Miss Universe Korea
Miss Universe Korea (Korean: 미스 유니버스 코리아) is a national beauty pageant responsible for selecting South Korea's representative to the Miss Universe pageant. The very first Miss Universe Korea pageant was held on October 23, 2016.
In 1957 the first Miss Korea competition took place in 1957 and was sponsored by the Korean newspaper Hankook Ilbo. The winner of Miss Korea traditionally competed at the Miss Universe between 1957 and 2015. In 2016 the new pageant comes from Park jeong-ah pageant and holds a pageant, Miss Universe Korea competition.
Miss Universe Korea expects to hold a pageant with confidently beautiful motto. The main sponsor is coming from Park Jeong-ah management (PJP). Miss Universe Korea starts in 2016 will select the winner to Miss Universe per year.
The winner of Miss Universe Korea represents her country at the Miss Universe. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent.
|Year||Miss Universe Korea||Notes|
|2016–2017||Cho Se-whee||Cho was competing at the Miss Korea 2014, representing Gyeonggi. She was also first runner-up of Miss Gyeonggi in 2014|
Miss Universe Korea (2016–present)
- Color key
- Declared as Winner
- Ended as Runner-up
- Ended as Semi-Finalists
|Year||Miss Universe Korea||Placement||Special Awards||Notes|
|1954 - 2015 List of Representative for Miss Universe|
|2016||Jenny Kim||Miss Congeniality||Appointed from Miss World Korea by Park Jeong-ah, national director of Miss Universe and Miss World Korea. Next she was promoted to Miss Supranational 2017 in Poland on December 2,2017.|
|2017||Cho Se-whee||Best National Costume
|Miss Universe Korea 2016 pageant winner, Miss Universe Korea 2017|
- Domingo, Katrina (January 30, 2017). "Who won Miss Congeniality, Miss Photogenic in Miss Universe pageant?". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
| Miss Universe franchise holder for Korea
Miss Universe Korea