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Miss World Nederland 2022 is Amber Koelewijn

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Amber Koelewijn was crowned Miss World Nederland 2022 (Miss World Netherlands) in a glittering event that took place on Wednesday, September 28 at the De Koning Party & Events in Amsterdam. The 17-year-old all-around beautician from Bunschoten-Spakenburg bested 11 other finalists to win the national competition. Nova Cheyen, 17, from Rotterdam, and Robey Bruins, 21, from Haaksbergen, were the first and second runners-up, respectively. Amber, who advocates against cyberbullying, was also the Talent and Top Model winner. She succeeds Lizzy Dobbe and will now prepare to represent the Netherlands at the 71st Miss World pageant. Meet the new Miss World Nederland: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Amber Koelewijn (@amberkoelewijnn) Photos:  Van Eis Fotografie / Miss World Nederland , Amber Koelewijn / Instagram

Miss World Nederland 2022: Meet the 12 finalists

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Miss World Nederland 2022 (Miss World Netherlands) is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, September 28 at the De Koning Party & Events in Amsterdam. A total of 12 contestants were chosen to participate in the upcoming final where one winner will be crowned as the Netherlands' representative in the 71st Miss World pageant. Who will succeed last year's winner Lizzy Dobbe? Meet the 12 official finalists: Alisha van den Berg Alissa van de Lei Amber Koelewijn Fabienne van de Pol Iris can de Mars Jeany Kühr Linda Koers Marianne van Bruinnesen Nakaris Bokshoven Nova Cheyen Robey Bruins Tiarra Kappar To learn more about the finalists and purchase tickets for the finale, visit the Miss World Nederland official website. Photos:  Wim van Wel / Miss World Nederland

Mister International Netherlands 2022 is Iliya Shahedi

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Iliya Shahedi was named Mister International Netherlands 2022 on Saturday, September 17 in a competition held at Zalencentrum De Brug in Reeuwijk. The 23-year-old fitness enthusiast of Persian descent succeeds last year's winner Mike Van Doorn and he will now prepare to represent the Netherlands at the 14th Mister International pageant in the Philippines this October. At the same event, Franklin Lopes and Kenji Schoonderwoerd respectively clinched the titles Mister Senior and Junior Netherlands 2022. "Words can not describe how happy I am to win the title," the new Mister International Netherlands wrote in a statement on social media. Iliya is not a stranger to pageantry. Back in 2019, he was a finalist at the Misters of the Netherlands competition. Meet the new Mister International Netherlands: View this post on Instagram A post shared by MR. International Netherlands (@mr.internationalnetherlands) Photos:  René Rollema , Koch Productions / kochprod

Meet Miss International Belgium, France, Germany and Netherlands 2022

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The representatives of Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands for the 60th Miss International pageant have been selected in a special event that took place last weekend at Beej Bertje in Maastricht. Loren Venx was named Miss International Belgium 2022 while Jasmin Selberg and Marisol Soliana were awarded the titles Miss International Germany and Netherlands, respectively. Joining them was Miss International 2020/2021 France Maya Albert, who won her own title last year in the northern french city of Roubaix. The "Miss International Festival" event was organized by pageant director Katia Maes, a Belgian native who is now based in the Netherlands. Loren, Jasmin, Marisol, and Maya are now preparing to represent their respective countries at Miss International 2022 in Tokyo, Japan this December. "It is a dream come true for me. As a teenager, I was a really big fan of the Japanese pop culture, including anime, manga, Harajuku fashion as well as various Japanese musicians,"

Miss Nederland 2022 is Ona Moody

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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

Cas Hagman to represent the Netherlands at 21st Manhunt International

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Misters of the Netherlands 2022 finalist Cas Hagman (left) has been officially announced as Manhunt Netherlands 2022. The 23-year-old accountant from Rotterdam will travel to the Philippines this September to represent the Netherlands at the 21st Manhunt International pageant. Paul Luzineau, also from the Netherlands, is currently the reigning Manhunt International titleholder. He was the first representative from his country to win the title in 2020. The international male pageant was not held in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 21st Manhunt International edition will take place on October 1 at Okada Manila. Over 30 male models from around the world are expected to compete for the title. View this post on Instagram A post shared by De Mooiste Man van Nederland🇳🇱 (@mistersofthenetherlands) Photos: Misters of the Netherlands

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

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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

Miss Earth Netherlands 2022 is Merel Hendriksen, Miss Teen of the Netherlands 2022 is Floortje Timmer

