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Miss Cuba

Miss Cuba
Formation 1952
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Havana
Location
Membership
Miss International
Official language
Spanish

Miss Cuba is a former national beauty pageant in Cuba. The pageant was established in 1952 and last edition was until 1967.

History

Miss Cuba was held for the first time in 1952 and the winner competed at the Miss Universe pageant. After 1967 Cuban representatives at Miss Universe did not choose any more until 2007 when it made its debut at the Miss Earth pageant in Manila, Philippines. In 2009 Cuba competed for the first time at Miss International in Japan.

Titleholders

Miss Cuba 1952–1967

In 1952–1967 Cuba participated at the Miss Universe pageant. The winner of Miss Cuba competed at the pageant. Since 1968, Cuba stopped competing because of the financial crisis and political issues in Havana. This pageant was the official event for Cuban women to be ambassadors of Cuba on the international stage. Between 1952–1975, Cuba had already competed at the Miss Universe and Miss World pageants. Below are Miss Cuba at both of the pageants.

Year Miss Cuba
1952 Gladys López
1954 Isis Finlay
1955 Gilda Marín
1956 Marcia Rodríguez
1957 Maria Rosa Gamio
1958 Arminia Pérez
1959 Irma Buesa Mas
1960 Flora Laughten Hoyos
1961 Marta García Vieta
1962 Aurora Prieto
1963 Alicia Margit Chia
1965 Alina De Varona
1966 Lesbia Murrieta
1967 Elina Salavarría
1975 Maricela Maxie Clark

Representatives at Big Four pageants

Cuba has been represented in the Big Four international beauty pageants, the four major international beauty pageants for women.[1][2] These are Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss International and Miss Earth.[3][4][5]

Representatives at Miss Universe

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
Year Miss Cuba Placement Special Awards Notes
1952 Gladys López Unplaced
1954 Isis Finlay Unplaced
1955 Gilda Marín Unplaced 3rd Runner-up at Miss World 1955
1956 Marcia Rodríguez Top 15
1957 Maria Rosa Gamio 3rd Runner-up
1958 Arminia Pérez Unplaced
1959 Irma Buesa Mas Unplaced
1960 Flora Laughten Hoyos Unplaced
1961 Marta García Vieta Unplaced
1962 Aurora Prieto Unplaced
1963 Alicia Margit Chia Unplaced'
1965 Alina De Varona Unplaced
1966 Lesbia Murrieta Unplaced
1967 Elina Salavarría Unplaced

Representatives at Miss Earth

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
Year Miss Cuba Placement Special Awards Notes
2007 Ariana Barouk Unplaced
2008 Jessica Silva Unplaced
2009 Jamillette Gaxiola Unplaced Top 10 at Miss Grand International 2013
2018 Monica Aguilar TBD TBD

Representatives at Miss International

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
Year Miss Cuba Placement Special Awards Notes
2009 Patricia Rosales Top 15
2011 Elizabeth Robaina Unplaced
2014 Adisleydi Alonso Unplaced
2015 Heidy Fass Unplaced
2016 Dania Quesada Unplaced
2017 Claudia Moras Baez TBA TBA TBA

References

  1. ^ Jun, Kwanwoo (2003-12-03). "Lost in Storm's Debris: A Beauty Pageant". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  2. ^ Kenya, News (2011-07-15). "Beauty with scandals". Standard Digital News. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  3. ^ Vietnam, News (2008-10-08). "Những scandal của Miss World". Vietnam Express. Archived from the original on 2015-11-17. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  4. ^ Ibrahim, Lynda (2013-09-13). "The misses and missuses of the world". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  5. ^ Lowe, Aya (2016-01-25). "Philippines' Miss Universe returns home, ignites dreams". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2016-09-11.

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