Miss Cyprus

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Star Kypros
Miss Kypros
Miss Carlsberg
Miss Mediterranean
Motto Feel Fantastic
Formation 1973
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Nicosia
Location
Membership
Miss Universe
Miss World
Miss Earth
Official language
Greek
Team
Mega TV Cyprus
Website starcyprus.com

Star Cyprus (Greek: Σταρ Κύπρος) is a national Beauty pageant in Cyprus held the last quarter of the year, primarily in November. The 2 winners compete internationally, the following year. The two major titleholders: Star Kypros represents Cyprus at Miss World or Miss Universe and Miss Kypros represents the country at Miss Earth.

History[edit]

The first modern Cypriot competition took place in 1973. the organization has been financed by the famed brewing company Carlsberg. the competition has taken place at the Carlsberg-festival location.

The winners receive the titles "Star Kypros", '"Miss Kypros", "Miss Carlsberg" and "Miss Mediterranean". Starting in 2016 after losing the Miss Universe franchise the winners of the event go on to represent Cyprus at the Miss World (Star Kypros), Miss Earth (Miss Kypros), plus two runners-up. The following abbreviations are used for the different titles: Only one person has gone to place in the beauty pageants which is Miss Cyprus 2002 who finished 8th.

The winners receive the title:

  • SK = Star Kypros (Greek: Σταρ Κύπρος)
  • MK = Miss Kypros (Greek: Μις Κύπρος)

Other positions receive the title:

  • Miss Carlsberg
  • Miss Mediterranean
  • Miss Young (Miss Teen Cyprus)
  • First Runner-up
  • Second Runner-up

In 2000 Star Kypros was handled the Millennium Miss Universe 2000 in Nicosia, Cyprus with the Miss Universe Organization. Miss India, Lara Dutta was crowned as Miss Universe 2000 in that year.

Titleholders[edit]

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

Star Kypros[edit]

Before 2016 the winner of Star Kypros represents her country at the Miss Universe pageant. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. Traditionally the winner selected in previous year to the Miss Universe pageant.

In 2010 Star Kypros was cancelled after rescheduling date between Miss Universe Organization International pageant and Star Kypros National pageant.

Starting in 2016, the grand winner will represents Cyprus in Miss World or Miss Universe pageants.

Year Star Kypros International Pageant Placement Special Awards
1973 Joanna Melanidou Miss Universe 1973
1974 Andri Tsangaridou Miss Universe 1974
1976 Georgia Georgiou Miss World 1977
1977 Mary Adamou Miss World 1978
1978 Eliana Djiaboura Chr Miss World 1979
1979 Parthenopi Vassiliadou Miss World 1980
1980 Elena Andreou Miss World 1981
1981 Katia Angelidou Miss Universe 1981
1982 Marina Elena Rauscher Miss Universe 1983
1983 Katia Chrysochou Miss World 1983
1984 Zsa Zsa Melodias Miss Universe 1984
1985 Andri Andreou Miss Universe 1985
1986 Christina Vassaliadou Miss Universe 1986
1987 Natasha Papademetriou Miss Universe 1987
1988 Aphrodite Theophanous Miss World 1988
1989 Irma Voulgari Miss World 1989
1991 Militsa Papadopoulou Miss Universe 1992
1992 Photini Spyridonos Miss Universe 1993
1993 Maria Vasiliou Miss Universe 1994
1994 Clara Davina Rainbow Miss Universe 1995
1995 Froso Spyrou Miss Universe 1996
1996 Korina Nicolaou Miss Universe 1997
1997 Daniella Iordanova Miss Universe 1998
1998 Valentini Dionysiou Miss Universe 1999
1999 Christi Groutidou Miss Universe 2000
2000 Stella Demetriou Miss Universe 2001
2001 Demetra Eleftheriou Miss Universe 2002 Top 10
2002 Ivi Lazarou Miss Universe 2003
2003 Nayia Iacovidou Miss Universe 2004
2004 Elena Hadjidemetriou Miss Universe 2005
2005 Elena Gerodiakonou Miss Universe 2006
2006 Polyvia Achilleos Miss Universe 2007
2007 Dimitra Sergiou Miss Universe 2008
2008 Kielia Giasemidou Miss Universe 2009
2009 Demetra Olimpiou Miss Universe 2010
2010 NO PAGEANT
2011 Andriani Karantoni Miss Universe 2011
2012 Ntaniella Kefala[1] Miss Universe 2012 Withdrew
2013 Elisa Georgiou Miss Universe 2013 Did not compete
2014 Markélla Konstantínou Miss Earth 2015
2015 Maria Morarou Miss World 2016
2016 Helena Tselepi[2] Miss World 2017 TBA
  • Andri Tsangaridou, Star Cyprus 1974 placed Top 7 Miss Europe 1976.

