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Set for Friday, October 15th at the legendary Beverly Wilshire on Rodeo Drive, Los Angeles California.
Fourteen Russian Beauties from All Over the USA to Compete for the Crown!
Hollywood will roll out the red carpet for 14 Russian beauties when the 10th Anniversary of Miss Russian United States 2021 competition returns to Beverly Hills, this annual competition is now the largest of its kind in the United States. It will be an elegant evening event where these beautiful, intelligent, and talented finalists representing Russian culture compete for the title of Miss Russian United States.
“I originally founded this event to showcase new talent in our community, and I am so excited to be apart of the growth of this event on the national platform, as it is the only a pageant that welcomes Russian-speaking women from different states to participate,” says Lika Osipova, award winning Producer/Director of Miss Russian United States 2021. “It’s not just a beauty pageant, but also an exciting talent event where the judges discover new talent! This show will highlight the true beauty of their souls, bodies, and minds.”
As the champagne flows, the caviar dreams begin for these stunning contestants. This star-studded event will offer special performances by a bevy of international talent. Direct from Russia, this year’s Master of Ceremonies will be the Russian powerhouse Ksenia Sobchak. This reality TV star and socialite with over seven million Instagram followers turned Russian political candidate challenged Vladimir Putin for the presidency in 2018 by announcing her campaign in a YouTube video.
“I am honored to be the host of Miss Russian United States and to see all these amazing, empowered women,” says Ksenia Sobchak. “And like I have said, it is my hope that Russia’s women will break the traditionally conservative views about themselves. I even have a dream: I want one day to see a big women’s march in Russia like here in America.”
Celebrity judges will include: Jon Peters (producer of both “A Star is Born” films starring Barbara Streisand and Lady Gaga, “Batman”, “Rain Man”, and more); Andreas Carlsson (Grammy-nominated Swedish music producer, composer and pop songwriter who has worked with Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Celine Dion, and Katy Perry); Max Ryan (British actor from “Sex and the City 2”, “Rage”, “The Foreigner”, “The League of Extraordinary Gentleman”), Christine Peters(producer of hit romantic comedy “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days”); Evgeny Afneevsky (Oscar and Emmy-nominated director/producer of the documentary “Winter on Fire” and “Cries from Syria”, which earned him a Critic’s Choice Documentary Award); Joe Cortese (actor with an unforgettable performance in the Academy Award-winning film, “The Green Book”, and major film roles in “Windows”, “Evilspeak”, “Monsignor”, and more); Gleb Savchenko (dancer/choreographer currently on “Dancing with the Stars”), and Polina Egorov (Miss Russian United States 2018).
Special invited guests include Eric Roberts (legendary actor with over 561 film and television credits including “King of Gypsies”, “Runaway Train”, “The Expendables”, and “Heroes”), Diane Warren (iconic Academy Award-nominated songwriter); and Ser’Darius Blain (actor best known for the “Jumanji” film series and “Charmed”). More exciting guests will be announced.
Over the years, this star-studded event has brought out many of Hollywood’s elite including Mickey Rourke (Emmy Award-winning and Oscar-nominated actor); Nick Light (VP of Sony Pictures); Kathy Nelson (music producer and actor known for work in “Unbreakable”, “Repo Men” and “The Bourne Identity”); Larry Namer (co-founder of E! Entertainment Television, Movies USA Magazine, and current head of Metan Global Entertainment Group); Rich Thurber (TV producer and road manager/producer for Howie Mandel, Janet Jackson, and Michael Jackson, currently working on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent).
The pageant is open to any qualified female at least 18 years old who is a United States resident with the ability to speak Russian. The final 14 contestants were selected from over 50 applicants who have been in rehearsals for a month. The finalists will be judged in five separate categories: talent, bikini, evening gown, presentation, and interview. The evening gown portion will be overseen by Russia’s fashion icon, Bad Apple Couture. Both English and Russian will be spoken throughout the pageant.
This year, the pageant winner will receive the title of Miss Russian United States 2021 and an award package including a bejeweled crown, a Swiss watch valued at $5,000, front cover of the magazine , a couture evening gown, a beautiful set of jewelry, and a four-day trip for two to Hawaii. The 2021 competition will be televised internationally on the USArmenia TV Channel to tens of thousands of viewers.