Vijayawada girl in global talent show

Wednesday 09th January 2019 02:00 EST

VIJAYAWADA: A five year old from Andhra Pradesh is set to represent India in the 3rd edition of 'World Rising Stars 2019'- an international beauty talent and fashion awards event to be held in Georgia from January 8. Yamini, is the elder daughter of Vijayawada-based businessman Patibandla Venkat, and studies in the 1st standard in Delhi Public School. Her mother Jahnavi said, “Yamini is quite active and well trained in singing and reciting shlokas from the Bhagvad Gita.” She said her daughter had earlier participated in the city-based Little Princess Competitions-2018 and won. “She has been the brand ambassador of some fashion websites. When we learnt about the event in Georgia, we contacted them. They conducted online auditions and Yamini was selected.” The young girl, who is confident about bringing the crown home, said, “I'm happy to represent India in 'World Rising Stars 2019'. I love my parents and teachers for encouraging me.” The event will be held in five rounds and participants from around 40 countries will participate in the six-day event.

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