Natasha Mannuela crowned as Miss Indonesia 2016

24 Feb 2016 | Angelopedia

Natasha Mannuela has been crowned as the winner of Miss Indonesia 2016, at the finals held on February 24’ 2016. Natasha Mannuela succeeds Maria Harfanti, Miss Indonesia 2015, who was also the second runner-up at the Miss World 2015 pageant. Natasha Mannuela will now represent Indonesia at the Miss World 2016 pageant. At the same event, Editha Aldillasari Rodianto was titled first runner-up, Dian Bernika Ayuningtyas Silalahi was titled second runner-up, Kidung Paramadita was adjudged third runner-up and Nabila Astrid finished as the fourth runner-up.


Natasha Mannuela crowned Miss Indonesia 2016


Miss Indonesia 2016 commenced with a series of lavish musical performances. The contestants looked all excited and the crowd was equally elated.


Natasha Mannuela crowned Miss Indonesia 2016


The pageant moved ahead with the announcement of the Top 15 finalists - Sukma Astiti, Natasha Mannuela, Editha Aldillasari Rodianto, Yusranie Noory Assipalma, Nita Naomi, Venezia Indra Ghassani, Olivia Leanartha, Ellen Gracia Natalia, Nabila Astrid, Kidung Paramadita, Leinda Melissa Wattimena, Cindy Claudia Hanels, Natasya Maria Magdalena Lasut, Dian Bernika Ayuningtyas Silalahi and Shabira Maharani.

Further, the winners for the Special Awards under the following categories were announced –


Natasha Mannuela crowned Miss Indonesia 2016


Sukma Astiti - Fastrack Catwalk

Editha Aldillasari Rodianto – Beauty With A Purpose and Miss Photogenic

Yusranie Noory Assipalma – Miss Sports and Miss Lifestyle

Nita Naomi – Miss Talent

Tasya Yaumil Amalia – Miss Social Inspiration

Kidung Paramadita – Miss Nature and Beauty Fashion

Annisa Astari Savira Lubis – Miss Online

Dian Bernika Ayuningtyas Silalahi – Miss Social Media

The announcement of Top 15 and Special Awards was followed by the Question and Answer round. After the Question and Answer round, the Top 15 finalists were narrowed down to Top 5 finalists - Natasha Mannuela, Editha Aldillasari Rodianto, Nabila Astrid, Kidung Paramadita and Dian Bernika Ayuningtyas Silalahi. The Top 5 finalists then went through a common question and answer round, which led to the final announcement of the winner.


Natasha Mannuela crowned Miss Indonesia 2016


The finale of Miss Indonesia 2016 was graced by the reigning Miss World from Spain, Mireia Lalaguna. Mireia was the Speical Guest of Honour at the pageant finale. Indonesia has had a good run at Miss World pageant since 2011 and has won three beauty with the purpose contest (2011,2014 & 2015). The country also won talent fast track event in 2013 courtesy of Vania Larissa Tan. What do you think of the newly crowned Miss Indonesia?