Rs1 million vote has Lanka in FB fever: First Miss Sri Lanka Online

Voting fever catches on with Lankans across the world

A beauty product may have, with all vested interests, set the ball rolling, but the internet fever has caught on and Sri Lankans – from Colombo to Dubai to Canada – are busy canvassing for their favourite beauty.

Udari Kaushalliya

For the first time Sri Lankans will vote in an online beauty pageant for the ‘Seri Miss Sri Lanka Online 2012’.

The pageant was launched on Facebook in October and with just one day to go, thousands of votes have been cast so far for the 12 finalists.

Shehara Wickramathillake

Organisers originally invited the contestants to apply online via Facebook.

Around 50 women applied and their pictures were uploaded on the Facebook to be ‘liked’.

Dinali Jayasinghe

The ‘like’ was the vote each contestant received.

On Thursday December 6, the the Grand Finale of the Seri Miss Sri Lanka Online beauty pageant will be streamed live at from 6:00pm onwards.

Those who wish to vote can do so on Facebook here

Bidur Salem

The winner will receive rs1 million (approximately Dh28,000) cash prize and a tour to France the organisers told Emirates 24|7.

A panel of judges have also been involved in choosing the finalists.

Amaya Fernando

They are Ajai Singh, President Colombo Fashion Week, Shayana Raat, Director Seri Naturals and internationally acclaimed stylist guru Gerald Solomons.

Anuradhi Molligoda


Nadeesha Rukshani


Hiruni Perera


Angela Richard


Nayanthara Fernando


Karandza Fernando


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