Fourth day: the meeting with the jury

All the projects have been analyzed. A hard job for the jury members, who also evaluated the traditional costumes.

MARUGGIO – The pleasant and warm sun of the Salento has accompanied one of the most important moments of Miss Progress International: the interviews with the jury that evaluated, one by one, the projects dedicated to Environment, Health and Human Rights and the national costumes.

Also this year the prize for Cultural Integration will be awarded by the same competitors in the coming days, when they will be called to vote which, in their eyes, was better integrated with the others.

the jury at work

The jury, chaired by Giusy Nobile and Giuseppe Borrillo, respectively president and director of the competition, was also composed by the logistics manager Alessio Di Fonzo, the journalist Vincenzo Ludovico and Anna De Donatis, representatives of the association Terra Nostra of Fragagnano.

After dinner the first rehearsal session with the choreographer Amadia Sansonetti and a fun pyjama party.

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Miss Progress International 2017: we are in Puglia! (ENG)

From 13 to 22 October, the Ambassadors of Progress will explore the lands of Taranto and Bari. Among the novelties, the co-branding project with #WeAreInPuglia and a special prize to promote tourism in the region.

TARANTO – Also for the fifth edition of Miss Progress International-Women for Progress, organized by the Cultural Association In Progress, it will be the Puglia region to welcome the multiethnic group that on October 13 will land at the airport of Brindisi.
The elegant Grand Hotel dei Cavalieri in Campomarino di Maruggio will become the logistical base from which the excursions to discover the Apulian treasures will begin.

the Grand Hotel dei Cavalieri of Maruggio

The main new of this year is the co-branding project with Viaggiareinpuglia that will bring the brand #WeAreInPuglia far beyond the national boundaries.
Among the contestants, who will bring their projects dedicated to the environment, health, human rights and cultural integration, there are representatives of all five continents, and each of them will describe their experience among the monuments, the olive trees and the sea of ​​the Heel of Italy with her personal video postcard.
“And this is the other great new – says enthusiast Giusy Nobile, president of the Apulian non profit association – every contestant will tell our cameras her trip to Puglia and the one who will receive the most views during the following months will be our guest at the next edition of Miss Progress International as the Ambassador of tourism in Puglia.”.

Also this year’s final show will be broadcast live on the web on Friday, October 20, starting from 9 p.m.. It will be presented in Italian and English and will begin with the contestants in their national costumes, in an ideal hugging to the world from the stage of the town theater of Carosino.

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Miss Progress International 2016, it’s always Puglia!

From Cape of Leuca to the trullos of Alberobello, through the fantastic beaches of the Gulf of Taranto, the program of the fourth edition of Miss Progress International will make Puglia protagonist. as well as the Ambassadors of Progress.

TARANTO – Ten intense days, lived with joy and peaceful coexistence, in the marvellous region of Puglia. This is the most common comment to the three previous editions of Miss Progress International-Women for Progress.

It has been pronounced, in many different languages, by the Ambassadors of Progress who attend the world finals of the event, owned and managed by the cultural association In Progress of Carosino, discovering the “heel of Italy”.

The 2016 edition of the contest dedicated to the environment, health, human rights and cultural integration will begin on September 23rd, when the delegates and the journalists travelling with them will land at Brindisi and will be accompanied to the Messapia Hotel at Marina of Leuca.

the Messapia Hotel at Leuca

the Messapia Hotel at Leuca

With the “farewell to summer” party on Saturday and the cruise of the two seas, the group will a first taste of the area defined by the National Geographic as “the most beautiful region of the world”.

On the following monday they will move to the Nicotel Pineto in Castellaneta Marina, which will become the headquarter for the trips to Alberobello and Taranto and many other places that the organization included in the program.

the Nicotel Pineto at Castellaneta Marina

the Nicotel Pineto at Castellaneta Marina

On September 30th, thanks to the worldwide streaming via the web, the whole world will watch the final show and know the name of the Ambassador of Progress who will succeed the Paraguayan Liz Arévalos, current titleholder.

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Stop in Taranto for the group of Miss Progress

Miss Progress International 2015
Press release # 10

The welcome of the authorities at the Palazzo Pantaleo, the Majorano Museum, the Dome and the Aragonese Castle before lunch and the “Made in Italy” shopping time.

LEUCA – It was a long excursion, today’s one, which led the Ambassadors of Progress to visit Taranto.  At Pantaleo Palace the journalists and the Department of Culture, represented by Assessor Vincenza Vozza, welcomed the group of Miss Progress International and accompanied him on a visit the Museum Majorano.

Pantaleo Palace

Pantaleo Palace

A walk through the alleys of the old town, stopping in the beautiful Cathedral of San Cataldo and the visit of the Aragonese Castle marked the day dedicated to human rights.

Walking in Taranto

Walking in Taranto

At the “Mongolfiera” mall was then served a rich a buffet, offered by Mr. Tangredi at central square, which was followed by the desierd shopping of “made in Italy” products. It was a great success thanks to the special discounts that some of the exhibitors have reserved to all the group members.

IMG_3172 shopping

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