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Miss Universe Croatia 2024 is Zrinka Ćorić from Dubrovnik

Zrinka Ćorić was crowned Miss Universe Croatia 2024 in a glittering show held on Monday, May 6 at Esplanade Hotel in Zagreb. The 22-year-old beauty from Dubrovnik succeeds last year's winner Andrea Erjavec and will now prepare to represent Croatia at Miss Universe 2024 in Mexico later this year. Marta Leković was named first runner-up while Lana Vuković, Claudia Mihoković, and Sofya Kotava were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. This year's event marked the 28th edition of the annual Miss Universe Croatia pageant. Croatia has yet to win the Miss Universe crown since its debut at the pageant in 1997 with Kristina Čerina. The country managed to place in the semifinals four times with Sarah Ćosić (2009), Elizabeta Burg (2012), Shanaelle Petty (2017), and Mia Rkman (2019). Road to the 73rd Miss Universe: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Zrinka Ćorić (@zrinkacoric) Photos: Miss Universe Croatia, Zrinka Ćorić / Instagram RELATED P

Miss Universe Croatia 2024: Meet the contestants

The official photos (shot at Royal Hotels & Resort in Dubrovnik) of the 15 finalists vying for this year's Miss Universe Croatia have already been released. Andrea Erjavec , last year's winner from Perušić, is set to crown her successor during the final competition this May 6 at Esplanade Zagreb Hotel. will livestream the show. The winner of Miss Universe Croatia 2024 is expected to represent her country at the 73rd Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2024) to be held in Mexico later this year. Who will succeed Andrea for the national crown? Meet the contestants: Ana Marjolović Anastasia Ičević Arijana Martinović Claudia Mihoković Dajana Barišić Hannah Anastasia Bičanić Lana Vuković Laura Aleksa Lorena Čačija Marta Leković Matea Ilić Sara Antić Sofya Kotava Vlatka Pačarić Zrinka Ćorić Photos: Emanuell Mancy / Miss Universe Croatia

Miss Universe Croatia 2023 is Andrea Erjavec

Andrea Erjavec was crowned Miss Universe Croatia 2023 on Wednesday, May 3 at the Emerald Hall of the Esplanade Hotel in Zagreb. The 23-year-old advocate for the mental and physical health of children hails from Perušić and is a student at the University of Zagreb pursuing a degree in education. She believes that everyone should have access to education, information, and resources to be able to actively participate in social processes and create positive change in the world. Lucciana Ćebo was named first runner-up while Sara Garac, Mihaela Posavec, and Polina Mytko were announced as the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. A total of 16 finalists from various fields and backgrounds have been chosen to take part in this year's competition. Paola Kliba from Pula was voted by her co-finalists to win the Miss Congeniality award. At the end of the event, last year's titleholder Arijana Podgajski passed the crown and sash to her deserving successor who will now prepare

Miss Universe Croatia 2023: Meet the 16 finalists

The 16 finalists vying for the national title of Miss Universe Croatia 2023 have been officially revealed on Wednesday, April 12 via social media of the competition. This year's final competition will take place on May 3 at the Emerald Hall of the Esplanade Hotel with live streaming on for fans and followers at home. A series of pre-pageant events and activities including photoshoots, travel, rehearsals, and preparations were scheduled for the contestants prior to the grand coronation show in the country's capital city. The next Miss Universe Croatia will succeed last year's titleholder, Arijana Podgajski, and prepare to represent the Balkan nation at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador this December. Meet the 16 finalists: Ana Mujkić Granić, 18, from Vinkovci Andrea Erjavec, 23, from Perušić Ema Numić–Meša, 19, from Pula Ema Helena Vičar, 20, from Zagreb Klara Pelemiš, 27, from Zagreb Lucciana Ćebo, 19, from Zagreb Lucija Mlinarević, 18, from Split Matea Blaževi

Miss Universe Croatia 2022 is Arijana Podgajski

Arijana Podgajski was crowned Miss Universe Croatia 2022 in a glittering competition held at the Esplanade Hotel in Zagreb on Monday, May 23. The 19-year-old economics student and model from Krapina bested 12 other finalists to win her beauty title. She speaks English, likes to train at home, practice yoga, walk in nature, and read a good book. Klaudija Krezić from Sesvete and Veronika Đerek from Ivanić Grad were named the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Antonela Zvonković was awarded Miss Congeniality. The new Miss Universe Croatia succeeds Ora Antonia Ivanišević and will represent her country at Miss Universe 2022. As the titleholder, she wants to advocate for mental health, women's rights, and abandoned animals. Photos: Miss Universe Croatia

Miss Universe Croatia 2021 is Ora Antonia Ivanišević

Ora Antonia Ivanišević bested 14 other contestants to be crowned Miss Universe Croatia 2021 on Wednesday, July 14 at Esplanade Zagreb Hotel. The 20-year-old tourism management student from Dubrovnik succeeds last year's winner Mirna Naiia Marić. She will represent Croatia at the 70th Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2021) pageant later this year. Lorena Mustać from Privlaka and Ozana Franović from Split were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Matea Babić and Ivona Gradečak completed the Top 5. The new Miss Universe Croatia is a skilled make-up artist and hairstylist and speaks fluent English and Russian. Her hobbies include volunteering at the Down Syndrome Association's home. She wants to advocate for equal opportunities for advancement in business for women and men. Photos: Miss Universe Croatia / Facebook