Prison Beauty Pageant – level 1

30-11-2017 07:00

This news is from a prison in Brazil. It is a prison for women. It organises a beauty pageant. The prison does this every year.

Ten prisoners style their hair and put on dresses. Then they walk around a catwalk. Around 400 people watch them.

Some of the people are the prisoners’ families. They can meet and talk to them. The prison organises the pageant to make the prisoners feel better.

Difficult words: beauty pageant (an event when people try to look their best and others look and judge them), catwalk (a stage, a platform – the area where the women walk).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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