Manama, 2 June 2016: It is said that beauty with brains is a rare combination but, last evening the Indian Club in Manama, the Kingdom of Bahrain, was filled with striking looks, elegance, talent and intelligence together. 13 gorgeous beauties from across the globe sashayed the ramp at the UAE Exchange May Queen 2016 beauty pageant.
Shyann Horton from Mumbai was announced as the winner after winning all the four rounds in the competition. Vineesh Kumar, General Manager, UAE Exchange ÔÇô Bahrain presented her with a sash and crown. She was also adjudged with the title of ÔÇÿBest HairdoÔÇÖ and ÔÇÿBest WalkÔÇÖ.
Vineesh Kumar, General Manager, UAE Exchange ÔÇô Bahrain presenting the crown to Shyann Horton, winner of UAE Exchange May Queen 2016
The august gathering, of over 500 people, was left spellbound when the curtain to the spectacular evening was opened. Dressed in casual, the contestants made their grand entry with the distinctive sound of the Harley Davidson bikes being ridden onto stage by The Bahrain Desi Riders. The contestants then donned ethnic and party attire for second and third rounds. Seven finalists were selected for the last Q&A round with the judges.
Hosted by Anand Lobo, the evening also witnessed traditional and international dancers gyrating to DJ Andy and his music. A BMW 6 Series Convertible motor car was also on display.
Pradnya Walke and Sharada Chamur, both from Mumbai, were named first and second runner up respectively, while Deshi Fernando from Sri Lanka won the title of ÔÇÿBest SmileÔÇÖ.