Dusheni crowned

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By Kamanthi Wickramasinghe 
The grand finale of Siyatha Miss World Sri Lanka 2017 took place and a fresh beauty was crowned. Dusheni Miyurangi De Silva, the winner of this year’s pageant walked away with a Rs. 19 million worth coloured-stone crown designed by Raja Jewellers. Dusheni will represent Sri Lanka at the Miss World Pageant which will be held in China this year.
The event commenced with a ‘Soorya Namaskaraya’ choreographed by Channa Wijewardena and what followed 
was a nail-biting two hours for the guests as well as 
the 13 contestants.

As its tagline suggests, Siyatha Miss World Sri Lanka is not only about beauty but it’s also about a purpose. Hence, all contestants have to do a community service project which would make an impact on society. The 13 contestants travelled around Sri Lanka and participated in various mini pageants while also having their own time. The overall choreography was done by veteran designer Senaka De Silva while personality development and corporate etiquette trainer Kumar De Silva groomed their communication skills and etiquette. 
Before coming to the much-anticipated hour of the pageant, the winners of the 
mini-pageants were announced as follows :
Kiss Miss Popular – Harini Silva, Vision Care Selfie Queen – Dusheni De Silva, 
Arpico Supercentre Miss Congeniality – Minelle Perera, Reebonn Miss Beautiful Hair – Wasana Gunasekara, Dancers of Sri Lanka – Hirushi Jayasena, Facia Miss Beautiful Skin – Dusheni De Silva, Miss Sports and Fitness – Harini Silva, Sensodyne Miss Beautiful Smile – Hirushi Jayasena, LICC Jeans Model of the Year – Dusheni De Silva, 
Singer Miss Talent – Harini Silva, Fadna Miss Fit & Slim – Dusheni De Silva, 
Arpico Miss Personality – Hirushi Jayasena
As Amritaa De Silva, Siyatha Miss World Sri Lanka 2016 made her final walk down the ramp, the contestants as well as the audience  eagerly awaited the announcement. Hence she passed on her crown to Dusheni Miyurangi De Silva who was adjudged as the title holder for 2017. 

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