Prague student becomes Miss Roma 2011

Miroslava Pikolová, a 16-year-old student from Prague, was crowned the Miss Roma 2011 held in the Moravian city of Hodonín on Saturday. A total of twelve girls made it to the final round; eighty had applied to the competition, which is gaining popularity. Apart from traditional beauty pageant elements, such as the swim suit and evening wear competition, the girls also competed in czardas, a traditional Hungarian folk dance popularized by Roma music bands.

Author: Sarah Borufka