Señorita Curaçao

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Señorita Curaçao
Motto Beauty with A Purpose
Formation 1975
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Willemstad
Location
Membership
Miss World
Miss Earth
Miss Supranational
Official language
Dutch
Organization
Dushi Magazine
Website Official website

Señorita Curaçao (In Papiamento: Señorita Kòrsou) is a national beauty pageant in Curaçao. This pageant is unrelated to the Miss Curaçao or Miss International Curaçao pageant.

History[edit]

Early for Curaçao at International pageant from Miss Curaçao. The pageant started in 1963 and since then it had sent contestants to the Miss World pageants. The organization started with the creation of the Curaçao Youth Beauty Contest Organization (CYBECO).

Since 2007, a national winner is selected for this international pageant, current titleholder is Stephanie Rose-Chang and competed at Miss World.

Titleholders[edit]

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

Representatives at Miss World[edit]

Curaçao was debuted at the Miss World occurred in 1975. The 1st Runner-up or hand-picked delegate is sent as the national representative. Of all representatives from the island, 1 of them placed in the semifinals in 2002 and two won special awards in 2000 and 2008. Since 2007, a national winner is selected for this international pageant, current titleholder is Stephanie Rose-Chang.

Year Miss World Curaçao Placement Special Awards
1975 Elvira Bakker Unplaced
1976 Viveca Marchena Unplaced
1977 Xiomara Winklaar Unplaced
1978 Silvana Trinidad Unplaced
1980 Soraida de Windt Unplaced
1981 Mylene Gerard Unplaced
1982 Vendetta Roozendal Unplaced
1983 Yvette Domacasse Unplaced
1984 Ivette Atacho Unplaced
1985 Lidushka Curiel Unplaced
1987 Diana Fraai Unplaced
1988 Anushka Cova Unplaced
1989 Supharmy Sadjie Unplaced
1990 Jacqueline Nelleke Josien Krijger Unplaced
1991 Nashaira Desbarida Unplaced
1992 Christina Bakhuis Unplaced
1993 Sally Daflaar Unplaced
1994 Marisa Bos Unplaced
1995 Danique Regales Unplaced
1996 Yandra Faulborn Unplaced
1998 Jearmeane Colastica Unplaced
2000 Jozaine Marianella Wall Unplaced Queen of Caribbean
2002 Ayanette Mary-Ann Ileana Statia Top 20
2003 Angeline Fernandine Da Silva Goes Unplaced
2004 Sue-Ann Stephanie Hudson Unplaced
2006 Fyrena Judica Hannah Martha Unplaced
2007 Mckeyla Antoinette Richards Unplaced
2008 Norayla María Francisco Unplaced Miss World Top Model (Top 10)
2009 Chantalle Thomassen Unplaced
2010 Angenie Anamaria Simon Unplaced
2011 Monifa Jansen Unplaced
2012 Stephanie Rose-Chang Unplaced Miss World Talent (Top 14)
2013 Xafira Urselita Unplaced Miss World Talent (Top 16), Miss World Beach Beauty (Top 25)
2014 Gayle Sulvaran Unplaced
2015 Alexandra Krijger[citation needed] Unplaced Miss World Sport (Top 24), Miss World Talent (Top 14)
2016 Sabrina Namias de Castro Unplaced
Nashaira Balentien Did not compete
2017 Vanity Girigori Unplaced

Representatives at Miss Earth[edit]

Miss Earth Curaçao 2006 Krystal Sprock during the Miss Earth 2006 pageant

The second title of Señorita Curaçao will compete at Miss Earth. Curaçao made a debut in 2006. The runner-up or some delegates will pick by Miss Curaçao to compete at the Miss Earth, an annual international beauty pageant promoting environmental awareness.

Year Miss Earth Curaçao Placement Special Awards
2006 Kristal Rose Sprock Unplaced
2007 Fyrena Judica Hannah Martha Did not compete
2009 Amada Beatrix Hernandez Did not compete
2010 Norayla María Francisco Unplaced
2011 Miluska Willems Unplaced Miss Bikini
2013 Archangela Garcia Unplaced
2014 Akisha Albert Unplaced
2018 Alexandra Atalita TBA

Additional Details on Curaçao's representatives[edit]

  • 2000 Jozaine Marianella Wall

Jozaine Marianella Wall is one of the two Miss Curaçao that did not attend the Miss Universe pageant. She was 17 years old at the time she won the national pageant which unabled her to compete at this pageant whose minimum age is 18. After a legal battle with the organizers, Jozaine was sent to the Miss World 2000 pageant in London, United Kingdom. She did not place in the Top Ten, but she managed to win the Queen of the Caribbean title.

  • 2002 Ayanette Mary-Ann Ileana Statia

Ayanette Mary-Ann Ileana Statia competed at Miss Universe 2002 celebrated in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Since her election Ayanette became a strong favorite considered as the best black contestant of the pageant, but Curaçao's name was not called in the semifinals of Miss Universe 2002. After Miss Universe, Ayanette was sent to Miss World 2002 held in Nigeria where she became Curaçao's first and only semifinalist so far in Miss World.

  • 2003-2004 Angeline Fernandine Da Silva Goes

Angeline Fernandine Da Silva Goes was the first runner-up of the 2003 Miss Curaçao pageant won by Vanessa Maria Van Arendonk. With her placement she had the duty to represent Curaçao at the Miss World 2003 pageant held in Sanya, People's Republic of China. After her performance in Miss World, a group of fans and friends from around the world made a formal petition to Sheida Wever, president of the national pageant, to send her to the Miss Universe pageant. Angeline was chosen as Curaçao's representative to the Miss Universe 2004 pageant held in Quito, Ecuador. Angeline went to the two most important international beauty pageants in the world without even winning the national pageant.

Norayla Maria Francisco received the title of Miss World Curaçao on 2008 earning the right to represent the island in Miss World 2008 in Johannesburg, South Africa. In the Miss World Top Model competition held in Soweto, Norayla placed in the Top 10 out of 109 contestants.

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