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The Miss Universe Ethiopia Organisation is pleased to announce that for the first time in the history of Ethiopia, Ethiopia will be participating in the

2004 Miss Universe contest due to be held in Quito Ecuador, A representative from Ethiopia will be selected from a variety of backgrounds and sources, Miss Universe 2004 will take place on Tuesday, June 1st in CEMEXPO (Centro de Convenciones y Exposiciones Mitad del Mundo) in Quito, Ecuador. 78 contestants from all over the globe are expected to participate in the 2004 Miss Universe contest according to the Miss Universe Organisation in New York


The main event which is scheduled to be held in Addis Ababa in April 2004, will see the first ever Miss Universe Ethiopia crowned, the event is expected to appeal primarily to aspiring Ethiopian models since the Miss Universe contest is more cosmopolitan in orientation then its traditional rivals, and the contestants will be selected in a competition that will feature evening gowns, swimwear, and stage presence, the eventual winner will be considered a prime candidate for major modeling assignments world wide and almost all prior Miss Universe contestants end up on the cat walks of Rome, Paris and New York


The contest organizers have consulted Tefera promotions a prominent Addis Ababa based entertainment company as the consultants and event organisers to ensure a smooth contest,


After her crowning the New Miss Universe Ethiopia is expected to under go extensive grooming for her debut at the Miss Universe contest, her grooming for the Miss Universe Pageant will be supervised in part by Mr. Vangellis of the Milan, Italy based Tourism Italia Organisation, who has also been selected as one of the judges for the contest, the Miss Tourism Italia Organisation is also in partnership with the Tourism Ethiopia Organisation to further promote good relations and tourism in each others respective countries, and will be opening joint offices shortly thereafter. 



All photos and contents are 2006 Miss Universe LLP,  Miss Universe Ethiopia ORG  & The Ethiopian Life Foundation. No one is allowed to copy or reproduce any of these photos or images, without first obtaining written permission from the Ethiopian life foundation, If you do we will pursue the strongest legal action against violators. Copy right violators beware