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Miss Nederland 2022 is Ona Moody

Ona Moody was crowned Miss Nederland 2022 (Miss Netherlands) on Sunday, September 4 at Studio 21 in Hilversum. The 25-year-old Zimbabwean-Dutch beauty is a maternity nurse living in Amsterdam. She bested nine other finalists to win her national title. Eva van de Wetering, 21, finished as first runner-up and bagged the Miss Congeniality award while Solange Dekker, 26, was named Miss Social Media. Last year's winner Julia Sinning relinquished her crown at the end of the glittering event. The new Miss Nederland, who was born to a Zimbabwean father and a Dutch mother, will now prepare to represent the Netherlands at the 71st Miss Universe pageant in the first quarter of 2023. "I think diversity and equal opportunities for everyone are very important. When I was younger, I didn’t realize certain groups get fewer opportunities than others, but when I got older, I found the inequality very confronting," she said in her introduction for Miss Nederland. "In our society, the a

Miss Nederland 2022 will be held on September 4, meet the finalists

Reigning Miss Nederland (Miss Universe Netherlands) Julia Sinning will crown her successor during the Miss Nederland 2022 final on Sunday, September 4 at Studio 21 in Hilversum, North Holland. The next Miss Nederland, who will represent her country at the Miss Universe 2022 pageant, will be selected by a panel of judges consisting of William Rutten, Edsilia Rombley, Albert Verlinde, Kristina Bozilovic, Bart Ettekoven, Pernille La Lau and national director Monica van Ee. Tickets for the final can be purchased via Ticketpoint . The event promises a spectacular show that will also feature top artists such as SERA, PATRICIA, Lisa Michels, and LUDIQUE. Who will be Miss Universe Netherlands 2022? Meet the 10 official finalists: Eva van de Wetering - 21, living in Zaltbommel, Exam year of the VWO Hostess and service Indra Peereboom - 22, living in Uden, HBO social work, social therapist in a rehab clinic Insa Ap - 25, living in Amsterdam / Groningen, HBO Commercial Economics, trainer at BT

Transgender woman enters Top 10 of Miss Nederland 2022

A transgender woman, Solange Dekker, made history after entering the Top 10 of Miss Nederland 2022 (Miss Universe Netherlands 2022) in a casting held in Amsterdam on Saturday, April 16. The casting event took place at the Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky. Former Miss Nederland winners Zoey Ivory, Rahima Dirkse, and Denise Speelman were part of the judging panel. "I really can't describe in words how proud I am of myself, how incredibly grateful I am for the organization for this opportunity as the first trans woman in NL, and how happy I am with all the girls I've met," Solange shared on social media. "Beauty contests are all about connection and change, not about competition and being better than the rest. You are committed to a better world, a more inclusive world. And that is exactly what I am committed to. Inclusivity, power, acceptance," she added. The 26-year-old presenter and the rest of the Top 10 finalists will now continue to battle it out to win the natio

Miss Nederland 2021: Julia Sinning to represent the Netherlands at 70th Miss Universe pageant

Julia Sinning was crowned Miss Nederland 2021 in a glittering national competition held at Studio 21 in Hilversum on Sunday, August 29. The 24-year-old student from Amsterdam is training at a drama school (faaam Film Actors Academy) and currently part of "The Bachelor." Besides winning her national title, she also took home the Miss Congeniality award. Julia succeeds last year's winner, Denise Speelman, and will now prepare to represent the Netherlands at the 70th Miss Universe pageant to be held in Eilat, Israel later this year. Photo: Ferieke Berendsen / Miss Nederland