Miss Slovensko 2017 : Info

The 22nd edition of the Miss Slovensko pageant was held on 29th April 2017 where 21-year-old Hanka Závodná was crowned as the winner. Hanka succeeds Miss Slovensko 2016 Kristína Cincurová, and represented Slovak Republic at the Miss World 2017. At the same pageant, 19-year-old Petra Varaliova was titled as the first runner-up and represented Slovakia at Miss International 2017. Michaela Cmarkova was adjudged the second runner-up and competed in Miss Supranational 2017 pageant. Simona Strakova and Gabriela Zemancikova finished as the Top 5 finalists.

Miss Slovakia or Miss Slovensko is one of the most prestigious beauty pageants of Slovakia. Miss Slovakia was established in the year 1993 to select the country’s representative to the Miss World beauty pageant. 

Miss Slovensko 2017 started with the announcement of 12 finalists who will be vying for the coveted title. About 100 aspirants signed up for the title and 95 semi finalists were shortlisted. 12 were ultimately shortlisted to compete for the title. The 12 finalists of Miss Slovensko 2017 were-

Michaela Cmarková

Nina Albíniová

Katarína Kovacicová

Dominika Dávidová

Simona Svítková

Petra Varaliová

Karin Kovácsová

Hanka Závodná

Nikoleta Hílková

Gabriela Zemancíková

Simona Straková

Michaela Šimonicová

Miss Slovensko was established in 1993 after the dissolution of Czechoslovakia. From the year 1993 to 1995, the winner of Miss Slovensko went to Miss Universe and the runner-ups went to Miss World and Miss International. In the year 1996, Oklamcák Production took over the Miss Slovensko franchise. Currently the Oklamcák Production agency and TV JOJ along with the Forza Production House organize the most prestigious beauty pageant in the Slovakia, Miss Slovensko.