Miss Russia 2017 pageant is on its road to the finale and is scheduled to be held on 15th April 2017. A total of 50 finalists have been shortlisted, who will be competing to clinch the coveted title of Miss Russia 2017. The 50 finalists are -
The selected finalists received certificates of M.A.C Cosmetics. The winner of Miss Russia 2017 will earn the right to represent the country at the Miss Universe 2017 and Miss World 2017.
Miss Russia Organisation announced the casting dates, which were held in a Moscow Shopping Mall Afimall City on 18th February 2017. The Organisation made the announcement on their official website. The girls had to pre-register themselves by dropping a mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to be able to audition.
The audition was judged by a panel of prominent judges including, StarHit magazine fashion editor Marina Sayakhova, fashion designer Anastasia Zadorina, Miss Russia 2015 and 1st Runner-up of Miss World 2015 Sofia Nikitchuk and CEO of the Miss Russia Larisa Tikhonova.
Miss Russia is the annual national beauty pageant of Russia that selects representatives of Russia to Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International, Miss Supranational and Miss Grand International pageant. The pageant was established in the year 1992. Ever since commencement, the pageant has been held annually except in the years 1994, 2000 and 2008, when no pageant was held.