Miss Bolivia 2019 was held on Saturday, June 29 at the Salón Sirionó Fexpocruz in Santa Cruz where twenty-two contestants from around the country competed for the coveted crowns at stake.
The winners will represent Bolivia at this year’s Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International, Miss Supranational and Miss Grand International pageants.
Crowned as Miss Bolivia Mundo 2019 is 20-year-old Iciar Diaz. She will travel to London to compete in the Miss World 2019 pageant in December.
Miss Bolivia Universo 2019 is 21-year-old Fabiana Hurtado. She will represent her country at the Miss Universe 2019 pageant later this year.
The 22-year-old Valentina Pérez was crowned Miss Bolivia Internacional 2019. She will compete in Tokyo, Japan, for Miss International 2019.
Maria Elena Antelo and Carolina Rojas were crowned Miss Supranational Bolivia 2019 and Miss Grand Bolivia 2019, respectively. Maria Elena will go to Poland for Miss Supranational 2019 while Carolina will compete in Miss Grand International 2019 in Venezuela this coming October.
Miss Bolivia is organized by Promociones Gloria. Now on it’s 40th edition, it became the most celebrated national beauty pageant in the country. The competition was founded in 1959 and Gloria Suárez de Limpias has been the director since 1979.
Bolivia is yet to win a major international crown.
Photos: Promociones Gloria