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Miss Grand Indonesia 2024 is Nova Liana from South Sumatra

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Nova Liana was crowned Miss Mega Bintang Indonesia 2024 (Miss Grand Indonesia 2024) on Sunday, May 19 at Istora Senayan in Jakarta. The 23-year-old beauty from Palembang, South Sumatra bested more than 40 other contestants to win the national title. She will represent Indonesia at Miss Grand International 2024 in Myanmar this October. Stevanie Tawana Sheldrick of Riau Islands placed second and was awarded the title of Miss Elite Indonesia 2024. She is expected to compete in Miss Elite 2024 in Egypt. The rest of the runners-up were Olivia Stevanie of DKI Jakarta 7, Yulinar Fitriani of West Java, Olla Levina of DKI Jakarta 2, and Anindya Gupita Prabandari of DI Yogyakarta. They received the titles Miss Aura Indonesia 2024, Miss Eco Indonesia 2025, Miss Planet Indonesia 2024, and World Top Model Indonesia 2024, respectively, and will go to the next Miss Aura International, Miss Eco International, Miss Planet International, and World Top Model competitions. This year's edition of the a

Miss Supranational Indonesia 2024 is Harashta Haifa Zahra

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Reigning Puteri Indonesia Harashta Haifa Zahra has been officially designated by the Puteri Indonesia organization as Miss Supranational Indonesia 2024. The 20-year-old environmental engineering student was crowned Puteri Indonesia 2024 while representing Jawa Barat (West Java) in Jakarta last March. She will represent Indonesia at Miss Supranational 2024 to be held in Nowy Sącz, Poland this July. Her runners-up Sophie Kirana, Ketut Permata Juliastrid Sari, and Melati Tedja were awarded the titles Miss International Indonesia, Miss Cosmo Indonesia, and Miss Charm Indonesia 2024, respectively. They will each represent the country at Miss International 2024 in Japan, Miss Cosmo 2024 in Vietnam, and Miss Charm 2024, also in Vietnam. View this post on Instagram A post shared by PUTERI INDONESIA (@officialputeriindonesia) Photos: Noviana Pramushinta, Puteri Indonesia / Instagram

Puteri Indonesia 2024 is Harashta Haifa Zahra of West Java

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Harashta Haifa Zahra, representing Jawa Barat, was crowned Puteri Indonesia 2024 last Friday, March 8 at the  Plenary Hall of the Jakarta Convention Center. The 20-year-old environmental engineering student bested more than 40 other contestants to win the title. She succeeds last year's winner  Farhana Nariswari. Rounding out the Top 4 finalists, Sophie Kirana Indriyagi, Ketut Permata Juliastrid Sari, and Melati Tedja were respectively crowned Puteri Indonesia Lingkungan 2024, Puteri Indonesia Pariwisata 2024, Puteri Indonesia Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan 2024. The winners are now expected to represent Indonesia at Miss International 2024 in Japan, Miss Supranational 2024 in Poland, Miss Charm 2024 in Vietnam, and Miss Cosmo 2024, also in Vietnam. Ghina Raihanah Tadjoedin and Latisa Safa Maura were the fourth and fifth runners-up, respectively. This year's Puteri Indonesia competition marked the 27th edition of the national pageant. The event was attended by reigning international

Miss Earth 2023: Indonesia's Cindy Inanto wins Miss People's Choice

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Indonesia's Cindy Inanto bagged the Miss People's Choice award and earned a spot in the Top 20 at Miss Earth 2023. Hosted by TNA Entertainment, the 23rd Miss Earth competition culminated on Friday, December 22 at Van Phuc City in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Cindy went on to place in the Top 12 and accomplished her country's highest placement in Miss Earth's 23-year history. She is 27-years-old, hailing from North Sumatra. The Miss People's Choice online voting was conducted on Eventista's portal. Paraguay placed second while the Philippines, South Sudan, and France were third, fourth, and fifth, respectively. Miss Earth 2023 was won by Albania's Drita Ziri with Philippines' Yllana Aduana, Vietnam's Do Thi Lan Anh, and Thailand's Cora Bliault as elemental queens. Photo: Kiengcan Team / Miss Earth RELATED POSTS: LIVE UPDATES: Miss Earth 2023 Final Competition Results Miss Earth 2023: Here's where to watch final show livestream FAVORITES: Miss Ea

