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Miss Ecuador 2020 final to be held in Manta on October 17

Miss Ecuador 2020 to be held in Manta on October 17Miss Ecuador Organization has announced on social media that the 2020 competition national pageant will be held on Saturday, October 17 at the Wyndham Manta Sail Plaza Hotel and Convention Center.

This year’s contestants were unveiled and were presented with their official sashes last February. The competition was originally scheduled to take place in Portoviejo, Manabí but had to make an adjustment due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Twenty beauties are vying for the coveted titles at stake and the opportunity to represent the South American country at the next Miss Universe and Miss International pageants.

The reigning queens, Cristina Hidalgo and Alegría Tobar will crown their successors at the end of the event.

Since its debut at Miss Universe in 1955, Ecuador has never won the crown yet. The country has however captured its first Miss International title in 2011 with María Fernanda Cornejo.

Miss Ecuador 2020 to be held in Manta on October 17

Photos: Miss Ecuador