CAIRO – A beauty pageant for hijab-clad Muslim women who can recite the holy Qur’an in Arabic and participate in the welfare of their society has been held in West Jakarta to choose Muslims’ ‘Miss Universe’.
“It’s the first online Islamic beauty contest in the world,’’ Eka Shanty, executive director of the nonprofit Indonesia Islamic Fashion Consortium, which organized the event, told The Jakarta Globe.
“In the Miss Universe contests, the candidates parade their bodies in revealing dresses,” Eka added.
“But in this contest, they’re all covered. Not an inch of skin shows, except for their faces and hands.”...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Muslim Miss Universe
I hear Miss Gaza wowed 'em in the burkini competition. From onIslam: