ZAGREB, 18 January 2020 – Registration is open for girls of Croatian origin from all over the world to compete for the title of the Most Beautiful Croatian in National Folk Costume Outside of Croatia which will be held in July.
For the seventh year in a row, the competition, which is organised by the Stećak Association and is growing in popularity, will see girls of Croatian origin from the likes of Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Bolivia, Chile, Hungary, Paraguay, Germany, USA, Sweden, Switzerland, compete for the title.
The pageant is aimed at connecting Croatians from all over the world, as well as preserving and promoting traditional Croatian culture.
The rules state that girls need to be between 18 and 32 years of age, of Croatian origin, and must wear the folk costume from the place where they or their ancestors originate from.
This year’s event, which will be held again in Tomislavgrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina, will take place on 3 July 2020 with preparations starting on 29 July.
Registration is now open and the Croatian Heritage Foundation and the Stećak Association invite girls to now apply. For more details how to register, you can email: [email protected]