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The final competition of the Miss Beauty of the Netherlands 2022 pageant was held on Saturday, July 2 at Studio 21 in Hilversum. A 24-year-old interior designer from Dodewaard, Merel Hendriksen, was named Miss Earth Netherlands 2022 while a 17-year-old aspiring beautician from Houten, Floortje Timmer, clinched the title of Miss Teen of the Netherlands 2022. They will respectively represent the Netherlands at Miss Earth 2022 in the Philippines and Miss Teen International in India. Amber Rustenberg, Kim Hulshof, Dalia van Gessel and Beau Goos were the runners-up. A total of 24 finalists competed for the titles at stake during this year's national pageant. "What a night! I feel like I’m dreaming. As of yesterday evening, I may call myself Miss beauty of the Netherlands and Miss Earth of the Netherlands," Merel said in a statement on social media. "I want to thank everyone who helped me during this amazing adventure. I am so proud of all the young women who made yesterda

Mister of the Netherlands 2022 is Niek Muilerman

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Niek Muilerman (right) was named Mister of the Netherlands 2022 in a national competition held at Event Plaza in Rijswijk on Saturday, May 21. The 23-year-old "Most Handsome Man of The Netherlands" from Deventer succeeds last year's titleholder from Putten, Tjardo Vollema. Thijn Flesch took home the title Mister Teenager Netherlands 2022 while Jort Runia, Sil Jorna, Dylan Delano, and Rick Pruim were proclaimed runners-up. The winners of the competition are expected to represent the Netherlands at international male pageants such as Man of the World, Mister Global, and Manhunt International. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Niek Muilerman (@niek.muilerman) Photos: Li Yuan Photography / Misters of the Netherlands

Miss Supranational Netherlands 2022 is Serena Darder Aguilar

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Serena Darder Aguilar was named Miss Supranational Netherlands 2022 during the 12 Months of Beauty final show held at the Leonardo Royal Hotel in Amsterdam last April 24. The 21-year-old model and integration officer at Erasmus Student Network in The Hague succeeds last year's titleholder, Swelia da Silva Antonio. She will now prepare to represent the Netherlands at Miss Supranational 2022 this July in Poland. Photos: Marcel Schwab

Miss Grand Netherlands 2022 is Marit Beets

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Marit Beets was crowned Miss Grand Netherlands 2022 in a national competition held at Leonardo Royal Hotel in Amsterdam last April 24. The 22-year-old human resource management student who hails from the fishing town of Volendam succeeds Nathalie Yasmin. "The news has now landed a bit, every morning when I enter the living room I see the beautiful crown then a kind of shiver always goes through my body, because it is really true," she shared on social media. "I will do everything I can to get the best out of it and the Netherlands as best as possible put it on the map," she added. Marit will now prepare to represent the Netherlands at the Miss Grand International 2022 pageant to be held in Indonesia this October. Photos: Marcel Schwab

Transgender woman enters Top 10 of Miss Nederland 2022

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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

Mike van Wijk to represent the Netherlands at 7th Mister Global in Thailand

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Mike van Wijk has been named the new Mister Global Netherlands and will represent his country at the 7th Mister Global pageant in Thailand next month. The 22-year-old entrepreneur from Sint-Michielsgestel currently works in construction and plans to open his own personal trainer studio in the future. He was a runner-up in Misters of the Netherlands 2021 and was originally supposed to join 21th edition of Manhunt International. Mister Global pageant will be hosting its 7th edition on March 15 in Mahasarakham, Thailand. More than 30 inspiring gentlemen from around the world are expected to compete for the coveted international title. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mike van Wijk (@mikevanwijk_) Photos: Misters of the Netherlands, Mike van Wijk / Instagram

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

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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

Miss Nederland 2021 official finalists revealed

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The finalists of Miss Nederland 2021 (Miss Netherlands 2021) pageant have been revealed over the weekend at Studio 21 in Hilversum. During the casting day, around 50 beauties presented themselves in front of the distinguished panel of judges including former titleholders. The 10 selected finalists are Marlies Smedinga, Esmee Cornet, Benthe van der Kleij, Eleanor Dingemans, Julia Sinning, Myrthe van der Vlies, Shizen Wong, Kim van der Vlies, Maud van Oossanen and Isa de Bruin. They will be featured in a TV program and follow various training courses and workshops leading up to the final on a date yet to be announced. The winner will succeed Denise Speelman and expected to represent the Netherlands at the next Miss Universe competition. Visit Miss Nederland official website and social media pages to learn more about the finalists and this year's competition. Marlies Smedinga, Esmee Cornet, Benthe van der Kleij, Eleanor Dingemans, Julia Sinning, Myrthe van der Vlies, Shizen Wong, Kim