The Face of Niger Delta Cultural Pageant (FONDCUP) has formally announced entries from contestants for its 2021 rebranded edition.
FONDCUP, a cultural pageant organized by LizGold Global International Ltd., in partnership with World Kindness Initiative Nigeria (WKIN) says the 2021 season will showcase the rich cultural heritage of the Niger Delta and the enormous beauty of her maidens.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE
The competition will focus on showcasing the physical beauty, personality, intelligence, kindness, compassion and talents of young maidens, within the ages of 18 – 25years from the Region, which comprises of 9 states namely; Ondo, Edo, Delta, Imo, Abia, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Rivers and Bayelsa respectively.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
- Go to FONDCUP website (www.fondcup.ng)
- Make a payment of N5,000 online
- Fill the registration form.
- Make a 60 seconds video introducing yourself (upload and submit alongside your registration form online).
Elizabeth Era says prizes range from the main winner which is the Crowned Queen, the 1st runner-up, 2nd runner-up and other contestants. “Crowned Queen: A brand new car, N1 million, Kindness Ambassador for the Niger Delta, running a project with the World Kindness Initiative, and signed to modelling agencies for one year.
“As the Face of Niger Delta, her job will be to preach love, kindness and show to Nigeria and the world that people are more than just fighting. “She will also be trained in any skill of her choice. She will work with a telecommunication company and advert agency for a period of one year, she adds. “1st runner-up will get N1 million, modelling contract and skill acquisition contract for one year.
“2nd runner-up gets N500,000 and other juicy opportunities. Other contestants from the 9 Niger Delta states will get N200,000 each and lots of other consolation prizes. The contestants will be camped for a period of 22 days, starting from May 16, while the grand finale holds in June 2021.
The activities in the house will be live-streamed and their environment will be a cultural setting to showcase the different beautiful cultures of the Niger Delta region. According to the organisers, auditioning for contestants will be done strictly online in accordance with Covid 19 guidelines.