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Nicaragua's Sheynnis Palacios to wear 'El Zanate' national costume for Miss Universe 2023

Miss Nicaragua 2023 (Miss Universe Nicaragua 2023) Sheynnis Palacios shared her national costume for the upcoming 72nd Miss Universe pageant. Designed by Jorge Salazar Caliz, Sheynnis' national costume was inspired by her likeness to the "El Zanate" (Nicaraguan grackle). The Nicaraguan grackle is a species of passerine bird in the family Icteridae endemic to Central America. This species lives only around the lakes of Nicaragua and in northern Costa Rica. In a post on social media, Miss Nicaragua shared in Spanish: "Opening my wings to the wind I am the elegant and beautiful grackle of jet black colors, with iridescent tones and beautiful song." The dark tones of the beautiful costume represent adversity and the iridescent sparkles mean there is always a light at the end of the tunnel. "I am happy, boisterous, spicy like Nica, optimistic, and ready for a new day, brightening the parks and fields of my beautiful Nicaragua and all of Latin America." The

Miss Nicaragua 2023 is Sheynnis Palacios

Sheynnis Palacios was crowned Miss Nicaragua 2023 (Miss Universe Nicaragua 2023) on Saturday, August 5 at Centro de Convenciones del Hotel Crowne Plaza in Managua. The 23-year-old communications graduate and television host representing Diriamba bested 9 other competitors to win the national title. She succeeds Norma Huembes Salazar and will now represent Nicaragua at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador. Daysi Velásquez of Santa Lucía was named first runner-up while Isabella Salgado of Chinandega, Chantal Urbina of Granada, and Waymara Antonio of Puerto Cabezas were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. Aside from winning the title, the new Miss Nicaragua also bagged several awards including Miss Solenti, Miss Beauty Shipping, Miss Agua Cielo, Miss Flawless Beauty, Miss Styling Baby Liss Pro, and Mujer Abundante. No stranger to pageantry, Sheynnis previously held the titles Miss Teen Nicaragua 2016 and Miss Mundo Nicaragua 2020 (Miss World Nicaragua). Last year, she wen

Miss Nicaragua 2023: Meet the contestants

The contestants vying for Miss Nicaragua 2023 (Miss Universe Nicaragua 2023) have been officially presented last June 9 at Crowne Plaza Managua. A total of 10 beauties have been selected to take part in the national pageant whose winner is expected to represent Nicaragua at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador later this year. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Nicaragua (@missnicaraguaof) For the first time, global fan voting has been opened via Choicely . You may now vote for your favorite contestant to advance as a finalist for Miss Nicaragua 2023 this August. Who will succeed last year's winner Norma Huembes Salazar as Miss Nicaragua? Meet the contestants: CHINANDEGA - Isabella Salgado DIRIAMBA - Sheynnis Palacios GRANADA - Chantal Urbina ISLA DE OMETEPE - Génesis Martínez LA CONCORDIA - Melissa Morales LEÓN - Iris Ruiz MANAGUA - Andrea Reyes MANAGUA - Marián Torres PUERTO CABEZAS - Waymara Antonio SANTA LUCÍA - Daysi Velásquez Photos: Antonio R

SPOTLIGHT: Miss Nicaragua 2022 Norma Huembes - 'I want to be the face that brings joy and excitement to Nicaraguans'

Nicaragua will be represented at the 71st Miss Universe edition (Miss Universe 2022) by Norma Huembes, a 24-year-old public accountant from San Marcos, Carazo. Set between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, the Central American country is known for its dramatic terrain of lakes, volcanoes and beaches. Since its Miss Universe debut in 1955, only four women successfully placed in the competition courtesy of Beatriz Obregón in 1977 (Top 12), Xiomara Blandino in 2007 (Top 10), Nastassja Bolívar in 2013 (Top 16), and Ana Marcelo in 2020 (Top 21). This year's Miss Nicaragua / Miss Universe Nicaragua, who won her national title on August 6, is preparing to win her country's first Miss Universe later this year. In her own words, "I want to be the face that brings joy and excitement to Nicaraguans." After winning her national pageant, Norma took to social media and wrote in Spanish: "Thank you is the key word for this whole experience that I am living at this moment

Miss Nicaragua 2022 is Norma Huembes

Norma Huembes was crowned Miss Nicaragua 2022 (Miss Universe Nicaragua) on Saturday, August 6 at Centro De Convenciones Crown Plaza in Managua. The 24-year-old public accountant, representing Carazo, succeeds last year's winner Allison Wassmer and will represent her country at Miss Universe 2022. Katherine Burgos of Tipitapa was named first runner-up while Diana Navarro of Leon finished as second runner-up. Completing the Top 5 were Isabella Salgado of  Chinandega and Gabriela Calix of Cinco Pinos. A total of 10 contestants participated during this year's edition of Miss Nicaragua. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Nicaragua (@missnicaraguaof) Photos: Miss Nicaragua

Miss Universe Nicaragua 2021 is Allison Wassmer

Allison Wassmer was crowned Miss Nicaragua 2021 in a national competition held on Saturday, August 14 in Managua. The 26-year-old entrepreneur succeeds last year's winner and Miss Universe Top 21 Ana Marcelo. She represented Managua and bested six other finalists to win her title. Miss Rivas, Glennys Medina, and Miss Acoyapa, Zulema Bravo were the first and second runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Nicaragua will represent her country at the 70th Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2021) pageant to be held later this year for the first time in Eilat, Israel. Photo: Miss Nicaragua