24 June 2019
Bhubaneswar: Odia girl Shrikruti has been shortlisted for the Little Mister & Miss Planet 2019 beauty pageant competition to be held in Albena, Bulgaria.
She will be competing against more than 25 kids from over 12 countries including Bulgaria, Egypt, Georgia, South Africa, Brazil and Uzbekistan.
Shrikruti was selected from Bhubaneswar by the pageant's national director Valentina Mishra after excelling at Little Miss and Master (Odisha) International 2019.
Valentina, who has been a part of fashion industry for the last 18 years, is the owner of D-La Valentina which has organised the audition event in the State.
The candidates to represent India are shortlisted on the basis of their confidence, talent and introduction and further groomed by Valentina to participate in the international event.