– First ever Dubai resident to participate in the prestigious event –

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Dubai-based, Russian-Bulgarian model Margo Cooper will compete at the prestigious World Beauty Organization’s Top Model of the World event to be held on 26th of August 2016 at  Radisson Blu Bremen, Germany.

The 23-year old model and journalism degree holder from Moscow University, who is also an early favorite to win the title, will be the first ever Dubai resident to compete in the 23-year history of the pageant.

“I am thrilled to compete in this year’s Top Model of the World event carrying three flags, my roots, Bulgaria, my born place, Russia and my new home, Dubai, UAE. I am a proud resident of UAE and I would like to show the world, through this pageant, the peace, and diversity that this country has to offer for an expat like me. This country has given me great opportunities to be the best that I can be and I do hope that this event will be the avenue to relay my message of love, peace, and equality for all.” Said Margo Cooper.

Cooper has been living in the UAE for 2 years now and a household name in the UAE modeling scene. She has previously worked with big fashion shows such as Fashion Forward and appeared in several print and ad campaigns of popular brands.

Cooper added, “I hope that I could use this platform to send a message to all to stop the war in Syria and the rest of the Middle East and the world. I have been living in Dubai for several years now and I know the benefits of a peaceful country to its residents and I wish, someday soon, that the world will live with love and peace.”

Margo Cooper is an experienced beauty queen and competed in international beauty pageants such as Miss Eurasia 2014, Miss European Tourism 2014, Miss World Next Top Model 2014 where she represented her native Bulgaria. She has graced the cover of internationally-acclaimed luxury and fashion magazines such as L’Official Hommes, Millionaire, and Amica. She was recently cast in a Bulgarian reality TV show ‘Farmer is Searching for Wife’ in 2015.For the first time, the annual competition TOP MODEL OF THE WORLD takes place in the city Bremen.

About Bremen: The City Municipality of Bremen is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany which belongs to the state Free Hanseatic City of Bremen or shortly Bremen.A commercial and industrial city with a major port on the River Weser, Bremen is part of the Bremen-Oldenburg Metropolitan Region, with a total of 2.4 million people. Bremen is the second most populous city in North Germany and tenth in Germany.Bremen is a major cultural and economic hub in the northern regions and home to dozens of historical galleries and museums, ranging from historical sculptures to major art museums, such as the Uebersee Museum. Bremen has a reputation as a working-class city. Along with this, Bremen is home to a large number of multinational companies and manufacturing centers. Companies headquartered in Bremen include the Hachez chocolate company and Vector Foiltec. Four-time German Football champions Werder Bremen are also based in the city.Bremen is some 60 km (37 mi) south from the River Weser on the North Sea. Bremen has much to offer e.g. the Bremen Town Musicians. One of the best-known and most popular of the Brothers Grimm fairytales. Grown-ups and children all over the world know the story of the donkey, the dog,the cat and the rooster who dream of becoming musicians in Bremen, the story of the Brother Grimm.

About Top Model of the World:The delegates who become part of the W B O display those characteristics in their everyday lives. All Titleholders of the W B O personify the combination of beauty and intelligence which defines the beginning of the 21st Century. In keeping with its global view and position as the creator of role models, the W B O has a new corporate structure and enhanced corporate goals. Since the beginning in 1993 just very few „brands“ or entertainment properties reach an over a decade anniversary. World Beauty Organization now is planing and this year organizing the 23rd Top Model of the World pageant.

About 50 Agencies worldwide (national beauty organization and modelling agencies) are producing their own Castings and Show-Events to select a national winner. The winner then is competing in the Top Model of the World Pageant 2016. There is a rich history of bringing together some of the most impressive, beautiful and interesting women and models from many cultures and W B O and their partners helping them to achieve their goals.

That is a heritage unique to this organization. The evolution and expansion of the biggest Model Pageant in the World for Models of age 17-25.The Top Model of the World has a long national and worldwide tradition. 2016 will mark the 23 edition of the Pageant, which began in 1993 in Miami / USA. For 3 consecutive years, it was a fixed place in the annual show-calendar of the USA, produced by the „Globana Group“ and its President, the brother of former Tennis Pro, Goran Ivanisevic. In 1996 the pageant went first time outside of the USA and was in Germany and so attracted extensive media worldwide and provided a major opportunity for Sponsors and Partners to showcase their products to the entire world. The last 3 years the Top Model of the World took successfully place in El Gouna (Egypt) and was held last year at the Flagship Hotel in El Gouna as an Open Air Production, the Ancient Sands.Over 800 people were attending the Show and international tourists, Families, Relatives from over 25 countries came just to see their daughter, sister, friend who was competing in the World Finale on September 2015The producer of the Top Model of the World works throughout the year with private enterprises and state and foreign governments to establish the site for each of their Pageants. The city of a country offering the optimal venue and support to the Pageant and the greatest appeal to Pageant viewers is chosen. In the case of the Top Model of the World 2016, we expect again about 50 countries to compete.