Ms. Lanka 2010 for Ms. Asia 2011:

Tomorrow's shining star

Ms. Lanka 1995 - Roshini Tennakoon - 1st runner up, Rochell Lieu - Ms. Lanka 1995, Samudra Hikkaduwa
- 2nd runner up

Ms. Lanka 1996 - Melvone Sathyamarthi - 1st runner up, Gerci Boteju - Ms. Lanka 1996, Jacqueline Pompus - 2nd runner up

Ms. Lanka 1997 - Natasha Fernando - 1st runner up, Roshini Tennekoon - Ms. Lanka 1997

Ms. Lanka 1998 - Nilmini Weerasuriya - 2nd runner up, Roshinee Tillekeratne - Ms. Lanka 1998, Chaya Fernando - 1st runner up

The excitement has begun. Be a part of the prestigious Ms. Lanka 2010 for Ms. Asia 2011. Technique International has been literally inundated with your entries which is a good sign. If you have by some chance not been able to mail your application, don't worry too much over it. You can hand over your application with your photograph and a photocopy of your ID to Technique International, 81/1, Horton Place, Colombo 7.

Interviews with the contestants have commenced and Technique International are conducting programs of training, grooming and learning the catwalk. Alongside, an orientation program for the contestants has begun and this will include a day of nail out, face painting and Mehendi. These programs will be handled by a team from Technique International.

Contestants who have not received their letters for the interviews are requested to go to Technique International on July 31 or on August 5 by 10.30 a.m. for a photo shoot session to participate in the Ms. Sunday Observer Most Popular Contestant.

Today in retrospect we give you memories of the previous Ms. Lanka contests from 1995, memories of the winners who today are popular bright lights in our society.

Ms. Lanka 2010 for Ms. Asia 2011 is a presentation by Technique International in collaboration with the Sunday Observer.

Sri Lanka's leading newspaper with the largest circulation. The other sponsors of this colourful pageant are Pico Events, softlogic, Sterling Flowers and Trendy Wear.

All contestants who were part of Ms. Lanka Beauty Pageants over this years are invited to get in touch with Technique International to make Ms. Lanka 2010 for Ms. Asia 2011 an overwhelming success.

Ms. Lanka 2001 - Iresha Manojani - 4th runner up, Kavinga Wimalachandra - 2nd runner up, Madu Jayaweera - Ms. Lanka 2001, Nadeeka Chandrasekera - 1st runner up, Radeeka Perera - 3rd runner up.

Ms. Lanka 2003 - Ms. Lanka Finalist

Ms. Lanka 2005 - Sunali Ratnayake - 3rd runner up, Dilukshi Weeramanthry - 2nd runner up, Radika Gunawardhana - Ms. Lanka 2005, Chamalsha Ratnaweera - 1st runner up, Mihiri Prasadi - 4th runner up.

Ms. Lanka 2004 - Ms. Lanka - Ms. Crowning Glory