Miss Aruba

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Miss Aruba
Formation 1964
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Oranjestad
Miss Universe
Miss World
Miss Earth
Official language
Website www.missaruba.aw

Miss Aruba is the national Beauty pageant in Aruba.


Under the direction of New Star Promotion Organization since 1992, Aruba has been accumulating positive results, with Taryn Mansell placing as first runner-up in 1996 at Miss Universe and Tamara Scaroni, becoming the first Aruban to receive the Miss Congeniality award in 2000; representatives placing as semifinalists in 1990, 1996, 2002, along with a first runner-up in 2001 at Miss World; and another semifinalist in Miss International 2001, three Best National Costume awards in 2000, 2007, 2008 and a first runner-up placement in 1994 at Miss International. In 2011, the New Star Promotion acquired the franchise for Miss Earth.[1] In 2012, the organization gave up the Miss Universe franchise.


Miss Universe Aruba[edit]

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

Traditionally the winner of Miss Aruba [2] will represent 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 2012, Miss Aruba for Miss Universe has been selected by separate pageant. In 2013 the format from Miss Aruba winner for the Miss Universe pageant returned.

Year Miss Aruba Placement Special Awards
United States 1964 Lidia Lidwina Henriquez Unplaced
United States 1965 Dorinda Croes Unplaced
United States 1966 Sandra Fang Unplaced
United States 1967 Ivonne Maduro Unplaced
United States 1968 Sandra Croes Unplaced
United States 1969 Jeanette Geerman Unplaced
United States 1970 Linda Annette Richmon Unplaced
United States 1971 Vicenta Vallita Maduro Unplaced
Puerto Rico 1972 Ivonne Dirksz Unplaced
Greece 1973 Monica Ethline Oduber Unplaced
Philippines 1974 Maureen Ava Vieira 4th Runner-up
El Salvador 1975 Martica Pamela Brown Unplaced
Hong Kong 1976 Cynthia Marlene Bruin Unplaced
Dominican Republic 1977 Margaret Eldrid Oduber Unplaced
Mexico 1978 Margarita Marieta Tromp Unplaced
Australia 1979 Lugina Liliana Margareta Vilchez Unplaced
South Korea 1980 Magaly Celestina Maduro Unplaced
United States 1981 Synia Reyes Unplaced
Peru 1982 Noriza Antonio Helder Unplaced
United States 1983 Milva Evertz Unplaced
United States 1984 Jacqueline Deborah van Putten Unplaced
Panama 1986 Mildred Jacqueline Semeleer Unplaced
Mexico 1989 Karina Felix Unplaced
United States 1990 Gwendolyne Charlotte Kwidama Unplaced
Thailand 1992 Yerusha Rasmijn Unplaced
Mexico 1993 Dyane Escalona Unplaced
Philippines 1994 Alexandra Ochoa Hincapie Unplaced
Namibia 1995 Marie-Denise Herrlein Unplaced
United States 1996 Taryn Scheryl Mansell 1st Runner-up
United States 1997 Karen-Ann Peterson Unplaced
United States 1998 Wendy Lacle Unplaced
Trinidad and Tobago 1999 Irina Croes Unplaced
Cyprus 2000 Tamara Scaroni[3] Unplaced Miss Congeniality
Puerto Rico 2001 Denise Balinge Unplaced
Puerto Rico 2002 Deyanira Ludwina Frank Unplaced
Panama 2003 Malayka Rasmijn Unplaced
Ecuador 2004 Zizi Lee Unplaced
Thailand 2005 Luisana Cicilia Unplaced
United States 2006 Melissa Vanessa Laclé Unplaced
Mexico 2007 Carolina Raven Unplaced
Vietnam 2008 Tracey Nicolaas Unplaced
The Bahamas 2009 Dianne Croes Unplaced
United States 2010 Priscilla Lee Unplaced
Brazil 2011 Gillain Berry[4] Unplaced
United States 2012 Liza Helder Unplaced
Russia 2013 Stefanie Evangelista Unplaced
United States 2014 Digene Zimmerman Unplaced Virreina Reina Hispanoamericana 2015
United States 2015 Alysha Boekhoudt Unplaced
2016 TBA TBA

Miss World Aruba[edit]

Traditionally the 1st Runner-up of Miss Aruba will represent her country at the Miss World. In 2011-2013 the originally winner of Miss Aruba were competed at the pageant instead. In 2014 the format was returned.

