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Presentatie child beauty pageants

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Presentatie child beauty pageants

  1. 1. Child beauty pageants By Merel Roest
  2. 2. Outline <ul><li>What is a child beauty pageant? </li></ul><ul><li>How it started </li></ul><ul><li>The child beauty pageant business </li></ul><ul><li>Parents of a pageant child </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages and disadvantages </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is a child beauty pageant? <ul><li>Beauty contest for children from 0 to 18 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Judged by a professional jury </li></ul>
  4. 4. Children are judged on… <ul><li>Talent </li></ul><ul><li>Dance </li></ul><ul><li>Dress </li></ul><ul><li>Make-up </li></ul><ul><li>Hairstyle </li></ul><ul><li>Modeling swimwear </li></ul><ul><li>Etcetera </li></ul>The complete package…
  5. 5. How it started <ul><li>Originated in the USA in 1921 </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing tool </li></ul><ul><li>Pageants became a major event </li></ul><ul><li>Discontinued from 1929-1932 due to the Great Depression. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The child beauty pageant business <ul><li>Operated by for-profit organizations </li></ul><ul><li>One of the fastest growing industries in the USA </li></ul><ul><li>Parents spend a lot of money </li></ul>
  7. 7. The child beauty pageant business <ul><li>High entrance fee </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive dress </li></ul><ul><li>Professional coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Professional photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Professional hair & make-up </li></ul>Big prizes <ul><li>$ 10.000 Cash </li></ul><ul><li>Cars </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Fame </li></ul>
  8. 8. Example of costs <ul><li>Investment Costs Entry fee $ 250 Dress $ 5000 Professional hair and make up $ 100 Spray tan $ 50 Fake teeth (flipper) $ 700 Professional photographs $ 1000 Highly professional coaching $ 1000 </li></ul><ul><li>Total amount of costs $ 8100 Cash prize $ 10.000 Profit $1.900 </li></ul>
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  10. 10. Parents of a pageant child <ul><li>Motives </li></ul><ul><li>Create a successful child </li></ul><ul><li>Learn necessary skills to move up the social scale. </li></ul><ul><li>Hoping that children will have professional careers. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Parents of a pageant child <ul><li>Marleigh’s mom </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRZyzccF02I&feature=channel </li></ul>
  12. 12. Advantages and disadvantages <ul><li>Advantages of child beauty pageants </li></ul><ul><li>Children feel self secured </li></ul><ul><li>Children feel comfortable in front of big audiences </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Pageants help beneficial programs </li></ul>
  13. 13. Advantages and disadvantages <ul><li>Disadvantages of child beauty pageants </li></ul><ul><li>Parents are obsessed with winning </li></ul><ul><li>Parents force their children </li></ul><ul><li>Kids can get depressed, get eating disorders or have body distortions </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Thank you for listening! </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Let’s discuss… <ul><li>Theses! </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>1. Child beauty pageants are a form of child abuse </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>2. The government should regulate child beauty pageants </li></ul><ul><li>( guarding kids against manipulative adults) </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>3. There should be a minimun age to enter a beauty pageant </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>4. Children should not wear make-up on stage </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>5. Parents should not let their child model swimwear </li></ul><ul><li>(promoting sexuality at young age) </li></ul>

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