Miss Egypt

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Miss Egypt (Gamalek Ya Masr)
Formation1951
TypeBeauty Pageant
HeadquartersCairo
Location
Membership
Miss Universe
Miss World
Miss Earth
Miss International
Official language
Arabic
National Director
Youssef Spahi
 
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Miss Egypt (Gamalek Ya Masr)
Formation1951
TypeBeauty Pageant
HeadquartersCairo
Location
Membership
Miss Universe
Miss World
Miss Earth
Miss International
Official language
Arabic
National Director
Youssef Spahi
Miss Egypt 2005, Meriam George at Miss Earth 2006, Top 8 semifinalist, in Angeles City, Philippines.

Miss Egypt, (Arabic: ملكة جمال مصر‎, IPA: [ˈmæleket ɡæˈmæːl ˈmɑsˤɾ]) is an Egyptian beauty pageant that qualifies delegates to international beauty contests.[1]

History[edit]

Early years[edit]

The first Miss Egypt contest was held in 1929. The only winner that held the title of Miss World was Antigone Costanda in 1954. The pageant has been sponsored by the hair care company, Pantene since 1986. Many of the winners have found notable careers in television. It also introduced models and actresses such as Marina Papaelia and Iolanda Gigliotti (Dalida).

2012-2013: Absence in pageantry[edit]

In 2012 - 2013 No pageant, due to revolution conflicts in Egypt.

2014-present: Face to Face Modelling Agency[edit]

In 2014 Miss Egypt returns after two years absence, organized by Miss Egypt Organization Face to face (modelling agency), Let's Take Care of the Planet , the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism, and the Egyptian Tourism Authority. This year's Jury consists of: Fashion designer Hany El Behery, Fitness Expert Hany Abo El Naga, Nutrition Expert Sherifa Abo El Fotouh, 2010's Miss Egypt; Donia Hamed, LTCP-UN Middle East Project Coordinator National Director Dr. Amaal Hassan Rezk, and National Director Dr. Youssef Sahalby, Dr. Simon El Matny, and Dr. Mohamed Tolba.[2] On the 27th of August, 2014, the first auditions were held at Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah Hotel, with 79 girls from across the country, The elimination took part over two rounds with 35 girls selected in round 1 and 20 final contestants are to enter the semi-finals (round 2), which was held at Citadel of Salah Ed-Din,then they participated in the qualifiers on the final round for the title of Miss Egypt 2014. The ceremony was held in Sharm el Sheikh on the 27 of September of 2014. Lara Debbane was crowned Miss Egypt 2014 and will represent Egypt in Miss Universe 2014, Amina Ashraf[3] was crowned Miss Egypt World 2014 and Nancy Magdy was crowned Miss Egypt Earth 2014.



Titleholders[edit]

The following is a list of winners from 1986 to 2011, since Pantene acquired the naming rights and the competition.
The pageant has not been held since 2011
Miss Egypt Titleholders since 1986
1986Hoda Aboud1987Heba Khalef1988Amina Sami El Shelbaya
1989Nerin Salem1990Dalia El Behery1993Lamia El Noshy
1994Ghada El Salem1995Perihan Adel Rohiem1996Amel Shawky Soleiman
1997Iman Abdilla Thakeb1998Karine Fahmy1999Angie Abdalla
2000Ranea El Sayed2001Sarah Shaheen2002Sally Shaheen
2003Nour El-Semary2004Heba Ahmed El Sisy2005Meriam George
2006Fawzia Mohamed2007Ehsan Hatem El Kirdany2008Yara Naoum
2009Elham Wagdy2010Donia Hamed2011Sara El Khouly
2014Lara Debbane

Lists of Miss Egypt representatives at International pageants[edit]

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

Traditionally, the winner of Miss Egypt represents her country at Miss Universe and runner-up for the Miss World. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. In 2010 and 2014, Miss Egypt for Miss Earth will be selecting by separate pageant.

YearMiss UniverseMiss WorldMiss EarthMiss InternationalMiss IntercontinentalMiss SupranationalMiss Grand International
1987Hoda Aboud
1988Amina Sami El ShelbayaDina El Naggar
1989Sally Atta
1990Dalia El BeheryDalia El Behery
1992Lamia El Noshy
1994Ghada El Salem
1995Nadia Ezz
1996Hadeel Abol-Naga
1997Iman Abdilla ThakebAmel Shawky Soleiman
1998Karine Fahmy
1999Ingy AbdallahIngy Abdallah
2000Ranea El SayedHagar Ahmad El Taher
2001Sarah Shaheen
2002Sally ShaheenInas Gohar
2003Nour El-Semary
2004Heba Ahmed El SisyHeba Ahmed El SisyArwa Yhaia Gouda
(Top 16)
Dina Abel
2005Meriam GeorgeElham WagdyMeriam George
(Top 15)
2006Fawzia MohamedMeriam George
(Top 8)
Elham WagdySalma El Bassuni
2007Ehsan Hatem El KirdanyMadonna Khaled AdibElham Wagdy
2008Yara NaoumSanaa Ismail Hamed
2009Elham WagdySamah Adel Shalaby
2010Donia HamedSara El KhoulyDoaa Hakam Al-Mall
2011Sara El KhoulyDonia HamedGamila Idirs
2012Fatma Ahmed Fouda
2013Aya Abdallah
2014Lara DebbaneAmina AshrafNancy Magdy
(Top 16)
Perihan FateenHeba Hesham

International Placements[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MISS EGYPT: THE SECRETS REVEALED...". Cairo Scene. 5 September 2014. Retrieved 6 September 2014. 
  2. ^ http://www.masrawy.com/news/Various/General/2014/August/29/5970363.aspx
  3. ^ "Amina Ashraf crowned Miss World Egypt 2014". Angelopedia.com. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 

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