Maria Harfanti

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Maria Harfanti
BornMaria Harfanti
(1992-01-20) 20 January 1992 (age 26)
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Alma materTrisakti University, University of Indonesia
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
TitleMiss Indonesia 2015
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack
Major
competition(s)
Miss Indonesia 2015
(Winner)
(Beauty with a Purpose) Miss World 2015
(2nd Runner-up)
(Miss World Asia)
(Beauty with a Purpose)

Maria Harfanti (born 20 January 1992) is an Indonesian TV Host, social activist, pianist and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned as Miss Indonesia 2015.[citation needed] She represented her country in Miss World 2015 pageant and was placed as 2nd Runner Up and Miss World Asia 2015.

Filmography[edit]

Miss Indonesia's CROWN[edit]

Maria Harfanti is successor incumbent at 16 February 2015 until 24 February 2016 (only 1 year hold the crown) and her crown is given to Miss Indonesia 2016.

Personal life[edit]

Harfanti is pursuing her master's degree at University of Indonesia majoring Master of Management.

During her bachelor studies at Trisakti University, she was active in several organizations such as AIESEC and Himpunan Mahasiswa. She also worked as a teaching assistant for regular and international class. In 2012, she was sent to teach children in Mainland China as a part of Global Community Development Program. Beside her passion for social works, she was also one of the best students in university, noted as the first student who graduated in her batch. Her achievements in academics have led her to becoming an Indonesian delegate for International Conference of Business Economics and Accounting in Bangkok, Thailand in 2013.

Her family has passion for music. She loves singing and playing piano. She has been a choir pianist since she was 16 years old.

Beauty Pageant[edit]

Miss Indonesia 2015[edit]

Harfanti represented Yogyakarta and became the first lady who was crowned Miss Indonesia title on February 16, 2015, at Hall D2 Jakarta International Expo, Jakarta. Additionally she was awarded with Beauty with A Purpose[citation needed] award and left 33 contestants from other Indonesian provinces.[1]

Miss World 2015[edit]

Harfanti represented Indonesia at the 65th Miss World 2015 pageant. The venue was held in Sanya, China. She was crowned as 2nd runner-up of Miss World and was awarded Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty Asia 2015 because she has earned the highest points among Asian contestants, reaching the highest place for Indonesia in this pageant so far. She was also awarded as the winner of Beauty with A Purpose challenge event, with her project, bringing clean water source closer to people suffered from water crisis, building community toilets, and giving education about the importance of sanitation in Kamancing Village, Pandeglang, Banten. Other achievements Harfanti achieved during this pageant are becoming Top 7 in Interview, Top 10 in World Fashion Designer Award, Top 13 in Talent, Top 15 in Multimedia, and Top 25 People's Choice.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yogyakarta Maria Harfanti". www.rappler.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015.

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
West Sulawesi coa.png Maria Rahajeng
Miss Indonesia
2015
Succeeded by
Flag of Bangka-Belitung.svg Natasha Mannuela
Preceded by
India Koyal Rana
Miss World Asia
2015
Succeeded by
Indonesia Natasha Mannuela
Preceded by
Brazil Julia Gama
Guyana Rafieya Husain
India Koyal Rana
Indonesia Maria Rahajeng
Kenya Idah Nguma
Miss World Beauty With a Purpose
2015
Succeeded by
Indonesia Natasha Mannuela