Miss and Mister Deaf International Pageant in Ankara, Turkey

The Miss and Mister Deaf International (MMDI) Pageant held in Ankara, Turkey was a spectacular success that showcased colorful local talent, international names and excited and positive contestants (not to mention smart and gorgeous!).
It was a very exciting pageant with entertainment that ranged from traditional Turkish dancing to comedians to John Maucere an internationally recognized actor/author/performer/

After a great competition that included evening wear and questions asked, the crowns were handed to Miss Deaf Belarus and Mr. Deaf Turkey.

The crowd went wild with excitement over their local favorite winning and with excitement for Miss Belarus and a fantastic show.

The following awards were given:
Mr. USA and Miss Brazil are Mr and Miss Deaf Americas

Miss India and Mr Indonesia are Miss and Mr Deaf Asia.

Miss Belarus and Mr Spain are Miss and Mr Deaf Europe

Miss Germany and Mr Indonesia were voted Miss and Mr. Congeniality

Miss Belarus and Mr. USA were voted Most Photogenic

They put in a lot of hard work but contestants in the pageant were also able to tour Ankara and take in some of the local sites. Accommodations were provided by the beautiful JW Marriott Hotel Ankara, Turkey.

For more information about the Miss and Mister Deaf International Pageant, please go to www.missmisterdeafinternational.com