Miss Kypros[edit]

In 1974 Miss Kypros becomes the second title at Star Kypros Organization and the title goes to Miss World pageant. The Star Cyprus holds the Miss World franchise since 1973. Between 1960 and 1971 another agency held Miss World Cyprus, separately. The second title will crown as Miss Kypros.

Starting 2016, the Miss Kypros competes at the Miss Earth Pageant.

  • In 1975-1978, 1990, 1992-1993 and 2008-2009 this title did not award at the Star Kypros coronation.
Year Miss Kypros International Pageant Placement Special Awards
1974 Christiana Agathaggelou -
1975 NO PAGEANT
1976 NO TITLE FROM 1976-1978
1979 Eliana Tsiapoura Miss World 1979
1980 Popi Vasiliadou Miss World 1980
1981 Elena Andreou Miss World 1981
1982 Marina Elena Raouzer Miss World 1982
1983 Eleftheria Melodia -
1984 Agathi Demitriou Miss World 1984
1985 Stavroula Chrysostomou -
1986 Katerina Ioannou -
1987 Maria Euagorou -
1988 Christia Papadopoulou -
1989 Natasa Andreou -
1990 NO PAGEANT
1991 Anna Margaret Stefanou Miss World 1991
1992 NO TITLE FROM 1992-1993
1994 Ioanna Ouvin Miss World 1994
1995 Isavela Giorgalou Miss World 1995
1996 Maria Papaprodromou Miss World 1996
1997 Galatia Charalambidou Miss World 1997
1998 Chrisanthi Michail Miss World 1998
1999 Sofi Georgiou Miss World 1999
2000 Ifigenia Papaioannou Miss World 2000
2001 Christiana Aristotelous Miss Earth 2001 Top 10
2002 Antzela Drousiotou Miss World 2002
2003 Stella Stylianou Miss World 2003
2004 Konstantina Euripidou Miss World 2004
2005 Nickol Temene -
2006 Elli Manoli Miss World 2006
2007 Dora Anastasiou Miss World 2007 Best Talent (Top 18)
2008 NO TITLE FROM 2008-2009
2010 NO PAGEANT
2011 Orthodoxia Panagi Miss World 2011 Beauty With A Purpose (Top 77)
2012 Georgia Georgiou Miss World 2012 Beach Beauty (Top 40)
2013 Ioanna Fillipou Miss World 2014
2014 Rafaela Charalampous Miss World 2015
2015 Maria Kosta Miss Earth 2016
2016 Artemis Charalambous Miss Earth 2017 TBA TBA

Miss Carlsberg[edit]

Between 1980 and 2007 the Star Kypros held Miss Carslberg title. This third title actually will go to Miss Europe pageant but after 2006 the pageant does not exist. Since then, Star Kypros does not hold the title anymore. In 1990 and 1992-1993 this title did not held at Star Kypros coronation.

Year Miss Carlsberg International Pageant Placement Special Awards
1980 Sofi Terenti -
1981 Ksanthoula Panteli -
1982 Sylvia Spania -
1983 Marina Petrou Miss Intercontinental 1983
1984 Maria Charalambous -
1985 Naso Georgiou -
1986 Aleksandra Georgiou -
1987 Myria Christofidou -
1988 Elena Louizidou -
1989 Irena Demitriou -
1990 NO PAGEANT
1991 Christina Neocleous -
1992 NO TITLE FROM 1992-1993
1994 Georgia Piponidou -
1995 Christina Stravrinidou -
1996 Sefi Efstathiou Miss Europe 1997
1997 Linda Avraam -
1998 Giota Pittyri -
1999 Marina Christodoulou -
2000 Karolina Kyprinou -
2001 Despina Romanaki -
2002 Valentina Christoforou Miss Europe 2002 Top 10
2003 Iliana Charalambous Miss Europe 2005
2004 Christina Demitriou -
2005 Anna Theologou -
2006 Konstantina Christodoulou Miss Europe 2006
2007 Stephany Paraskeva Miss Europe 2007 Pageant was cancelled

