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Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2023 is Mariana Downing

Mariana Downing was crowned Miss República Dominicana Universo 2023 (Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2023) during the Miss República Dominicana 2023 grand final held on Sunday, September 3 at Centro de Convenciones Sambil in Santo Domingo. The 27-year-old Dominican-British model and actress, representing Sánchez Ramírez, bested over 20 other competitors to win the national title. She will now prepare to represent the Dominican Republic at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador this November. Yamilex Hernández of La Vega was named Miss International Dominican Republic 2023 while Melissa Domínguez of Santo Domingo de Guzmán won the title Reina Hispanoamerican Dominican Republic 2023. Eoanna Constanza of Distrito Nacional and Chantal Silliman of Santiago rounded out the Top 5 finalists while Heidy Rosado of Barahona, Celinda Ortega of Com. Dom. En USA, Leonela González of Com. Dom. En Puerto Rico, Yuli Mercedes of La Romana, and Amelia Ramírez of San Cristóbal were the rest of the Top 10. The

Miss República Dominicana 2023: Meet the contestants

Twenty-four contestants have been officially announced to compete for the coveted title of Miss República Dominicana 2023 (Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2023). Their preliminary competition will be held this Friday, September 1 while the national final will happen on Sunday, September 3 at Centro de Convenciones Sambil in Santo Domingo. Andreína Martínez, the reigning Miss Universe Dominican Republic who placed second runner-up at Miss Universe 2022 will crown her successor at the end of the upcoming event. The winner of this year's pageant will represent the Dominican Republic at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador this November. Who will be crowned Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2023? Meet the contestants: Azua - Francheska Pujols Bahoruco - Kiara Jaquez Barahona - Heidy Rosado Com Dom En Italia - Melany Bergaglio Com Dom En Puerto Rico  - Leonela González Com Dom En USA - Celinda Ortega Distrito Nacional - Eoanna Constanza Duarte - Maria Vargas Hermanas Mirabal - Cris

71st Miss Universe 2nd runner-up Andreína Martínez meets President Luis Abinader

Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2022 Andreína Martínez Founier had the chance to meet with her country's President Luis Abinader and the First Lady after placing third at Miss Universe 2022. Their meeting happened at the national leader's official residence, the Palacio Nacional in Santo Domingo, following Andreína's homecoming from the recently concluded 71st Miss Universe competition in New Orleans. The 25-year-old was able to achieve a well-deserved Top 3 placement during the Miss Universe final show on January 14. Her highly celebrated second runner-up finish at Miss Universe 2022 was the Dominican Republic's highest placement since 2009. "What an honor it was to be received by Luis Abinader, President of the Dominican Republic, and by our beloved First Lady," she posted on social media. "I am excited about the possibility of working together for the well-being of our youth and I also see this as an opportunity to continue supporting those young Domi

Miss Universe 2022: Meet the delegates from the Dominican Republic, Ghana, Kazakhstan and Venezuela

Miss Universe 2022 will be the 71st edition of the prestigious Miss Universe pageant and there are so far four confirmed delegates who will be vying for the coveted title currently held by India's Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu. Here are the delegates from the Dominican Republic, Ghana, Kazakhstan, and Venezuela: Andreína Martinez, 24, of the Dominican Republic holds a degree in psychology and Latin American studies. She won her national title Miss República Dominicana Universo in November last year and was supposed to join the 70th Miss Universe competition in Israel but unfortunately, she tested positive for COVID-19 prior to her departure. Ghana's Engracia Afua Kaley Mofuman is a 27-year-old professional model who represented the Ashanti Region at the Miss Universe Ghana 2022 competition held in December last year. The experienced competitor bested 15 other finalists to win her national pageant. Aidana Akhantaeva was named Miss Universe Kazakhstan 2022 in a national competition held i

Miss República Dominicana Universo 2021 is Andreína Martinez

Andreína Martinez, representative of the Dominican community of the US, was crowned Miss República Dominicana Universo 2021 (Miss Dominican Republic Universe) on Sunday, November 7 at the Salón de Eventos Sambil in Santo Domingo. The 24-year-old beauty bested 14 other finalists to win the national competition. She succeeds Miss República Dominicana Universo 2020 and Miss Universe Top 5 finalist, Kimberly Jiménez. Miss Azua, Debbie Áflalo settled with a first runner-up finish while Miss Lavega, Yamilex Hernández was named the second runner-up. Miss Samaná, Elianny Capellán, and Miss La Romana, Érika Silverio, were the third and fourth runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Universe Dominican Republic holds a degree in psychology and Latin American studies. She is currently the operations coordinator of the Women's Equality Center in New York. "There is a saying that says 'it takes a village to raise a child' well to make a queen it takes two. I want to thank all those