Miss Egypt

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Miss Egypt
Formation 1929
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Cairo
Location
Membership
Miss World
Miss Universe
Miss Earth
Miss International
Official language
Arabic
Companies
LTCP and Ecoganza
Key people
Ameel Rezk
Website missegyptworld
Miss Egypt 1953 and Miss World 1954, Antigone Costanda.
Miss Egypt 1954 Dalida.
Miss Egypt 2005, Meriam George at Miss Earth 2006, Top 8 finalist, in Angeles City, Philippines.
Miss Egypt 2014, Lara Debbane.

Miss Egypt (Arabic:ملكة جمال مصر) is a national Beauty pageant in Egypt.

History[edit]

Early years[edit]

The first Miss Egypt contest was held in 1929. The only Miss Egypt winner that held the title of Miss World was Antigone Costanda in 1954. Miss Egypt 1954 was Yolanda Gigliotti. She later became known as Dalida because of her singing career. She is te biggest French singing star of all times. Since 1986 the pageant has been sponsored by the hair care company Pantene . Many of the winners have found notable careers in television. It also introduced models and actresses such as Marina Papaelia and Yolanda Gigliotti (Dalida).

2012–2013: Absence in pageantry[edit]

In 2012 – 2013 No pageant, due to revolutionary conflicts in Egypt.

2014–2015: Face to Face Modelling Agency[edit]

In 2014 Miss Egypt returns after two years absence, organized by Miss Egypt Organization Face to face (modelling agency), Let's Take Care of the Planet, the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism, and the Egyptian Tourism Authority.[1] On the 27th of August, 2014, the first auditions were held at Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah Hotel, with 79 girls from across the country, The elimination took part over two rounds with 35 girls selected in round 1 and 20 final contestants are to enter the semi-finals (round 2), which was held at Citadel of Salah Ed-Din,then they participated in the qualifiers on the final round for the title of Miss Egypt 2014. The ceremony was held in Sharm el Sheikh on the 27 of September 2014. Lara Debbane was crowned Miss Egypt 2014 and will represent Egypt in Miss Universe 2014, Amina Ashraf[2] was crowned Miss Egypt World 2014 and Nancy Magdy was crowned Miss Egypt Earth 2014.[3][4]

Titleholders[edit]

Miss Egypt[edit]

The following is a list of winners from 1986 to 2011, since Pantene acquired the naming rights and the competition(except 1953 and 1954).
The pageant has not been held during the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015
.
Year Miss Egypt Governorate
1953 Antigone Costanda Cairo
1954 Yolanda Gigliotti (Dalida) Cairo
1986 Hoda Aboud Cairo
1987 Heba Khalef Cairo
1988 Amina Sami El Shelbaya Alexandria
1989 Nerin Salem Cairo
1990 Dalia El Behery Gharbia
1993 Lamia El Noshy Cairo
1994 Ghada El Salem Cairo
1995 Perihan Adel Rohiem Cairo
1996 Amel Shawky Soleiman Cairo
1997 Iman Abdilla Thakeb Alexandria
1998 Karine Fahmy Cairo
1999 Angie Abdalla Alexandria
2000 Ranea El Sayed Cairo
2001 Sarah Shaheen Cairo
2002 Sally Shaheen Cairo
2003 Nour El-Semary Cairo
2004 Heba Ahmed El Sisy Dakahlia
2005 Meriam George Cairo
2006 Fawzia Mohamed Cairo
2007 Ehsan Hatem El Kirdany Alexandria
2008 Yara Naoum Cairo
2009 Elham Wagdy Cairo
2010 Donia Hamed Cairo
2014 Lara Debbana Cairo
2016 Nadeen Osama El Sayed Cairo

Representatives at Big Four pageants[edit]

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

Miss Egypt Universe[edit]

The Miss Egypt winner constantly competes at the Miss Universe. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. Egypt did not compete in 1991, 1993, 2012–2013 and 2015.

