Ghana’s Rep Displays Rich Ewe Culture At 71st Miss World

Broadcast live on on the evening of February 20th, the opening ceremony marked the beginni ng of the highly anticipated 71st Miss World Global Finale, scheduled to take place at the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai on March 9.
With 120 contestants from nations worldwide participating, the event showcases diverse competitions and charitable endeavours, embodying the role of change ambassadors.

Miss Ghana, Miriam Xorlasi, made a striking entrance at the opening ceremony, adorned in Ghana’s national costume that pays homage to the rich heritage of the Ewe people.

The costume honours the story of the Ewe people’s migration, originating from Notsie in the Republic of Togo. It symbolizes their ingenious escape from the oppressive rule of King Agorkorli, as they weaken the walls of their confinement by continuously applying water from their household chores, eventually facilitating their escape.