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Miss Dominica

Miss Dominica
Formation 1978
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Roseau
Location
Membership
Miss World
Official language
English
Organization
LIME
Website Official page

Miss Dominica is a national Beauty pageant in Dominica.

History

Miss Dominica pageant was held for first time in 1978. Since that year Dominica made its mark in the Miss World competition[1] and continued in 1985 competed in the Miss Universe competition.[2]

Throughout history, carnival queens from the small island of Dominica have proven that they are a force to be reckoned with in Caribbean pageantry. The small nation island has received immense attention by its carnival queens. Most notably,Marcella Larocque, Margarete Rose Cools-Latigue, Giesel Francis, Nakita Bruno, Leandra Lander, Marah Walter, Marcia Baptiste and Leslassa Armour-Shillingford In 2013, the Miss Dominica Organization declared its return to the Miss World pageant in Jakarta, Indonesia. Miss Dominica 2013 - Leslassa Armour-Shillingford represented her country at the pageant and was selected as a finalist for the talent segment.[3]

Miss World Representation

Miss Dominica 2013 competed among other contestants from around the world in several categories, which spanned over the month. These categories included Beach Fashion, Top Model, Sports and Fitness, Beauty with a Purpose, Talent Competition and the World Fashion Designer Award.[4]

Titleholders

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
Year Miss Dominica Notes
2017 Jade Shari Romain Miss Caribbean Culture 2017
2016 Tasia Floissac Miss Jaycees International 2016
2015 Odessa Elie
2014 Francine Tiffany Baron Miss Carnival 2014
2013 Leslassa Armour-Shillingford Miss Carnival 2013, Miss Jaycees International 2013, Miss Caribbean Culture Queen 2013, Miss World 2013
2012 Nadira Lando Miss Caribbean World 2012, Miss Jaycees 2012
2011 Jacintha Fagan
2010 Marcia Baptiste Miss Caribbean World 2010, Miss Jaycees 2010
2009 Kayan Toussaint
2008 Marah Walter Miss Caribbean Culture Queen 2008, Miss Caribbean World 2008, Miss Jaycees 2008
2007 Leandra Lander Miss Jaycees 2007, Miss Carnival 2007, Miss Caribbean Culture Queen 2007
2006 Nakita Bruno Miss Caribbean World 2006, Miss Carnival 2006
2005 Sharlene Richards
2004 Elhanna Alexis
2003 Minerve Lewis
2002 Samantha Doctrove
2001 Kimani Felicite
2000 Darna Roberts
1999 Vanessa Isles
1998 Kamala Jno Baptiste Miss OECS 1998
1997 Giesel Francis-Allen Miss Caribbean 1997
1985 Margaret Rose Cools-Lartigue
1978 Mona Jno-Lewis Miss World 1978

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