Manama, 7 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 – Bahrain presented her with a sash and crown. She was also adjudged with the title of ‘Best Hairdo’ and ‘Best Walk’.
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 ‘Best Smile’.
About UAE Exchange
UAE Exchange commenced its operations in 1980. Today, it has grown into a leading global remittances, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the brand has spread its footprint across the world. With close to 800 branches spread across 31 countries in 5 continents, it has emerged as the widest globally networked remittance brand. Strong correspondent banking relationship with over 140 global banks and smart technology add to its might. Over 9000 professionals, representing more than 40 nationalities, strive to achieve excellence and bring delight to more than 7.9 million customers worldwide. UAE Exchange is an ISO certified brand and member of prestigious global associations, recognised and awarded for its quality and business excellence. For more information, please visit: www.uaeexchange.com, https://www.facebook.com/uaeexchange or https://www.uaeexchangeblog.com/.
The company commenced its operation in the Kingdom of Bahrain in the year 2007. In a very short span of time, it has expanded its branch network and serves over 100,000 customers from across its 13 branches in the country. Holding a licence from Central Bank of Bahrain, the company offers money transfer and foreign exchange services. It has been conferred with awards including Best Exchange House in Bahrain Award 2015 by Global Banking Finance Review.