Miss Earth Indonesia 2023 is Cindy Inanto

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Cindy Inanto was crowned Miss Earth Indonesia 2023 during the Putri Nusantara 2023 final held last July 27 at Rennaisance, Nusa Dua in Bali. The 27-year-old computer engineer and data scientist succeeded last year's titleholder Karina Basrewan and will now represent Indonesia at Miss Earth 2023 in Vietnam this December. A total of 20 finalists have been selected to take part in the national competition which was attended by former Miss Earth Karen Ibasco with the reigning Miss Earth Mina Sue Choi and Miss Global Shane Tormes. Also crowned during the same event were Miss Global Indonesia 2023 Cynthia Kurniawan and Miss Aesthetic Indonesia 2023 Jennifer Calista. They are expected to compete in Miss Global and Miss Aesthetic International pageants, respectively. Meet the winners: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Putri Nusantara (@mahakaryadutapesonaindonesia) Photos: Putri Nusantara / Instagram

Miss Universe Organization ends contract with current franchisee in Indonesia amid sexual abuse claims

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The Miss Universe Organization released an official statement today regarding its decision to part ways with PT Capella Swastika Karya and Indonesian national director Poppy Capella. This is amid allegations of sexual harassment from several contestants of the recently concluded Miss Universe Indonesia 2023 competition. Unfortunately, this also resulted in the cancellation of this year's Miss Universe Malaysia pageant whose license was granted to the same company. Read the entire statement from MUO: The Miss Universe Organization has decided to terminate the relationship with its current franchisee in Indonesia, PT Capella Swastika Karya, and its National Director, Poppy Capella. In light of what we have learned took place at Miss Universe Indonesia, it has become clear that this franchise has not lived up to our brand standards, ethics, or expectations as outlined in our franchise handbook and code of conduct. Providing a safe place for women is the Miss Universe Organization'

Miss Universe Indonesia responds to sexual harassment allegations

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The Miss Universe Indonesia Organization has issued a statement in response to allegations of sexual harassment following the recently held Miss Universe Indonesia 2023 competition. "In response to media coverage about the incidents at the Miss Universe Indonesia pageant, we at Miss Universe Indonesia are closely monitoring the situation," said the national director and owner Poppy Capella. "We are actively investigating the allegations that have been reported in the mass media. We will conduct a [thorough] investigation and review the allegations made against us." According to Reuters , several contestants have filed a police report against the organizers after they allegedly underwent a physical examination in their underwear and were photographed "topless" in a room with more than 20 people. Meanwhile, the Miss Universe Organization said they have recently been made aware of the allegations concerning their Indonesian franchisee. "Miss Universe tak

Miss Universe Indonesia dumps minimum height requirement

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Following the successful staging of Miss Universe Indonesia 2023 in Jakarta, the Miss Universe Indonesia Organization has just announced a significant change in its competition rules. National director and owner Poppy Capella released an official statement on Monday, August 7 regarding her decision to remove the minimum height requirement as there were concerns several provincial winners did not meet the previous qualification. "This change is not merely a response to the outcomes of the early-stage provincial events, but also a reflection of our commitment to inclusivity at both the provincial and national levels," she clarified. "These events were organized in good faith, and it would be unjust to disqualify their winners based on a criterion that can be considered non-essential." In case you missed it, here's the full statement: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Universe Indonesia (@missuniverse_id) Photos: Miss Universe I

Jeremy Gregory Samatara to represent Indonesia at Mister International 2023 in Thailand

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Jeremy Gregory Samatara has been officially appointed to represent Indonesia at the 15th Mister International pageant in Thailand this September. The 25-year-old international relations and flight school graduate from North Sulawesi was the second runner-up during The New L-Men of the Year 2023 final held on July 29 at Balai Sarbini in Jakarta. Although he did not claim the title, he shared: "Moments like this make me feel like being grateful is an understatement. I got the chance to meet and learn the story behind these incredible and inspiring people." As Mister International Indonesia 2023, he now prepares for Mister International 2023 to be held on September 17 at the Crystal Design Center (CDC) in Bangkok. View this post on Instagram A post shared by L-Men Official (@lmen) Photos: Yudi Tampubolon, Wong Sim / L-Men Official

