Miss Aruba

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Miss Aruba
MottoConfidently Beautiful Miss Aruba
TypeBeauty pageant
Miss Universe
Miss World
Official language
Star Promotion Foundation

Miss Aruba is a 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]


Miss Aruba sends candidates to the following international pageants

Big Four international beauty pageants:

Minor international beauty pageant:

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

Miss Universe Aruba[edit]

Traditionally the winner of Miss Aruba[citation needed] 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 Notes
1964 Lidia Lidwina Henriquez Unplaced Miss Aruba 1963
1965 Dorinda Croes Unplaced Miss Aruba 1964
1966 Sandra Fang Unplaced Miss Aruba 1965
1967 Ivonne Maduro Unplaced Miss Aruba 1966
1968 Sandra Croes Unplaced Miss Aruba 1967
1969 Jeanette Geerman Unplaced Miss Aruba 1968
1970 Linda Annette Richmon Unplaced Miss Aruba 1969
1971 Vicenta Vallita Maduro Unplaced Miss Aruba 1970
1972 Ivonne Dirksz Unplaced Miss Aruba 1971
1973 Monica Ethline Oduber Unplaced Miss Aruba 1972
1974 Maureen Ava Vieira 4th Runner-up Miss Aruba 1973
1975 Martica Pamela Brown Unplaced Miss Aruba 1974
1976 Cynthia Marlene Bruin Unplaced Miss Aruba 1975; also competed at Miss World 1975
1977 Margaret Eldrid Oduber Unplaced Miss Aruba 1976
1978 Margarita Marieta Tromp Unplaced Miss Press Miss Aruba 1977
1979 Lugina Liliana Margareta Vilchez Unplaced Miss Aruba 1978
1980 Magaly Celestina Maduro Unplaced Miss Aruba 1979
1981 Synia Reyes Unplaced Miss Aruba 1980
1982 Noriza Antonio Helder Unplaced Miss Aruba 1981
1983 Milva Evertz Unplaced Miss Aruba 1982
1984 Jacqueline Deborah van Putten Unplaced Miss Aruba 1983; previously competed at Miss International Flower Queen 1984 and Miss World 1985
1985 Margaret Jane Bislick Did not compete Miss Aruba 1984
1986 Mildred Jacqueline Semeleer Unplaced Miss Aruba 1985
1989 Karina Felix Unplaced Miss Aruba 1989
1990 Gwendolyne Charlotte Kwidama Unplaced Miss Aruba 1990; also competed at Miss World 1990
1992 Yerusha Rasmijn Unplaced Miss Aruba 1991
1993 Dyane Escalona Unplaced Miss Aruba 1992
1994 Alexandra Ochoa Hincapie Unplaced Miss Aruba 1993; previously won 1st Runner-up at Miss International 1994 and competed at Miss Coffee International 1997
1995 Marie-Denise Herrlein Unplaced Miss Aruba 1994
1996 Taryn Scheryl Mansell 1st Runner-up Miss Aruba 1995; also competed at Nuestra Belleza International 1995
1997 Karen-Ann Peterson Unplaced Miss Aruba 1996
1998 Wendy Lacle Unplaced Miss Aruba 1997
1999 Irina Croes Unplaced Miss Aruba 1998
2000 Tamara Scaroni[2] Unplaced Miss Congeniality Miss Aruba 1999
2001 Denise Balinge Unplaced Miss Aruba 2000
2002 Deyanira Ludwina Frank Unplaced Miss Aruba 2001
2003 Malayka Rasmijn Unplaced Miss Aruba 2002
2004 Zizi Lee Unplaced Miss Universe Aruba 2004; previously won 1st Runner-up at Miss World 2001
2005 Luisana Cicilia Unplaced Miss Aruba 2004; also competed at Miss World 2004
2006 Melissa Vanessa Laclé Unplaced Miss Aruba 2005; later designated as Miss Earth Aruba 2015
2007 Carolina Raven Unplaced Miss Aruba 2006; previously won Miss Teen International 1999
2008 Tracey Nicolaas Unplaced Miss Aruba 2007
2009 Dianne Croes Unplaced Miss Aruba 2008
2010 Priscilla Lee Unplaced Miss Aruba 2009
2011 Gillain Berry[3] Unplaced Miss Aruba 2010; also competed at Miss World 2011
2012 Liza Helder Unplaced Miss Universe Aruba 2012; the annual Miss Aruba postponed the private casting Miss Universe Aruba held and designated Liza Helder to be the Aruban representative at Miss Universe 2012 in Las Vegas
2013 Stefanie Evangelista Unplaced Miss Aruba 2013
2014 Digene Zimmerman Unplaced Miss Aruba 2014; later won Virreina Reina Hispanoamericana 2015
2015 Alysha Boekhoudt Unplaced Miss Aruba 2015
2016 Charlene Leslie Unplaced Miss Aruba 2016
2017 Alina Mansur Unplaced Miss Aruba 2017; previously won Miss Carnival Queen International 2010
2018 Kimberly Julsing Unplaced Miss Aruba 2018; previously awarded Best of the Best Beauty World at Miss Teen International Aruba 2017

