The Coco Palm Bodu Hithi resort in the Maldives will host the filming of the Miss France 2011 pageant from November 11-18.
In a statement, the resort said that the 33 contestants from across France will compete for the title by participating in a range of activities at the resort, including traditional Maldivian cooking, filming a music video, water sports, and ‘exploring the natural beauty of the Maldives’. The final event, a ‘crowning ceremony’ will be held in Caen in Normandy on December 4.
The annual contest is one of the most-watched broadcast events on French television, and “is sure to
provide tremendous publicity for Coco Palm Resorts and the Maldives a destination,” the resort said.
The Coco Palm Bodu Hithi resort is part of the the luxury division of Sunland Hotels, a local Maldivian-owned company.