Seychelles / Seychellen 09.10.07 – Miss Intercontinental 2007 Wahl auf den Seychellen
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Saturday night, 13th of October – Live from the sold out ICC in Mahe Seychelles, 23 years old Miss Lebanon, Nancy Afiouny was crowned as the new Miss Intercontinental 2007.
In a spectacular show with legendary Singer Keith Tynes (Ex Platters) the beautiful TV host from Lebanon won the crown after a 2 hour show which was broadcasted by SBC.
The two runners-up were Miss Korea, Han na Yoo and Miss Margarita Island, Emily Fernandez. For Korea it was the very first time to enter the Top 3 within an international beauty pageant of WBO – WORLD BEAUTY ORGANIZATION.
Brazil, represented by the stunning Marcela Duarte and 22 year old Miss Greece Antonia Kallimoukou placed 3rd and 4th runner up. An international panel of judges including Ligia Petit, Miss Intercontinental 2001 who is today a famous actress in Venezuela did not have an easy job at this night. The new Miss Intercontinental 2007 was crowned by last years winner Katarina Manova who won the crown 2006 in Nassau – the Bahamas.
The event was sponsored by the Le Meridien Starwood Hotel Group, Universal and Seychelles Tourism Board. All delegates had a tremendous stay at one of the most luxuriest hotels in the Seychelles, the Le Meridien Fishermans Cove and Barbarons. During their 10 day stay they went to some exiting trips e.g. to Silhouette Island and its exclusive Hotel La Briz.
Galleries from the days at the Seychelles:
Miss Intercontinental 2007 crowned
The Top 5 won as a special prize an 8 Day stay at „La Briz“ on Silhouette Island and Le Meridien Fishermans Cove with full board and value of over 7000 Euro.
Same was given that night for the subtitle award holders:
Miss Congeniality – Kenya
Miss Photogenic – Venezuela
Best Evening Gown – Seychelles
Best National Costume – Colombia
Best Body Award – Hungary
As there was an equal number of points for some delegates selected in an interview judging and pre judging, instead of Top 15 we announced the Top 16:
The Top 16 in Random Order:
The most beautiful women on the most beautiful beaches, this is not only the slogan this year it is the pure truth. 41 delegates arrived safety in Mahe and enjoying recently a wonderful stay at the both „Le Meridien Resorts“ Fishermans´Cove and Barbarons.
Starting with the official „Welcome Night“ at the Le Meridien Fisherman´s Cove Hotel on October 4th all delegates enjoyed a sunbathing day on 5th of October and a wonderful sightseeing tour arranged by the Tourism Board (STB).
Sunday all delegates arrived after an hour boat ride to „Heaven on Earth“ Silhouette Island with its Top de Luxe Hotel „LA BRIZ“ owened by the Universal Group one of the sponsors of this years Miss Intercontinental.
From Swimming on the private beaches to a wonderful BBQ and a lot of photos of course all was arranged perfectly by the national comitee of the Miss Seychelle Islands organisation. From Monday on the rehearsals will start at the ICC in Victoria.
Fotos von Elena Schmidt, die dann im gleichen Jahr auf den Seychellen für Deutschland (MGO/WBO) bei der damaligen Wahl zur MISS INTERCONTINENTAL 2007 schon einmal angetreten war, finden Sie oben in fast allen Galerien.
© Fotos: Frank Bauermann – Director of Photography, Text: WBO – WORLD BEAUTY ORGANIZATION