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 World Aruba Placement Special Awards
1964 Regina Croes Unplaced
1966 Reina Patricia Hernandez Unplaced
1972 Sandra Werleman Unplaced
1973 Edwina Diaz Unplaced
1974 Esther Angeli Luisa Marugg Unplaced
1975 Cynthia Marlene Bruin Unplaced
1976 Maureen Wever Unplaced
1977 Helene Marie Croes Unplaced
1978 Rose Anne Marie Lejuez Unplaced
1979 Vianca van Hoek Unplaced
1980 Ethline Ambrosia Dekker Unplaced
1981 Gerarda Hendrine Jantiene Reopel Unplaced
1982 Noriza Antonia Helder Unplaced
1983 Audrey Bruges Unplaced
1984 Margaret Jane Bislick Unplaced
1985 Jacqueline Deborah van Putten Unplaced
1989 Delailah Odor-Wever Unplaced
1990 Gwendolyne Kwidama Top 10
1991 Sandra Croes Unplaced
1992 Solange Noelle Nicolaas Unplaced
1993 Christina van der Berg Unplaced
1995 Tessa Pieterz Unplaced
1996 Afranina Henriques Top 10 Miss World Caribbean
1997 Michella Laclé Croes Unplaced
1998 Judelca Shahira Briceno Unplaced
1999 Cindy Vanessa Cam Lin Martinus Unplaced
2000 Monique Angelique van der Horn Unplaced
2001 Zizi Lee 1st Runner-up Miss World Caribbean
2002 Rachelle Oduber Top 20 Miss World Caribbean
2003 Nathalie Biermanns Unplaced
2004 Luisana Nikually Cicilia Unplaced
2005 Sarah Carolina Juddan Unplaced
2006 Shanandoa Wijshijer Unplaced
2007 Boyoura Martijn Unplaced
2008 Christina Trejo Unplaced
2009 Nuraisa Lispier Unplaced
2010 Kimberly del Valle Kuiperi Unplaced
2011 Gillain Berry Unplaced Beach Fashion (Top 36)
2012 Lucianette Verhoeks Unplaced
2013 Larisa Leeuwe Top 20 Beauty with a Purpose (Top 10), Sports and Fitness (Top 20), Beach Fashion (Top 33)
2014 Joitza Henriquez Unplaced
2015 Nicole Van Tellingen Unplaced
2016 Lynette do Nascimento Unplaced Miss World Sport (Top 24)
2017 Anouk Eman Unplaced
2018 Nurianne Arias Unplaced

Miss International Aruba[edit]

Between 1994 and 2011 traditionally the 2nd Runner-up of Miss Aruba will represent her country at the Miss International pageant. Nowadays, Miss International Aruba selects by Señorita Aruba Organization.

Year Miss International Aruba Placement Special Awards
1994 Alexandra Ochoa Hincapié 1st Runner-up
1995 Yolanda Janssen Unplaced
1996 Julisa Marie Lampe Unplaced
1997 Louisette Mariela Vlinder Unplaced
1998 Anushka Sheritsa Lew Jen Tai Unplaced
1999 Cindy Vanessa Cam Lin Martinus Unplaced
2000 Carolina Francisca Albertsz[4] Unplaced Best National Costume
2001 Daphne Dione Croes Top 15
2002 Jerianne Tiel Unplaced
2003 Falon Juliana Lopez Unplaced
2004 Ysaura Giel Unplaced
2005 Gita van Bochove Unplaced
2006 Luizanne "Zenny" Donata Unplaced
2007 Jonella Oduber[5] Unplaced Best National Costume
2008 Nuraisa Lispier[6] Unplaced Best National Costume
2009 Christina Trejo Unplaced
2010 Ivana Werleman Unplaced
2011 Vivian Chow Unplaced Goodwill Ambassador
2016 Tania Nunes Unplaced
2018 Anouk Eman Unplaced

Miss Grand International Aruba[edit]

Year Miss Grand Aruba Placement Special Awards
2016 Chimay Ramos[7] Unplaced

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Melissa Lacle is spectacular at Miss Earth 2011, Representing Aruba in Manila, Philippines". Aruba Daily. 1 December 2011. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 23 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Miss Universe makes it beauty double for India". Cyprus Mail. hri.org. May 13, 2000. Retrieved 3 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Meet Gillain Berry, Miss Aruba 2010". The Morning News. December 8, 2010. Retrieved 3 March 2011.
  4. ^ "Miss International 2000 update". Philippine Headline News. November 19, 2000. Retrieved 3 March 2011.
  5. ^ "Beauty of Mexico is Miss International". VnExpress. October 15, 2007. Retrieved 3 March 2011.
  6. ^ "Spanish beauty crowned Miss International 2008". Dân trí. November 8, 2008. Retrieved 3 March 2011.
  7. ^ "Miss Aruba 2016 Final Results". PageantNews.com. August 21, 2016. Retrieved November 14, 2016.

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