Beauty Contest in Paraguay – level 3

06-10-2017 07:00

The country of Paraguay held its fourth annual beauty contest for plus-size women to send a message that ‘beauty does not have a size’. The women competed for the title of ‘Miss Gordita’ which in English means ‘Miss Chubby’, and the contestants strutted in evening gowns or swimsuits just like in any other pageant.

This year, 20-year-old Gabriela Venialgo won the title and tiara. She said that she would wear the tiara proudly in her name and in her country’s name.

Difficult words: annual (happening every year), strut (walk and show something off), gowns (a long elegant dress), pageant (a ceremony where people dress up), tiara (a small crown that people sometimes use to show that you won in a contest).
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