Miss Russia 2017 pageant is on its road to the finale and is scheduled to be held in the month of April. Miss Russia Organisation announced the casting dates, which will be held in a Moscow Shopping Mall Afimall City on 18th February 2017. The Organisation made the announcement on their official website. The girls will have to pre-register themselves by dropping a mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to be able to audition.
The audition will be 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. The girls will have to bring along their high heels and a separate bathing suit for photo shoot at the time of auditions. There will also be a special fashion show in front of the jury, for which the girls will be provided with the official outfits.
A total of 50 finalists will be shortlisted and the selected finalists will receive 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 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.