Striptease and go-go dancers win Miss Minsk beauty pageant (photo, video)


Euroradio first spotted the winner's immodest photos in social networks. The scandal then unfolded after night club regulars recognized Jana Kantsavenka and posted the pictures from a party in Dozari night club in Minsk (photo:

After that, journalists from Salidarnasc online newspaper gathered information about the other young women who participated in the contest. For instance, the 2nd runner-up Natallia Bashura works as a go-go dancer in a night club and often performs a role of the pink bunny

Miss Friendship Katsiaryna Voitus earns for her living by striptease and runs her personal webpage at

Two contenders - Volha Kisialyova and Anzhalika Tsikhanovich - are members of provocative erotic dance band E.B.A.S.H

Representatives of a night club in Minsk told Salidarnasc they were shocked to learn the winner of the Miss Minsk pageant. They said: "The winner is a regular visitor to night clubs. She can be often seen at pictures accompanied by various men."

Night clubs top managers note the girls simply do their job and most of them are very nice persons, but they should not necesserily become the face of Minsk.

Meanwhile, one of the contenders shared with Salidarnasc that after the award ceremony some ten girls were invited to a reception attended by Belarus president Aliaksandr Lukashenka and his younger son Kolya. After the reception, the girls went to night clubs to work.