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Miss Egypt

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Formation  1929
Headquarters  Cairo
Official language  Arabic
Type  Beauty pageant
Location  Egypt
Miss Egypt
Membership  Miss Universe Miss World Miss Earth Miss International

Miss Egypt (Arabic:ملكة جمال مصر) is a national beauty pageant in Egypt.

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Early years

The first Miss Egypt contest was held in 1929. The only Miss Egypt winner that held the title of Miss World was Antigone Costanda, who as Miss Egypt in 193 and Miss World in 1954. Miss Egypt 1954 was Yolanda Gigliotti, who later became known as Dalida because of her singing and film career.

Since 1986 the pageant has been sponsored by the hair care company Pantene . Many of the winners have found notable careers in television. It also introduced models and actresses such as Marina Papaelia and Yolanda Gigliotti (Dalida).

2012–2013: Absence in pageantry

In 2012 – 2013 No pageant, due to revolutionary conflicts in Egypt.

2014–2015: Face to Face Modelling Agency

In 2014 Miss Egypt returns after two years absence, organized by Miss Egypt Organization Face to face (modelling agency), Let's Take Care of the Planet, the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism, and the Egyptian Tourism Authority. On 27 of August, 2014, the first auditions were held at Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah Hotel, with 79 girls from across the country, The elimination took part over two rounds with 35 girls selected in round 1 and 20 final contestants are to enter the semi-finals (round 2), which was held at Citadel of Salah Ed-Din,then they participated in the qualifiers on the final round for the title of Miss Egypt 2014. The ceremony was held in Sharm el Sheikh on the 27 of September 2014. Lara Debbane was crowned Miss Egypt 2014 and will represent Egypt in Miss Universe 2014, Amina Ashraf was crowned Miss Egypt World 2014 and Nancy Magdy was crowned Miss Egypt Earth 2014.

Representatives at Big Four pageants

The following women have represented Egypt in the Big Four international beauty pageants, the four major international beauty pageants for women. These are Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss International and Miss Earth.

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Miss Egypt Universe

The Miss Egypt winner constantly competes at the Miss Universe. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. Egypt did not compete in 1991, 1993, 2012–2013 and 2015-2016.

  • (*) Runner-up went to Miss Universe. Sara El Khouly was designated by Miss Egypt Organization after the Miss Egypt Contest failed to held in 2011. While Donia Hamed was sent to Miss World 2011 by its organizer.
  • Miss Egypt World

    Between 1987 and 2014 the Miss Egypt second title or Miss Egypt World constantly competed at the Miss World. In 2016 Miss Egypt World winner will compete at the Miss World.

    International Winners

  • Arwa Gouda – Best Model of the World 2004
  • Antigone Costanda – Miss World 1954
  • Charlotte Wassef – International Pageant of Pulchritude 1935
  • References

    Miss Egypt Wikipedia


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