Miss Peru 2016

The Miss Peru 2016 pageant was held on the night of April 23rd, 2016. This national beauty contest inaugurated the brand new Ecological Center Studios of America Television in Pachacamac, Lima, Peru, after weeks of events.

Miss Peru 2016
DateApril 23rd, 2016
PresentersMaría Julia Mantilla & Mathías Brivio
EntertainmentLil Silvio & El Vega
(Top 15 Swimsuit Competition)
Micheille Soifer & Idéntico
(Top 10 Evening Gown Competition)
VenueEcological Center and Studios of America Television Production, Pachacamac, Lima, Peru
BroadcasterAmerica Television
Entrants31 (30 + 1 contestant saved by the judges during the cut prior to the preliminary competition).
WinnerValeria Piazza [1]
Flag of Lima.svg Distrito Capital
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The outgoing titleholder, Laura Spoya of Lima crowned her successor, Valeria Piazza of Lima at the end of the event.

The crowning featured the assistance of special guest Miss Universe 2015, Pia Wurtzbach of the Philippines who also judged during the final telecast.

Piazza represented Peru at Miss Universe 2016 where she successfully placed in the final. The first and second runners-up were also crowned, as Prissila Howard and Danea Panta represented Peru at the Miss Grand International 2016 and Miss International 2016 pageants, respectively.

The pageant was broadcast by America Television for the first time since 2002. The event was hosted by Miss World 2004, María Julia Mantilla and presenter Mathías Brivio.


Final Results Contestant
Miss Peru 2016

Miss Peru Universe

Miss Grand Peru 2016

1st Runner-Up

Miss International Peru 2016

2nd Runner-Up

3rd Runner-Up*
4th Runner-Up*
Top 11^
Top 15
  • The (*) means that during the live telecast, there was a cut from the Top 10 to a Top 5, which followed a first final question round. Later, another cut to decide a Top 3 was decided to decide the contestants advancing to the second final question round to decide the winner. Two contestants were eliminated at that stage, and their exact placements were not specified until days later by Jessica Newton (President of the Miss Peru Organization) in an open press news release.
  • The (^) means that there was supposed to be a Top 10, following the cut from the Top 15 swimsuit competition. However, it was announced by the hosts at the live telecast during the Top 10 announcement that there was a tie for 10th place, thus making it a Top 11 at the end.

Special AwardsEdit

  • Best Regional Costume - San Martín - Valkiria Aragón
  • Miss Photogenic - Region Lima - Ivana Yturbe
  • Miss Elegance - La Esperanza - Danea Panta
  • Miss Body - Amazonas - Hanny Portocarrero
  • Best Hair - Cuzco - Antonella de Groot
  • Miss Congeniality - Moquegua - Rossi Vargas
  • Most Beautiful Face - Region Lima - Ivana Yturbe
  • Best Smile - Distrito Capital - Valeria Piazza
  • Miss Rosa - Chimbote - Mirella Paz Baylón






  • Top 15 Swimsuit Competition: Lil Silvio & El Vega.
  • Top 10 Evening Gown Competition: Micheille Soifer & Identico.

Contestant NotesEdit


  1. ^ "Valeria Piazza es la Miss Perú Universo 2016 - VIDEO". larepublica.pe. Retrieved 29 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Miss Perú 2016: Valeria Piazza fue coronada como la nueva reina". América Noticias. 24 April 2016. Retrieved 29 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Miss Perú 2016: las 31 candidatas que disputarán la corona del certamen [FOTOS]". Trome. 24 April 2016. Archived from the original on 29 May 2016. Retrieved 29 May 2016.

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