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Miss Grand Netherlands 2023 is Melissa Bottema from Zandeweer

Melissa Bottema, representing Groningen, was crowned Miss Grand Netherlands 2023 in a competition held on Sunday, June 4 at Claus Event Center in Hoofddorp. The 23-year-old gymnastics coach and a social work student at Hanze University edged out 10 other beauties to win the national title. Rounding out the Top 3 finalists were Amber Tamara of Flevoland and Merel Bakker of Gelderland. They were named the first and second runners-up, respectively. Esmee van der Meulen, Bo Grooten, Robin Danique Mulder, Chimène-Esmee Colijn, Tene Donzo, Merel van Roon, Carmen Kara, and Yarah Mookhram were the rest of the contestants. No stranger to pageantry, the new Miss Grand Netherlands participated in Miss Intercontinental 2022 where she placed in the Top 20 and bagged the Miss Sunrise award. Melissa succeeds last year's titleholder Marit Beets and will now represent the Netherlands at Miss Grand International 2023 in Vietnam this October. View this post on Instagram A post sha

Miss Supranational Netherlands 2023 is Luna-Isabella Stienstra

Luna-Isabella Stienstra edged out three other finalists to be crowned Miss Supranational Netherlands 2023 on Sunday, April 9 at Addict in Haarlem, Amsterdam. The 20-year-old beauty from Limburg is a dancer, certified makeup artist, and aspiring dentist assistant. She is no stranger to pageantry, having joined Miss Intercontinental Netherlands 2021 where she represented Limburg and placed fourth runner-up. Rounding out the Top 4 finalists were Monica Fernandes de Freitas, Uloma Onyema, and Aasiyah van Geenen. Luna-Isabella will now prepare to represent the Netherlands at the Miss Supranational 2023 pageant in Poland this July. She succeeded last year's titleholder Serena Darder. "Being Miss Supranational Netherlands is not only a beautiful title but also a duty. I will proudly represent my country the Netherlands," she wrote on social media. The coronation event, alongside Mister Supranational Netherlands 2023 (won by Luca Derin), was organized by 12 Months of Beauty. Priz