Lula Gezu is Miss World Ethiopia 2009

Lula Gezu was crowned Miss World Ethiopia 2009 in a beauty pageant held on August 15 at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa. She stands 1.77m tall and a sophomore psychology student at Mekele University from Addis Ababa. Lula Gezu was awarded a Diamond ring worth 60,000 ETB from Zoskales Dimond. She will also represent her country at the Miss World 2009 on December at Johannesburg, South Africa.

The contest was organized by Artaele Enterprise. The pageant was conducted with the motto of “Beauty with purpose”.

25 candidates participated in this event. At the beginning of the competition the contestants came out in swimsuits, followed by evening gowns. They were judged on catwalk, self expression, and their knowledge of their country and its resources, as well as on things like the environment and globalization.

Hiwot Assefa who stands 1.78m tall was declared as the 1st run-up, while Lensa Tilahun who stands tall at 1.93m was named the 2nd run-up.


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