Miss Grenada World

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Miss Grenada World beauty pageant selects representatives for the Miss World pageant from Grenada, an island country in the Caribbean Sea. The winner receives nationwide media exposure, thousands of dollars in prizes, an all-expense-paid trip to the Miss World contest and the opportunity to travel the world to act as an ambassador for various charitable causes.[1]

Miss Grenada World
Formation1964
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersSt. George's
Location
Membership
Official language
English
LeaderJennifer Hosten
WebsiteOfficial Website

HistoryEdit

 
Bay St. George's, Grenada, where is located Jenny's Place, the headquarters in G.Ansedice, for Miss Grenada World.

Miss Grenada was held for first time in 1964. The competition is run as a franchise and organized by a committee. The event organizers strive to increase the skill level and confidence of young Grenadian women. Christine Hughes was the first Miss Grenada 1964 and competed at Miss Universe 1964.

Miss WorldEdit

Jennifer Hosten won the Miss World 1970 contest, representing Grenada. She became the first woman from her country to win the title. The whole contest had been controversial even before the result had been announced. Afterwards allegations were made about the influence of the Prime Minister of Grenada, who was on the judging panel.

Miss Grenada WorldEdit

In 2007, Jennifer Hosten, Miss Grenada 1970, was granted the Miss Grenada World Franchise by the Miss World Organization. The event took place at Jenny's Place, a resort on the beach in Grand Anse and was sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism of Grenada and cosmetics company, Revlon.[1]

TitleholdersEdit

  •   : Declared as Winner
  •   : Ended as runner-up or top 5/6 qualification
  •   : Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
  •   : Ended as special awards winner
Year Miss Grenada Placement
1964 Christine Hughes Did not compete
1970 Jennifer Hosten Miss World 1970
1996 Aria Johnson Unplaced
2007 Vivian Burkhardt Top 16
2009 Tamara Lawrence Did not compete
2013 Priscilla Collingsworth Did not compete

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Miss World Grenada". Press releases. Government of Grenada. Archived from the original on 29 May 2008. Retrieved 17 January 2011.

External linksEdit

  1. Official Site
  2. Miss Grenada World, in 2007 - Vivian Burkhardt