Miss Kazakhstan

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Miss Kazakhstan
Motto Beauty and Cultural Integrity
Formation 1997
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Almaty
Miss Universe
Miss World
Official language
National director
Alyona Rivlina
Key people
Sovet Seitov
Website misskazakhstan.kz

Miss Kazakhstan (Kazakh: Мисс Қазақстан) is a national beauty pageant in Kazakhstan.


Miss Kazakhstan pageant was founded in 1997 by Agency San Bell, and the pageant has now become a major annual event in the cultural life of the country. The competition is traditionally held with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Kazakhstan. Since 2015 Agency San Bell announced that from that year on the winner of Miss Kazakhstan national beauty pageant will only go to Miss World.

Miss Universe Kazakhstan[edit]

The representative for Miss Universe will be selected through the Miss Almaty contest whose organizer will solely be responsible for funding the participation in the contest. Almaty is the largest city of Kazakhstan. Miss Almaty, however, will also qualify for Miss Kazakhstan. In the event she wins the Miss Kazakhstan title, she will go to both Miss World and Miss Universe provided there is no conflict.[citation needed]


Boldface indicates winner of the Miss Universe, Miss World or another pageant

   Miss Kazakhstan/Miss Universe Kazakhstan
   Appointed from casting/another selection
   Runner-up at Miss Kazakhstan/Miss Universe Kazakhstan contest

The following is a list of all Miss Kazakhstan titleholders since 1997.

Year Miss Kazakhstan Region Miss Universe Kazakhstan Region Miss World Kazakhstan Region
2019 TBD TBD Kamila Kozhakhanova Almaty TBD TBD
2018 Alfïya Ersayin[1] Atyrau Sabina Azimbayeva[2] Almaty Alfïya Ersayin Atyrau
2017 Kamilla Asylova Almaty Kamilla Asylova[3] Almaty Gulbanu Azimkhanova
(Top 40)
2016 Gulbanu Azimkhanova[4] Kyzylorda Darina Kulsitova Semey Alia Mergenbaeva Aktau
2015 Alia Mergenbaeva[5] Aktau Regina Valter[6][f]
(Did not compete)
Almaty Regina Vandysheva
(Top 20)
Miss World Sport (3rd Runner-up)
Miss World Top Model (Top 30)
Peoples Choice (Top 25)
2014 Regina Vandysheva Almaty Aiday Isaeva Almaty Madina Davletova[e]
(Did not compete)
2013 Aiday Isaeva Almaty Aygerim Kozhakanova[7][d] Almaty Aynur Toleuova Taldykorgan
2012 Zhazira Nurimbetova
(Did not compete)
Kentau Aynur Toleuova[c]
(Did not compete)
Taldykorgan Yevgeniya Klishina Astana
2011 Aynur Toleuova[8] Taldykorgan Valeriya Aleinikova Almaty Zhanna Zhumaliyeva
(Top 15)
Miss World Top Model
2010 Zhanna Zhumaliyeva Oral Asselina Kuchukova Almaty Asselina Kuchukova Almaty
2009 Symbat Madyarova[b]
(Did not compete)
Almaty Olga Nikitina[a]
(Did not compete)
Karaganda Dina Nuraliyeva
(Top 15)
2008 Olga Nikitina
(Did not compete)
Karaganda Alfina Nasyrova
Best Ao Dai (Top 5)
Almaty Alfina Nasyrova
(Top 16)
2007 Alfina Nasyrova Almaty Gaukhar Rakhmetaliyeva Almaty Dana Kaparova Astana
2006 Gaukhar Rakhmetaliyeva Almaty Dina Nuraliyeva Shymkent Sabina Chukayeva Karaganda
2005 Dina Nuraliyeva Shymkent N/A N/A N/A N/A
2004 Alexandra Kazakova Almaty N/A N/A Alexandra Kazakova Almaty
2003 Saule Zhunusova Pavlodar N/A N/A Saule Zhunusova Pavlodar
2002 Olga Sidorenko Almaty N/A N/A Olga Sidorenko Almaty
2001 Gulmira Mahambetova
(Did not compete)
Almaty N/A N/A N/A N/A
2000 Margarita Kravtsova
(2nd Runner-up)
Miss Earth 2001
Rostov-on-Don N/A N/A Margarita Kravtsova
(3rd Runner-up)
1999 Asel Isabayeva Almaty N/A N/A Asel Isabayeva Almaty
1998 Dana Tolesh
(Did not compete)
Almaty N/A N/A Anna Kirpota Almaty
1997 Dzhamilia Bisembayeva
(Did not compete)
Almaty N/A N/A N/A N/A

  • [a] Olga was scheduled to compete at the Miss Universe 2009 in the Bahamas. Due to lack sponsorship during her way to the Bahamas, she did not attend the contest and Kazakhstan withdrew for the first time in history.
  • [b] Symbat Madyarova was replaced by Asselina Kuchukova (Miss Almaty) to be Miss Universe and Miss World Kazakhstan but her title existed until her reign over.
  • [c] Due to minimum age recruitment, Aynur Toleuova did not allow to compete at the Miss Universe 2012 contest.
  • [d] Aygerim was crowned as Miss Universe Kazakhstan 2013 after Zhazira Nurimbetova withdrew to compete at the Miss Universe 2013. Aygerim was appointed to represent Kazakhstan at the Miss Universe 2013, Aygerim was winning the title of Miss Almaty 2013.
  • [e] Due to maximum age recruitment, Madina Davletova did not allow to compete at the Miss World 2014.
  • [f] Regina Valter withdrew in 2015 and was intended to compete at the Miss Universe 2016 pageant. However after a new Competition was held that year at new titleholder was crowned and Valter was quietly dismissed.[citation needed]

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