Miss Universe Indonesia 2023 is Fabiënne Nicole Groeneveld

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Fabiënne Nicole Groeneveld edged out 29 other competitors to win Miss Universe Indonesia 2023 in a glittering competition held on Thursday, August 3 at the Beach City International Stadium in Jakarta. The 23-year-old model and business graduate representing DKI Jakarta was also awarded Miss Confidently Beautiful during the preliminary competition. She will now prepare to represent Indonesia at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador this November. Vina Anggi Sitorus was named first runner-up while Muthia Fatika Rachman, Angela Yovita Lillo, and Baby Kristami were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. No stranger to pageantry, Fabiënne started her pageant journey when she previously clinched the title of Miss Global Indonesia. She went on to join Miss Globe 2018 in the Philippines where she placed in the Top 20 and bagged the Best in Evening Gown and Miss Photogenic awards. Born in the Netherlands, Fabiënne grew up in a bicultural family. Her advocacy "Empower Now"

Miss Universe Indonesia 2023 kicks off in Jakarta

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Miss Universe Indonesia 2023 has officially kicked off with the arrival of the finalists for their boot camp week in Jakarta. The first day of their activities took place at the Sari Pacific Jakarta where they participated in a psychotest with Jakarta-based professional psychology service provider Personal Growth. Thirty competitors from across the country will fight for the "Shimmering Hope" crown and the opportunity to represent Indonesia at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador. The grand final competition will take place on Thursday, August 3 at the Beach City International Stadium (BCIS). Tickets can be purchased via tiket.com . Don't forget to vote for your favorites to take home the coveted national title via Miss Universe Indonesia's official app which is available for download on App Store or Google Play. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Universe Indonesia (@missuniverse_id) Photos: Miss Universe Indonesia / Instagram RELATED

Miss Universe Indonesia 2023: Meet the contestants

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Miss Universe Indonesia 2023, the first edition of the standalone Miss Universe Indonesia pageant under Poppy Capella will be held in Jakarta this August. A total of 30 beauties representing different provinces of Indonesia have been selected from across the country to compete for the coveted national title. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Universe Indonesia (@missuniverse_id) The winner of the much-awaited competition will represent the largest archipelago in the world at the 72nd Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2023) in El Salvador. Head over to the Miss Universe Indonesia official app to vote for your favorites to win the pageant — simply download the app on App Store or Google Play, and register. Who will take home the crown and the title of Miss Universe Indonesia 2023? Meet the contestants: Bali  - Lola Nadya Larasati Bali  - Ni Kadek Natasha Lilian Ari Rudana Bali  - Putu Chelsea Ivana Maida Banten  - Fayza Fahria Khaldani DI Yogyakarta  - Sha

Miss Mega Bintang Indonesia 2023 is Ritassya Wellgreat

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Palembang's Ritassya Wellgreat Waynands bested 19 other competitors to be crowned Miss Mega Bintang Indonesia 2023 (Miss Grand Indonesia 2023) on Thursday, June 8 at Ciputra Artpreneur in Jakarta. The 22-year-old model and summa cum laude alumna of Sriwijaya University will represent Indonesia at Miss Grand International 2023 in Vietnam this October. Rounding out the Top 5 finalists were Valerie Avril, Chesy Anribka, Vanessa Hatter, and Sahida Sheik. As runners-up, they are expected to be designated for Miss Face of Humanity 2023, Miss Eco International 2024, Reina Hispanoamericana 2023, and World Top Model 2023. The rest of the Top 10 semifinalists were Febby Deng, Michelle Ayu, Rayya Haqq, Vania Agustina, and Vinnilya Huanggrio Last year's titleholder and Miss Grand International 2022 second runner-up, Andina Julie, passed the crown to her successor at the end of the event. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Mega Bintang Indonesia (@yayasand