Saturday, March 17, 2012

Barbara Turbay was crowned Miss World Colombia 2012

Road to Miss World 2012

Miss World Colombia 2012 was crowned in a private ceremony which took place earlier this week, and she is Barbara Turbay, 19, a Communication university student who from Bogota currently residing in Miami.

Barbara participated in Miss Bogota (Universe) 2011-12 and placed second. Her cousin, Paola Turbay, was Miss Colombia and vice-Miss Universe back in 1992.

Because of Miss World’s calendar change (it will happen in July/August for the first time ever), just like several other countries, Colombia organized a special casting call to choose its representative in Miss World 2012. The winner of Miss World Colombia, which will happen on the second semester, will compete in Miss World 2013.

Barbara Turbay will represent Colombia in Ordos, China, where Miss World 2012 will be held. Miss World 2012 will be crowned on August 18.

Special thanks and credits to Pedro Chadid & GlobalBeauties

Carolina Aguirre was crowned Miss Ecuador 2012

Carolina Aguirre Pérez (C) was crowned Miss Ecuador 2012

Carolina Aguirre, a 19-year old university student from Guayaquil, was crowned Miss Ecuador 2012 during an event held at the Puerto Marina Yacht Club in La Libertad on March 16th.

Aguirre stands 177 cm in height and also won the awards of Miss Cielo and Rostro Yanbal. She will represent her country during the Miss Universe 2012 pageant to be held in December.

Crowned Miss World Ecuador is Cipriana Correia Macias, from Esmeraldas. She is 21 years old, stands 173 cm tall, and will compete in the 62nd Miss World competition to be held in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China, in August.

Miss Ecuador International is 20-year old Tatiana Loor Hidalgo from Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas. She will travel to Chengdu, China, to the Miss International competition in November.

L-R: Chele, Castillo, Aguirre, Correia, Loor, Cevallos / LA HORA

Tatiana Chele, Nicole Cevallos and Sulay Castillo completed the top 6 finalists. They will represent Ecuador in the Miss Supranational, Reina Hispanoamericana and Miss Atlantico Internacional competitions. 18 women competed in the annual contest, televised live by Gama TV.

Aguirre wins the crown, designed by Daniella Kronfle, valued at USD 30,000

Special thanks and credits to GlobalBeauties

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