Star Cyprus (Greek: Σταρ Κύπρος) is a national Beauty pageant in Cyprus held the last quarter of the year, primarily in November. The 2 winners compete internationally, the following year. Began in 2016 The two major titleholders: Star Kypros represents Cyprus at Miss World and Miss Kypros represents the country at Miss Earth.
The first modern Cypriot competition took place in 1973. the organization has been financed by the famed brewing company Carlsberg. the competition has taken place at the Carlsberg-festival location.
The winners receive the titles "Star Kypros", '"Miss Kypros", "Miss Carlsberg" and "Miss Mediterranean". Starting in 2016 after losing the Miss Universe franchise the winners of the event go on to represent Cyprus at the Miss World (Star Kypros), Miss Earth (Miss Kypros), plus two runners-up. The following abbreviations are used for the different titles: Only one person has gone to place in the beauty pageants which is Miss Cyprus 2002 who finished 8th.
The winners receive the title:SK = Star Kypros (Greek: Σταρ Κύπρος)
MK = Miss Kypros (Greek: Μις Κύπρος)
Other positions receive the title:Miss Carlsberg
Miss Young (Miss Teen Cyprus)
In 2000 Star Kypros was handled the Millennium Miss Universe 2000 in Nicosia, Cyprus with the Miss Universe Organization. Miss India, Lara Dutta was crowned as Miss Universe 2000 in that year.Color key
The winner of Star Kypros represents her country at the Miss Universe pageant. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. Traditionally the winner selected in previous year to the Miss Universe pageant. In 2010 Star Kypros was cancelled after rescheduling date between Miss Universe Organization International pageant and Star Kypros National pageant. Since 2013 Cyprus is inactive in Miss Universe history
The second placed represents her country at Miss World pageant. The Star Cyprus holds the Miss World franchise since 1973. Between 1960 and 1973 another agency held Miss World Cyprus, separately. The second title will crown as Miss Kypros. Began 2016 after losing the Miss Universe franchise, the winner of Star Kypros goes to Miss World.
In 2001 the second placed went to Miss Earth pageant. Between 2002 and 2014 Cyprus did not present at the pageant. In 2015 the main winner of Star Kypros represented her country at the Miss Earth 2015 in Austria. Began 2016 the second title of Star Kypros representes her country at Miss Earth pageant.
The fourth placed represents her country at Miss International pageant. The fourth placed will be automatically crowning as Miss Mediterranean but since 2010 the title does not exist. Since 2007 Cyprus is inactive in Miss International history.
The Miss Young at Star Kypros coronation identified as Miss Teen Cyprus.