Miss World Korea

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Miss World Korea
미스 월드 코리아
Formation 2011
Type Beauty Pageant
Headquarters Seoul
Location
Membership
Miss World
Official language
Korean
President
Park Jeong-ah
Website Official Website

Miss World Korea (Korean: 미스 월드 코리아) is an annual national beauty pageant responsible for selecting South Korea's representative to the Miss World pageant.

The current titleholder is Hwa-young Song, Miss World Korea 2014.

History[edit]

In 1959, Hankook Ilbo sent first Miss World contestant who is represent Korea. Miss Korea of 1st runner-up "Seon"(선) or 2nd runner-up "Mi"(미) was represent Korea in Miss World. On March 16, 2011, the president of Miss World Organization Julia Morley announced the newly launched Miss World Korea pageant. The president of Miss World Korea is Park Jeong-ah.[1] Until 2010, Miss Korea would also select the representative to Miss World. The woman chosen in this new competition will represent Korea at Miss World 2015.

Titleholders[edit]

Miss World Korea 2011 Do Kyung-min.
Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

The winner of Miss Korea represents her country at Miss Universe. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. Miss World Korea Organization sent Miss World Korea winner to Miss World in 2011.

Year Miss World Korea Placement Special awards
United Kingdom 2011 Do Kyung-min[2] 4th Runner-up Top 20 Beach Beauty
  • Top 10 Top Model
China 2012 Kim Seong-min Unplaced
Indonesia 2013 Park Min-ji Unplaced
United Kingdom 2014 Song Hwa-young Unplaced
2015 TBA TBA

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://news.mk.co.kr/newsRead.php?rss=Y&sc=30100010&year=2011&no=328170
  2. ^ http://www.kyeongin.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=615531

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Miss Korea
(HanKook Daily News)
1959-2010
Korea of Miss World franchise holder Succeeded by
Miss World Korea
2011-