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Miss Argentina

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Motto  Confidently Beautiful
Type  Beauty pageant
Location  Argentina
Formation  1928
Headquarters  Buenos Aires
Membership  Miss Universe

Miss Argentina is a national Beauty pageant in Argentina.



The Miss Argentina beauty contest was established in 1928 by El Hogar Magazine in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires. The first winner was Túlia Ciámpoli of Cordoba. The pageant was received by the President of Argentina in that year by Marcelo T. de Alvear and his wife Regina Pacini. http://www.carlospazvivo.com/ocio/25949-llega-a-cordoba-el-casting-para-miss-argentina-2015 In 1928 the Miss Argentina was organized by Caras y Caretas. In 1930 Critical magazine took over the Miss Argentina and for the first time Miss Argentina winner went to Miss Universe in Brazil where Celia Basavilbaso of Chaco represented Argentina at the pageant. In 1932 the News Carts Newspaper Corporation held Miss Argentina and Ana Rover went to Miss Universe 1932 in Belgium. In 1937 Elba Tardits was won Miss Argentina by the local government of Argentina.


The Miss Argentina constantly sends its winner to Miss Universe competition while runners-up had ever participated to Miss International or Miss World, the Miss Argentina committee sometimes held the separate pageant either Miss World or Miss International. In 1954 Mundo Radial held Miss Argentina for the first time and the winner became the first Miss Argentina at the Miss Universe 1954 in Long Beach, California. In 1959 the Max Factor Sponsor together with the team of Miss Argentina celebrated Miss Argentina coronation. In 1965 the Canal 7 was broadcast Miss Argentina pageant by El Arte de la Elegancia program in under Jean Cartier directorship. In 1967 Naico Agency took Miss Universe franchise in Argentina. In 1968 John Fischer and Channel 13 held Miss Argentina pageant at Casino Program.


In 1970 Héctor Larrea took Miss Argentina portion and collaborated with canal 13. In 1979 El Mundo del Espectáculo had become official program to select Miss Argentina winner. In 1981 Nelly Raymond and Juan Alberto Mateyko took the franchise of Miss Universe at the Miss Argentina Organization. In 1993 Senorita Argentina contest was held by Nelly Raymond, this was for the first time Miss Argentina named as Senorita Argentina. Between 1995 and 1998 the Miss Argentina was broadcast by America TV.


Between 2000 and 2003 Fenix Production and Fundación Favaloro held Miss Argentina in Buenos Aires. In 2006 Mirta Schuster owned Miss Argentina beauty contest and renamed as the annual Miss Universo Argentina. In 2016 The Endamol Argentina and TNT Latin America took the franchise of Miss Universe in Argentina.

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