confidence. The organisers were very pleased to learn that all the contestants did fairly well, with a few scoring exceptionally well.

“It is important that contestants realise that we are looking for models with a wide variety of other skills and attributes” says National Director, Yolandi Franken.

The group activity in Perth was a Flying Trapeze Lesson at Cirque Espace, in Brisbane it was rock climbing and upside down abseiling organised by Green Frog Adventures, in Melbourne an Urban Race (Amazing Race Style) through the streets of Melbourne by Urban Quest and in Sydney it was bowling at Kingpin in Strathfield and a lesson in Australian war-history by the Secretary of the RSL concord veteran group.

Yolandi Franken
Yolandi Franken

Yolandi Franken says that the strongest group was the VIC group with six of the ten National Finalists being from there and Sydney only brought two contestants to the table.

Being a reality TV show that looks at all aspects of the contestants, everyone around them took note of their behaviour and gave notes, however it was the main guest judges whose opinions carried the most weight.  Anthony Rice from iModelFashion magazine, Dean Marzolla from Aussie Elite Group, Sonalika Pradhan and Vishwajeet Pradhan from the label, Vitamin and National Director, Yolandi Franken.

The Miss Multiverse Australia National Finalists 2017 are:

Ashton Hayden (VIC), Dana Trebar (NSW), Gabrielle Keaton (NSW), Grace Hann (VIC), Jessica-Lee Murphy (VIC), Karli McGunigle (QLD), Shanelle Chase (VIC), Sheralyn Hill (VIC), Stephanie Bridger (VIC), Joei Serrano (QLD).

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INTRODUCING AUSTRALIAS MOST ADVENTUROUS CONTEST & REALITY TV SHOW

 

Miss Multiverse – a hybrid between: “Next Top Model”, “The Apprentice” and “Survivor”.

Australia is now home to the most challenging and adventurous Beauty Contest and Reality TV Show. Miss Multiverse Australia is officially launching in January 2017 with the search for Australia’s most beautiful and multi-faceted ladies. The filming will take place in some of the most adventurous, iconic or typical Australian settings, capturing the cultures and landscapes of Australia.

Yolandi Franken, National Director, Miss Multiverse Australia
Yolandi Franken, National Director, Miss Multiverse Australia

National Director, Yolandi Franken says: “As a previous International Finalist I want to make sure that the next contestant from Australia is ready for what is in store at the World Finals.

The international version of the show is already in its third season and is broadcast across America and South America.  Miss Multiverse Australia will be available in Australia and other countries around the world.

Suited ladies from across the country will have the opportunity to enter this prestigious contest and stands the chance to walk away with the National Title of Miss Multiverse Australia and to compete internationally in October 2017.

The contestants in Australia will be selected based on nowadays beauty standards and level of education. The beautiful women that reach the finals are already accomplished models, entrepreneurs or have won beauty queen titles, they are at a point in their careers where their motivation goes beyond showcasing their beauty; they are seeking life changing experiences, recognition of their internal qualities, empowerment capabilities and the opportunity to give the best of themselves to empower others.

The TV program showcases the fun, adventures, modeling and business challenges of a group of beautiful models during their journey towards self-discovery and personal growth.

Australia’s version of the competition will put the contestants through various challenges to test their limits and to see what really lurks underneath their outer beauty. Judges will eliminate contestants through challenges, narrowing them down to the ten models (finalists) whom will face the final challenges and final event where the ultimate winner will be selected.

The Australian National Winner will be crowned “Miss Multiverse Australia” and will be sent to the international contest overseas to compete among contestants from 30 other countries for the World Title of “Miss Multiverse”.

 “The adventures, challenges and eliminations captured on camera provides viewers an inside of the high stakes and emotional roller-coaster faced by the contestants, delivered in six reality TV episodes”, says Mrs Franken.

 For more information visit: www.australia.missmultiverse.com