Miss Universe Tanzania
|Headquarters||Dar es Salaam|
Miss Tourism Queen International
|Maria Sarungi Tsehai|
Miss Universe Tanzania is a beauty pageant that was first held in 2007 and an annual national contest to choose ambassador for the Miss Universe pageant. Miss Universe Tanzania is not related to the previous Miss Tanzania contest.
The reigning Miss Universe Tanzania is Nale Boniface, who was crowned on November 2, 2014.
- 1 History
- 2 Titleholders
- 3 Miss Tanzania at International pageants
- 4 Former titles
- 5 References
- 6 External links
Miss Universe Tanzania identified was held for first time in 2007. Since that year the pageant became the official national franchise holder of Miss Universe, Miss Earth, Miss International and Miss Tourism Queen International pageants.
Since the pageant's inception, the second runner up of the Miss Universe Tanzania used to compete at Miss International until 2011 when the Miss Universe Tanzania organization severed ties with them and ceased to send representatives to said pageant. The second runner up is now sent to compete at Miss Tourism Queen International.
In 2012 the organization was awarded the franchise of Miss Supranational and Tanzania was supposed to make a debut at the pageant by sending Winfrida Dominic as the country's first representative. However due to Visa problems, withdrew at the last minute.
|Year||Miss Universe Tanzania||Represented||Notes|
|2007||Flaviana Matata||Dar es Salaam||Top 10 placement, Miss Universe, Top Sexiest Women by 'Globalbeauties|
|2008||Amanda Ole Sululu||Arusha|
|2009||Illuminata James Wize||Mwanza|
|2010||Nuya Hellen Dausen||Arusha|
|2011||Nelly Kamwelu||Dar es Salaam||Competed in four major pageants|
|2012||Winfrida Dominic||Dar es Salaam|
|2013||Betty Boniphace||Dar es Salaam|
Miss Tanzania at International pageants
- Color key
- Declared as Winner
- Ended as runner-up
- Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
Representatives at Miss Universe
The winner of Miss Universe Tanzania represents her country at Miss Universe. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. In 2007 for debuting Tanzania at the pageant became phenomenal, for the first time Miss Universe Tanzania achieved the Top 10 Finalists at the Miss Universe pageant, even the former Miss Universe Tanzania has been marked in successful women from Tanzania.
|Year||Miss Universe Tanzania||Represented||Placement|
|2007||Flaviana Matata||Top 10|
|2008||Amanda Ole Sululu||Unplaced|
|2009||Illuminata James Wize||Unplaced|
|2010||Nuya Hellen Dausen||Unplaced|
|2011||Nelly Kamwelu||Unplaced||7th place - Best National Costume|
Representatives at Miss Earth
The second title of Miss Universe Tanzania represents her country at Miss Earth. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a contestant is sent. In 2011 the winner of Miss Universe Tanzania can also compete at the Miss Earth pageant, due to lack preparation from the 1st Runner-up, Nelly Kamwelu reigning the queen in that year took the chance.
|Year||Miss Earth Tanzania||Placement||Special awards|
|2008||Miriam Odemba||1st Runner Up|
|2009||Evelyne Almasi||Unplaced||Best National Costume|
|2013||Clara Noor||Unplaced||Miss Pagudpud Sponsor Event|
Representatives at Miss Supranational
In 2013 Miss Universe Tanzania had became the national franchise of Miss Supranational pageant. In 2014 the third title of Miss Universe Tanzania represents her country at Miss Supranational. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a contestant is sent.
|Year||Miss Supranational Tanzania||Placement||Special awards|
Representatives at Miss Tourism Queen International
After losing the franchise of Miss International, the third title of Miss Universe Tanzania represents her country at Miss Tourism Queen International. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a contestant is sent. In 2014, perhaps the candidate will be designate from Miss Universe Tanzania Organization.
|Year||Miss Tourism Tanzania||Placement||Special awards|
|2007||Sophia Alex Kapama||Unplaced|
|2008||Jamila Juma Munisi||Unplaced|
|2009||Gisela Philip Tarimo||Unplaced|
|2011||Nelly Kamwelu||4th Runner-up|
Representatives at Miss International
The third title of Miss Universe Tanzania represents her country at Miss International until 2011. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a contestant is sent. As of 2012, Tanzania will no longer participate in Miss International pageant. The official candidate of Miss International Tanzania is in unknown reasons for returning or not.
|Year||Miss International Tanzania||Placement||Special awards|
|2009||Illuminata James Wize||Unplaced|