Year Miss Egypt Represented Placement Special Awards
1987 Hoda Aboud Cairo Unplaced
1988 Amina Sami El Shelbaya Alexandria Unplaced
1989 Sally Atta (*) Cairo Unplaced
1990 Dalia El Behery Gharbia Unplaced
1992 Lamia El Noshy Cairo Unplaced
1994 Ghada El Salem Cairo Unplaced
1995 Nadia El Ezz (*) Cairo Unplaced
1996 Hadeel Abd El Naga (*) Cairo Unplaced
1997 Iman Abdilla Thakeb Alexandria Unplaced
1998 Karine Fahmy Cairo Unplaced
1999 Angie Abdalla Alexandria Unplaced
2000 Ranea El Sayed Cairo Unplaced
2001 Sarah Shaheen Cairo Unplaced
2002 Sally Shaheen Cairo Unplaced
2003 Nour El-Semary Cairo Unplaced
2004 Heba Ahmed El Sisy Dakahlia Unplaced
2005 Meriam George Cairo Unplaced
2006 Fawzia Mohamed Cairo Unplaced
2007 Ehsan Hatem El Kirdany Alexandria Unplaced
2008 Yara Naoum Cairo Unplaced
2009 Elham Wagdy Cairo Unplaced
2010 Donia Hamed Cairo Unplaced
2011 Sara El Khouly (**) Cairo Unplaced
2014 Lara Debbana Cairo Unplaced
  • (*) Runner-up went to Miss Universe.
  • (**) Sara El Khouly was designated by Miss Egypt Organization after the Miss Egypt Contest failed to held in 2011. While Donia Hamed was sent to Miss World 2011 by its organizer.

Miss Egypt World[edit]

Between 1987 and 2014 the Miss Egypt second title or Miss Egypt World constantly competed at the Miss World. In 2016 Miss Egypt World winner will compete at the Miss World.

Year Miss Egypt Represented Placement Special Awards
1987 Heba Khalef Cairo Unplaced
1988 Dina El Nagar Cairo Unplaced
1990 Dalia El Behery Gharbia Unplaced
1997 Amel Shawky Soleiman Cairo Unplaced
2004 Heba Ahmed El Sisy Dakahlia Unplaced
2008 Sanna Ismail Hamed Cairo Unplaced
2009 Samah Adel Shalaby Cairo Unplaced
2010 Sara El Khouly Cairo Unplaced
2011 Donia Hamed Cairo Unplaced
2014 Amina Ashraf Cairo Unplaced
2015 Lara Debbana Cairo Withdraw
2016 Nadeen Osama El Sayed Cairo TBA

Miss Egypt Earth[edit]

Year Miss Egypt Represented Placement Special Awards
2002 Ines Gohar Cairo Unplaced
2004 Arwa Yhaia Gouda Alexandria Top 16
2005 Elham Wagdy Cairo Unplaced
2006 Meriam George Cairo Top 8
2010 Doa Hakam El Mal Cairo Unplaced
2014 Nancy Magdy Cairo Top 16 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Best National Costume
2015 Imaj Ahmed Hassan Cairo Unplaced 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Snowman Building

Miss Egypt International[edit]

Year Miss Egypt Represented Placement Special Awards
1999 Angie Abdalla Alexandria Unplaced
2000 Hagar El Taher Cairo Unplaced
2004 Dina Abel Cairo Unplaced
2006 Elham Wagdy Cairo Unplaced
2007 Madonna Khaled Adib Cairo Unplaced
2014 Perihan Fateen Cairo Unplaced
2015 Hager Ahmed Alexandria Did not compete
2016 Sandra Saeed Cairo TBA

Before Miss Egypt[edit]

Representatives to Miss World[edit]

Year Miss Egypt Placement Special Awards
United Kingdom 1953 Marina Papaelia 2nd Runner-up
United Kingdom 1954 Antigone Costanda Miss World 1954
United Kingdom 1956 Norma Dugo Unplaced

International Winners[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "21 فتاة يتنافسون على لقب ملكة جمال مصر لعام 2014". Masrawy. 
  2. ^ "Amina Ashraf crowned Miss World Egypt 2014". Angelopedia.com. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Miss Egypt 2014". english.alarabiya.net. 26 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "Miss Egypt 2014". missosology.org. 28 September 2014. 

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