Marie-Emmanuelle Diamala crowned Miss Côte d’Ivoire 2024

01 Jul 2024 | Camilla Saurez

In a night filled with glamour and excitement, 20-year-old Marie-Emmanuelle Diamala from Sud-Comoé has been crowned Miss Côte d’Ivoire 2024. This prestigious event, held in Abidjan, celebrated the beauty, intelligence, and cultural richness of Ivorian women, culminating in the coronation of a remarkable young woman who will now carry the nation’s hopes on the global stage.

Marie-Emmanuelle, a student with a passion for environmental conservation and community development, captivated the judges and audience with her grace, eloquence, and dedication to making a positive impact. Her journey to the crown was marked by her commitment to promoting education and sustainable development in her region, showcasing her as not only a beauty queen but also a role model and advocate for change.



Born and raised in Sud-Comoé, Marie-Emmanuelle’s upbringing has been deeply rooted in Ivorian culture and values. Her close-knit family and community have been her pillars of support throughout her journey. “I am deeply honored and grateful for this opportunity to represent Côte d’Ivoire,” she said in her acceptance speech. “I look forward to sharing our beautiful culture and my passion for environmental sustainability on the global stage.”

The competition saw Marie-Emmanuelle excel in various segments, including the traditional attire round, where she showcased the rich heritage of Côte d’Ivoire through a stunning ensemble that highlighted the artistry and craftsmanship of her region. Her talent performance, which focused on traditional dance, further cemented her status as a favorite among the judges.

As Miss Côte d’Ivoire 2024, Marie-Emmanuelle will represent her nation at the 72nd Miss World Festival, where she will compete with contestants from around the world. Her advocacy for environmental conservation and education aligns perfectly with the Miss World organization’s “Beauty with a Purpose” motto, making her a strong contender for the international crown.



Marie-Emmanuelle’s victory has sparked celebrations across Côte d’Ivoire, with many expressing pride and excitement for her upcoming journey. As she prepares to step onto the global stage, her fellow Ivorians are rallying behind her, confident that she will shine brightly and bring honor to their beloved country.

Marie-Emmanuelle Diamala’s coronation marks a new chapter in her life, filled with opportunities to inspire and lead. As she takes on this significant role, she carries with her the dreams and aspirations of an entire nation, ready to make her mark at the Miss World Festival and beyond.