Miss Lambayeque, María José Barbis, was crowned Miss International Perú 2019 in a competition held last August 14 in Lima. She succeeds last year’s titleholder, Marelid Medina.
The 23-year-old film directing graduate will represent her country at the Miss International 2019 pageant in Tokyo, Japan this coming November.
Also crowned in the competition were Miss Latina Perú 2019, Michelle López Ortega and Reina del Banano Perú 2019, María Alexandra Pinillos.
Peru is yet to win the Miss International crown. The country’s highest placement in the pageant was in 1967 with Martha Quimper Suárez.
Photos: Miss International Peru