Year Miss Aruba Placement Special Awards
United Kingdom 1964 Regina Croes Unplaced
United Kingdom 1966 Reina Patricia Hernandez Unplaced
United Kingdom 1972 Sandra Werleman Unplaced
United Kingdom 1973 Edwina Diaz Unplaced
United Kingdom 1974 Esther Angeli Luisa Marugg Unplaced
United Kingdom 1975 Cynthia Marlene Bruin Unplaced
United Kingdom 1976 Maureen Wever Unplaced
United Kingdom 1977 Helene Marie Croes Unplaced
United Kingdom 1978 Rose Anne Marie Lejuez Unplaced
United Kingdom 1979 Vianca van Hoek Unplaced
United Kingdom 1980 Ethline Ambrosia Dekker Unplaced
United Kingdom 1981 Gerarda Hendrine Jantiene Reopel Unplaced
United Kingdom 1982 Noriza Antonia Helder Unplaced
United Kingdom 1983 Audrey Bruges Unplaced
United Kingdom 1984 Margaret Jane Bislick Unplaced
United Kingdom 1985 Jacqueline Deborah van Putten Unplaced
Hong Kong 1989 Delailah Odor-Wever Unplaced
United Kingdom 1990 Gwendolyne Kwidama Top 10
United States 1991 Sandra Croes Unplaced
South Africa 1992 Solange Noelle Nicolaas Unplaced
South Africa 1993 Christina van der Berg Unplaced
South Africa 1995 Tessa Pieterz Unplaced
India 1996 Afranina Henriques Top 10 Miss World Caribbean
Seychelles 1997 Michella Laclé Croes Unplaced
Seychelles 1998 Judelca Shahira Briceno Unplaced
United Kingdom 1999 Cindy Vanessa Cam Lin Martinus Unplaced
United Kingdom 2000 Monique Angelique van der Horn Unplaced
South Africa 2001 Zizi Lee 1st Runner-up Miss World Caribbean
United Kingdom 2002 Rachelle Oduber Top 20 Miss World Caribbean
China 2003 Nathalie Biermanns Unplaced
China 2004 Luisana Nikually Cicilia Unplaced
China 2005 Sarah Carolina Juddan Unplaced
Poland 2006 Shanandoa Wijshijer Unplaced
China 2007 Boyoura Martijn Unplaced
South Africa 2008 Christina Trejo Unplaced
South Africa 2009 Nuraisa Lispier Unplaced
China 2010 Kimberly del Valle Kuiperi Unplaced
United Kingdom 2011 Gillain Berry Unplaced
China 2012 Lucianette Verhoeks Unplaced
Indonesia 2013 Larisa Leeuwe Top 20
United Kingdom 2014 Joitza Henriquez Unplaced
China 2015 Nicole Van Tellingen Unplaced
United States 2016 TBA TBA

Miss Earth Aruba[edit]

In 2011, Aruba made a debut at Miss Earth. The Miss Aruba Organization sends a delegate to represent Aruba at Miss Earth. In 2011, Mellisa Lacle was appointed to compete at the pageant, she was Miss Aruba 2005 who competed at Miss Universe 2006 in Nevada, USA.