Miss Mediterranean[edit]

Between 1995 and 2009 the Star Kypros held Miss Mediterranean title. This fourth title also will be an alternative if Star Kypors winner will not get any chances to compete internationally. The winner of Miss Mediterranean can also compete at the Miss International pageant or other pageants.

Year Miss Mediterranean International Pageant Placement Special Awards
1995 Johanna Urvis -
1996 Maria Theodoulou -
1997 Marianna Panayitou Miss International 1998
1998 Afroditi Pericleous Miss International 1999 Top 10
1999 Nikoletta Violari Miss International 2000
2000 Maria Alecou Xatzivasiliou Miss International 2001
2001 Nickol Stylianou Miss International 2002
2002 Maria Pelekanou Miss International 2003
2003 Demitra Mouski Miss International 2004
2004 Nickol Georgiou -
2005 Charis Demetriou Miss International 2005
2006 Elena Georgiou Miss International 2006
2007 Vesi Philippou -
2008 Iosifina Sekki -
2009 Christalla Tsiali Miss World 2009

Miss Young[edit]

The Miss Young at Star Kypros coronation identified as Miss Teen Cyprus.

Year Miss Young International Pageant Placement Special Awards
1985 Margarita FIlippiou -
1986 Maro Andreou -
1987 Erika Giorgitsi -
1988 Marilena Zorna -
1989 NO TITLE FROM 1989-2012
2013 Andrea Taouxi -
2014 Chrystalla Theophanous -
2015 Elena Charalombous -

First Runner-up[edit]

The Runners-up automatically become alternative if the titleholders cannot compete at International pageants.

Year First Runner-up International Pageant Placement Special Awards
1988 Fivi Filippou -
1989 NO RUNNER-UP
1990 NO PAGEANT
1991 Giota Koufalidou Miss Europe 1992 Unplaced
1992 Maria Kountouri -
1993 NO RUNNER-UP
1993 Vicky Pogiatzi -
2000 NO RUNNER-UP
1994 Sofia Charalambous -
1995 NO RUNNER-UP FROM 1995-1996
1997 Koula Kourouklari -
1998 Corina Konstandinidou Miss Europe 1999
1999 Koula Mixail -
2000 Niki Manoli -
2001 Georgia Georgiou -
2002 Elena Andreou -
2003 Mikaela Michail -
2004 Anna Theodoulou -
2005 Anna Irakleous -
2006 Zina Ioannau -
2007 Styliana Omirou -
2008 Demetra Makriyanni -
2009 Antrea Kkolou -
2010 NO PAGEANT
2011 Kristy Agapiou -
2012 Ioánna Giannakoú Miss Universe 2012
2013 Katerina Theodorou -
2014 Myriel Grigoriou -
2015 Athina Louiziou -

Second Runner-up[edit]

Year Second Runner-up International Pageant Placement Special Awards
1994 Eleni Christotonou Miss International 1995
1995 NO RUNNER-UP FROM 1995-1996
1997 Sylvia Mouller -
1998 Ifigenia Papaioannou -
1999 Vicky Pogiatzi -
2000 NO RUNNER-UP
2001 Victoria Eythivoulou -
2002 Mealiva Iopdaviou -
2003 Fotini Michaelidou -
2004 Elena Kefetzi -
2005 Doksia Moutsouri Miss World 2005
2006 Giota Antiniou -
2007 NO RUNNER-UP
2008 Mari Vasiliou Miss World 2008
2009 Valentina El Sabet -
2010 NO PAGEANT
2011 Stephania Konstantinou -
2012 Tzouliána Georgallídou -
2013 Mairy Zavou -
2014 Charis Louka -
2015 Marina Kryakou -

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Star Cyprus 2012 Replacements". missosology.info. Retrieved 2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ "Star Cyprus 2016". The Times of Beauty. 7 Dec 2016. 

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