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Miss Suriname

Miss Suriname
TypeBeauty pageant
Miss Universe
Miss World
Miss Earth
Miss International
Official language
Farida A. Soebhan (Miss World Suriname)
(Miss Tropical Beauties Suriname)

Miss Suriname is a national Beauty pageant in Suriname.


Miss Suriname identified was held in 1951 for first time. The pageant was run by LIONS International Organization until 1999.

After a long period of inactivity regarding The National Pageant, The Miss Suriname Pageant began in 2007 by A.P.R.A. (Angel's Public Relations & Administration). Since 2007 Miss Suriname collaborated with Miss Suriname, Little Miss Suriname and Miss Teen Model Suriname. The pageant is being national franchise holder for Miss World, Miss Earth until 2008 and Miss International until 2012.

Since 1958 the winner of Miss Suriname represents her country at the Miss Universe or sometimes Miss World. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. In 1999 is the last participation of Suriname at the Miss Universe before the local pageant absent to held the contest.[1] In 2007 after returning in new concept, Miss Suriname run by A.P.R.A (Angel's Public Relations & Administration) and decided to send its winner to Miss World.

In 2011 Miss Suriname divided to two contests which are Miss Suriname by APRA and Miss Tropical Beauties Suriname. Both of pageants have different purposes. Miss Tropical Beauties Suriname comes to promote the culture of Suriname and the winner will become a goodwill ambassador of her country. The pageant is also becoming national franchise for Miss Earth, Miss International, Miss Supranational and Miss Grand International.


Color key
  •      Winner
  •      Runner-up
  •      Finalists or semifinalist
Year Miss Suriname Universe World Tropical Beauties Earth International
1951 Olga Tjon En Fa N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
1955 Greta Nahar
Miss West Indies 1955
1956 Detta van Brussel N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
1958 Gertrud Gummels Gertrud Gummels
(Top 15)
1959 Alita Visser Alita Visser
1960 Christine Jie Sam Foek Christine Jie Sam Foek N/A N/A N/A N/A
1961 Kitty Essed N/A Kitty Essed N/A N/A N/A
1963 Brigitta Hougen Brigitta Hougen Virginia Blanche Hardjo N/A N/A N/A
1964 Cynthia Ingrid Dijkstra Cynthia Ingrid Dijkstra Norma Dorothy N/A N/A N/A
1965 Anita van Eyck Anita van Eyck
Anita van Eyck N/A N/A N/A
1966 Joyce Magda Leysner Joyce Magda Leysner Linda Haselhoef N/A N/A N/A
1969 Greta Natsir Greta Natsier N/A N/A N/A N/A
1970 Ingrid Mamadeus Ingrid Mamadeus N/A N/A N/A N/A
1971 Masrita Danoe Marita Martowirono N/A N/A N/A Ingrid Mamadeus
1972 Carmen Cerna Muntslag Carmen Cerna Muntslag N/A N/A N/A N/A
1973 Yvonne Ma Ajong Yvonne Ma Ajong N/A N/A N/A N/A
1974 Bernadette Werners Detta Werners N/A N/A N/A N/A
1975 Mavis Slengard N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
1976 Peggy Van der Leuv Peggy Van der Leuv N/A N/A N/A N/A
1977 Marlene Roesmienten Saimo Marlene Roesmienten Saimo N/A N/A N/A N/A
1978 Garance Rustwijk Garance Harriette Rustwijk N/A N/A N/A N/A
1979 Sergine Lieuw-A-Len Sergine Lieuw-A-Len N/A N/A N/A N/A
1981 Joan Boldewijn Joan Boldewijn
Joan Boldewijn N/A N/A N/A
1982 Vanessa de Vries Vanessa de Vries N/A N/A N/A N/A
1989 Consuela Cruden Consuela Cruden N/A N/A N/A N/A
1990 Saskia Sibilo Saskia Sibilo N/A N/A N/A N/A
1991 Simone Vos Simone Vos N/A N/A N/A N/A
1992 Nancy Kasangaloewar Nancy Kasangaloewar N/A N/A N/A N/A
1993 Jean Zhang Jean Zhang N/A N/A N/A N/A
1999 Serafiya Niekoop Serafiya Niekoop N/A N/A N/A N/A
2007 Safyra Rachida Duurham N/A Charissa Melany Moll N/A Safyra Rachida Duurham Chantyn Melissa Ramdas
2008 Mireille Nederbiel N/A N/A N/A Priscilla Yhap Mireille Nederbiel
2009 Zoureena Rijger N/A Zoureena Rijger N/A N/A N/A
2010 Jo-Ann Damien Sang N/A Jo-Ann Damien Sang N/A N/A N/A
2011 N/A N/A N/A Sharifa Henar N/A N/A
2012 Stefanie Grace Gentle N/A Stefanie Grace Gentle Periskia Laing
(Top 20)
Miss Supranational 2012
N/A Wynona Redmond
2013 N/A N/A N/A Jaleeza Weibolt N/A Janet Farida van Klaveren
2014 Aiapra With N/A N/A Tashana Lösche N/A N/A
2015 N/A N/A N/A Nicole Shelley Tsai-A-Woen Giselle Reinberg Gefferie N/A
2016 Anisa Gummels Giselle Reinberg N/A Jaleesa Pigot
(2nd Runner-up)
(Miss Photogenic)
Miss Supranational 2016
Svetoisckia Brunswijk
(Top 10 - Miss Earth Hannah)
2017 N/A N/A N/A Margaret Farahnaaz Nicole a Tsai-Wai N/A


Miss World Suriname 1963, Virginia Blanche Hardjo


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