Friday, July 3, 2009
2009 Miss Czech Slovak US Pageant
Don't miss the 2009 Miss Czech Slovak US Pageant at Czech Days in Wilber, NE on August 1 & 2. Very accomplished Czech Queens will come from all over the country to compete for to be the next Miss Czech Slovak US. This is a must see for anyone who loves Czech/Slovak heritage. This competition showcases the best of authentic and Americanized costumes and some very talented ladies. These lovely young ladies will compete in several categories including: onstage and personal interview; talent and kroj (Czech costume) modeling. Contestants are: Michelle Barak, Texas; Carrie Brown, Nebraska; Olivia Buydos, Ohio; Olivia Cada, Minnesota; Amanda DeHoedt-Iowa; Christine Dowling, Kansas; Samantha Hlinicky, Oklahoma; Tanya Jech, Illinois; Kristy Kleinhans, Wisconsin; Leilani Kurtak, Arizona; Teresa Mahoney, Oregon; Valerie Smith, Missouri; Cindy Syrovatka, South Dakota and Brianna Tichy, New Jersey.
The pageant is held in conjunction with Czech Days, a Czech festival in Wilber, NE. Events include parades on both Saturday and Sunday. This small town opens up and welcomes tens of thousands of visitors from all over the United States. Don't miss it. For more information, log on to http://www.ci.wilber.ne.us/festival_events.asp. For more information on the Miss Czech Slovak US Pageant, log on to http://missczechslovakqueen.tripod.com/.