Year Miss Aruba Placement Special Awards
Philippines 2011 Melissa Laclé[1][5] Unplaced
Austria 2015 Kimberly Wever Unplaced 3rd Miss Frienship (Group 1)
Thailand 2016 TBA TBA
Senorita Aruba MISS ARUBA FOUNDATION Chamber of commerce reg # 1266
My name is Isaï Labadie, TV personality and Producer. I have worked for 20 years in the pageant industry in Aruba, helping contestants and being sponsor for different pageant on the island.

Four years ago I introduced the Miss Aruba Foundation and held the first the Srta. Aruba® Pageant.

Our purpose is to prepare all the candidates, regardless of social standards, on the same level. We are the only pageant on the island that tries to minimize the costs of participating in a pageant by helping the candidate as much as possible, thanks to your generous help.

The candidates receive: • Sash • Uniforms • Accessories • Cocktail dress to Meet the Press • Bathing suit for final event • Evening Gown for the final event • Modeling Lessons • Gym Training Seminars amongst others: History of our Country and Culture

                                          Etiquette & Protocol
                                          Awareness & Prevention
                                          Vision of Government

The winner will represent Aruba in the Miss International Pageant in Japan. The first runner-up will represent us in Philippines at the Miss Earth competition.
Formation 2012
Type Beauty Pageant
Headquarters Oranjestad
Miss International
Official language
Website FACEBOOK: Srta Aruba INSTAGRAM: srtaaruba

Senorita Aruba[edit]

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

Senorita Aruba ia not affiliated with Miss Aruba Pageant and or Star Promotion. The pageant will choose the winner for Miss International and Miss Earth thumb

pageants. Before 2011, traditionally the 2nd Runner-up of Miss Aruba will represent her country at the Miss International pageant.
Year Miss Aruba Placement Special Awards
Japan 1994 Alexandra Ochoa Hincapié 1st Runner-up
Japan 1995 Yolanda Janssen Unplaced
Japan 1996 Julisa Marie Lampe Unplaced
Japan 1997 Louisette Mariela Vlinder Unplaced
Japan 1998 Anushka Sheritsa Lew Jen Tai Unplaced
Japan 1999 Cindy Vanessa Cam Lin Martinus Unplaced
Japan 2000 Carolina Francisca Albertsz[6] Unplaced Best National Costume
Japan 2001 Daphne Dione Croes Top 15
Japan 2002 Jerianne Tiel Unplaced
Japan 2003 Falon Juliana Lopez Unplaced
China 2004 Ysaura Giel Unplaced
Japan 2005 Gita van Bochove Unplaced
China 2006 Luizanne "Zenny" Donata Unplaced
Japan 2007 Jonella Oduber[7] Unplaced Best National Costume
Macau 2008 Nuraisa Lispier[8] Unplaced Best National Costume
China 2009 Christina Trejo Unplaced
China 2010 Ivana Werleman Unplaced
China 2011 Vivian Chow Unplaced Goodwill Ambassador
Japan 2013 Erialda Croes Unplaced Best National Costume / Goodwill Ambassador
Japan 2014 Francis Massiel Sousa Unplaced
Japan 2015 Laura Luiz Unplaced Miss International Americas
Japan 2016 TBA TBA


  1. ^ a b News, Aruba (1 December 2011). "Melissa Lacle is spectacular at Miss Earth 2011, Representing Aruba in Manila, Philippines". Aruba Daily. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Miss Aruba 2014 winner is Digene Zimmerman". Angelopedia.com. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Miss Universe makes it beauty double for India". Cyprus Mail. hri.org. May 13, 2000. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Meet Gillain Berry, Miss Aruba 2010". The Morning News. December 8, 2010. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 
  5. ^ News, Bobi (1 December 2011). "Melissa Lacle Miss Aruba". Beauties of Business International. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "Miss International 2000 update". Philippine Headline News. November 19, 2000. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 
  7. ^ "Beauty of Mexico is Miss International". VnExpress. October 15, 2007. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 
  8. ^ "Spanish beauty crowned Miss International 2008". Dân trí. November 8, 2008. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 

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