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Miss Colombia 2008

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Date  November 17, 2008
Entrants  25
Broadcaster  RCN TV
Miss Colombia 2008
Presenters  Carlos Calero Carolina Cruz Andrea Serna Claudia Bahamón
Entertainment  Rosario Flores, Fanny Lú, Antonio Carmona
Venue  Auditorio Barahona, Centro de Convenciones Julio César Turbay, Cartagena de Indias

Miss Colombia 2008, the 74th Miss Colombia pageant, was held in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, on November 17, 2008, after two weeks of events. The winner of the pageant was Michelle Rouillard Estrada, Miss Cauca.


The pageant was broadcast live on RCN TV from the Centro de Convenciones Julio César Turbay in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. At the conclusion of the final night of competition, outgoing titleholder Miss Colombia 2007 Taliana Vargas crowned Michelle Rouillard Estrada of Cauca as the new Miss Colombia.


The former panel of judges was composed by Olga Sinclair (Panama), Pablo Jiménez Burillo (Spain), Sylvia Loria (Costa Rica), Thomas P. Murray (United States), Giovanni Scutaro (Venezuela).


  • Miss Colombia 2008 - Michelle Rouillard Estrada (Cauca)
  • The runners-up:

  • 1st Runner-up - Lina Marcela Mosquera Ochoa (Chocó)
  • 2nd Runner-up - Verónica Velásquez Gómez (Antioquia)
  • 3rd Runner-up - Stephanie Garcés Aljure (Valle)*
  • 4th Runner-up - Andrea Lilian Tirado Reina (Sucre)*
  • The ten semi-finalists :

  • Paula Alejandra González Gutiérrez (Amazonas)
  • Ina Andrea Ontiveros Casas (Norte de Santander)
  • Leidy Marcela Mejía Urrego (Quindío)
  • Giselle Marín Ramos (Cartagena D.T. y C.)
  • * Sonia Janneth Cubides (Bogotá D.C.) and María Jimena Escobar (Cundinamarca) resign the title as Segunda Princesa (3rd Runner-up)

    Special awards

  • Miss Photogenic (voted by press reporters) - Michelle Rouillard Estrada (Cauca)
  • Best Body Figura Bodytech - Stephanie Garcés Aljure (Valle)
  • Miss Elegance - Lina Marcela Mosquera Ochoa (Chocó)
  • Best Face - Ina Andrea Ontiveros Casas (Norte de Santander)
  • Reina de la policia - Lina Marcela Mosquera Ochoa (Chocó)
  • Señorita Puntualidad - Sonia Janneth Cubides Silva (Bogotá D.C.)
  • Best Regional Costume - Andrea Lilian Tirado Reina (Sucre) - "Pola Becté", Design by Erick Pérez
  • Miss Congeniality - Cindy Kohn Cybulkiewicz (Guajira)
  • Zapatilla Real - Giselle Marín Ramos (Cartagena D.T. y C.)
  • Delegates

    According to the press release from September 11 of 2008 on the website of the National Beauty Contest of Colombia, The official candidates are:


  • Marianna Rodriguez was replaced by Stephanie Garcés Aljure as Señorita Valle after pictures of Marianna posing in underwear surface.
  • Sonia Janneth Cubides Silva resing her title as Segunda Princesa to pursuit an acting career
  • Notes

  • Lina Mosquera (Chocó) would go on to win the title of Miss Continente Americano 2009 and placed as the 6th Runner-up at the Reina Hispanoamericana 2009 pageant.
  • References

    Miss Colombia 2008 Wikipedia

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