Ethiopian Beauty Queens

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Ethiopian Beauty Queens Organization
MottoBeauty with a Purpose
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersAddis Ababa
Miss World
Miss International
Official language
National director
Gadol Wilson

The Ethiopian Beauty Queens is a beauty pageant that was first held in 2003. It is the national contest to choose the representative for the Miss World, Miss International, Miss Grand International and Miss Intercontinental pageants. This national selection is unrelated to Miss Universe Ethiopia or Miss Ethiopia pageants.[1]


Began in 2003, the Ethiopian beauty queens was named as Miss World Ethiopia by Gadol Wilson, the President of Ethiopian Beauty Queens and in 2012 the owner had a cooperation agreement with Murad Mohammed, the Present of Miss Ethiopia Organization to send a winner of Miss Ethiopia 2012 to Miss World 2013.[2]


Color key
  •      Declared as the Winner
  •      Ended as a Runner-Up
  •      Ended as one of the Finalists or Semifinalists


Year Miss World Ethiopia Placement
2003 Hayat Ahmed Top 20 & Miss World Africa
2004 Sayat Demissie Unplaced
2005 Seble Mekonnen Unplaced
2006 Amleset Muchie Unplaced
2007 Mihret Abebe Unplaced
2008 Hibret Fekadu Unplaced
2009 Lula Gezu Unplaced
2010 Hiwot Assefa Unplaced
2012 Melkam Endale Unplaced


Year Miss World Ethiopia Placement Miss Grand Ethiopia Placement
2013 Genet Tsegay Unplaced Helen Getachew Unplaced
2014 Yirgalem Hadish Unplaced Hiwot Bekele 1st Runner-up
2015 Kisanet Teklehaimanot Miss World Sport (Top 24)
Miss World Top Model (Top 30)
Bethelhem Belay Unplaced
2016 Soliyana Assefa Did not compete Genet Tsegay Unplaced


Year Miss World Ethiopia Placement Miss Grand Ethiopia Placement Miss International Ethiopia Placement
2017 Kisanet Molla Unplaced Selamawit Teklay Unplaced Bamlak Dereje Unplaced
2018 Soliyana Abayneh TBD Samrawit Azmeraw Unplaced Frezewd Solomon Unplaced

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