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Miss Universe Guyana 2023 is Lisa Narine

Lisa Narine edged out seven other finalists to be crowned Miss Universe Guyana 2023 on Saturday, September 2 at the Guyana Marriott Hotel in Georgetown. The 26-year-old creative coordinator, radio host, entrepreneur, and advocate representing the Pomeroon-Supenaam region will now prepare to represent Guyana at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador this November. Lieve Blanckaert of Georgetown and Chandini Baljor of Essequibo Islands-West Demerara were named the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Colline Ward of Bartica and Melissa McLean of La Parfaite Harmonie rounded out the Top 5 finalists. This year's pageant was the first edition held under US-based talent acquisition leader and award-winning pageant director, Teri Brown-Walker, following a 5-year hiatus. The new Miss Universe Guyana holds a diploma in business and marketing management and currently pursuing her bachelor's degree in international relations at the University of Guyana. She enjoys dancing, modeling

Miss Universe Guyana 2023: Meet the Top 8 finalists

Eight finalists have been officially announced to compete for the title of Miss Universe Guyana 2023. An official sashing ceremony will take place this Friday, September 1 while the national final and coronation will be on Saturday, September 2 at Guyana Marriott Hotel in Georgetown. This year's competition will be the first edition under the US-based and award-winning pageant director Teri Brown-Walker. The will winner will represent Guyana at the 72nd Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2023) in El Salvador this November. The People’s Choice fan voting is open until Friday at 9 p.m. The finalist with the highest number of votes will earn a spot in the Top 5. To vote, head over to the  Pageant Planet website. Who will be the next Miss Universe Guyana? Meet the Top 8 finalists: Anika Felicien (Onderneeming) Britny Mack (Pakaraima) Chandini Baljor (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara) Colline Ward (Bartica) Lieve Blanckaert (Georgetown) Lisa Narine (Pomeroon-Supenaam) Mackella Profeiro (Demer

Guyana returns to Miss Universe pageant after 5-year hiatus

After missing five editions, Guyana will return to the prestigious Miss Universe competition as the new license holder was announced over the weekend. US-based talent acquisition leader and award-winning pageant director, Teri Brown-Walker, was officially revealed as the new national director for Miss Universe Guyana. Teri held leadership positions at various companies in the past 20 years and has accomplished awards for her involvement with several pageant systems including Miss Earth USA and Miss United States. "My heart is filled with so much gratitude. I am pleased to announce my first season as the National Director for Miss Universe Guyana. Being a part of this organization is a dream come true," she wrote on social media. Guyana, a country on South America’s North Atlantic coast, last joined Miss Universe in 2017 with the stunning Guyanese model Rafieya Husain. Called "the Land of many waters" because of its numerous rivers, creeks, and streams particularly t

Miss World Guyana 2022 is Andrea King

Andrea King, representing Demerara-Mahaica, was crowned Miss World Guyana 2022 on Sunday, August 21 at the National Cultural Centre in Georgetown. The 25-year-old project manager holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management and is currently employed at Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GTT). Miss Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Arian Richmond, and Miss Upper Demerara-Upper Berbice, Trevlind Harry, were the first and second runners-up, respectively. Miss World Guyana 2019 Joylyn Conway, who placed in the Top 40 at the 70th Miss World, reliquished her reign at the end of the event. No competition was held in 2020 and 2021 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 10 finalists took part in this year's grand coronation night. The new Miss World Guyana is a lover of fashion, photography, and dance which led her to be featured in numerous photoshoots, runway activities, and dance productions. She is also an avid public speaker and possesses an excellent track record of

Miss World Guyana 2022: Meet the 10 finalists

Miss World Guyana 2022 grand coronation night will take place this Sunday, August 21 at the National Cultural Centre in Georgetown. Reigning Miss World Guyana, Joylyn Conway, will crown her successor at the end of the event. The next titleholder will represent her country at the 71st Miss World pageant. Tickets for the show are for sale at That Look Boutique, Giftland Mall (Electronics), Ramada Georgetown Princess Hotel, and the National Cultural Centre. Here are the 10 finalists representing all the regions of Guyana: Miss Barima Waini, Esther Marslowe is currently a student at the University of Guyana pursuing a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies. She served as an intern at FAO of the UN where she assisted with the implementation of a climate change project and was responsible for liaising with key stakeholders to formulate a National Climate Change Committee for Guyana. She is also very passionate about volunteering and partakes in monthly visits to alternative childcare ho