Shada Hossam was crowned Miss Elegant 2021 following a big competition with other contestants, in a beauty pageant that was held without public presence to insure the safety of the participants, while taking into account all precautionary measures against COVID-19.
During the ceremony, The judges’ panel selected 1st runner up Lourane Ayman as the first runner-up Youstina Wagdy as the second runner-up, Mennallah Abdelbaset as the third runner-up, and Alaa Mohamed as the fourth.
The President of Miss Elegant Mahmoud Nagah said that he did not meet with the contestants before the competition to ensure their safety, adding that most instructions were done virtually, and that made it very difficult, as he was constantly monitoring, and instructing the queens online.
The jury included star Tamer Shaltout, singer Shaymaa Nagy, TV presenters Lamis Salama, and Nourhan Emad, as well as etiquette specialist Eman Afifi, Life Coach Tamer Shalaby, and makeup artist Marwa Abaza.
They asked the contestants several questions to evaluate them before selecting the top 12.
The ceremony was limited to the presence of the contestants, the jury, the press, and the media while adhering to the precautionary measures and social distancing due to the coronavirus.
In addition to the conditions of the competition in terms of weight, height, academic qualification, and language, the contestants were chosen and crowned according to their general knowledge, ambitions and ideas that would help the community such as service work activities, as well as an idea to activate tourism to Egypt.
It is worth mentioning that Hossam is 17 years old. She is currently enrolled in the second grade secondary school. She speaks two foreign languages, including English and French, and has a passion for drawing and sign language.
During the competition, she presented two projects, the first is teaching sign language to school students to raise awareness of how to deal with deaf and dumb people. The second is producing a short film about all the monuments of Egypt In an innovative artistic way directed to young people, and translated into both English and sign language to support Egypt’s tourism.
Shada said in an exclusive interview to Sada el-Balad English (See) that she hits the gym every now and then, in addition to fitness classes and zumba to keep fit. She weighs 55 kg and is 170 cm in height.
Nagah also presented honorary titles for the first time, including Miss Fitness Menna Hussein, Miss Congeniality Nada Osama, Miss Photogenic Mariam Diaa, and Miss Beauty Haidi el Mougi, and Miss Top model Passant Fakhr.