Ainara Santamaría from Cantabria for Miss World Spain 2018

09 Jun 2018 | Irina Silva

Miss World Spain is one of the most important beauty pageants in Spain, and has always received beautiful aspirants from all over the country. Its pageant season and Spain is also starting with its long and scrutinizing process of selecting the most deserving Spanish beauty to represent the country at the Miss World competition.

The regional crowning for the pageant's contestants has gone underway and the winners for most provinces are out. Representing Cantabria in the final of the contest Miss World Spain 2018, is Ainara Santamaría.

Ainara Santamaría stands tall at 178 cm and represents the community of Cantabria at the Miss World Spain 2018 elections.


Ainara Santamaría from Cantabria for Miss World Spain 2018


She would speak to the jury at Miss World Spain 2018 that from the heart to express to them that Miss World Spain needs a woman who feels identified with the contest, who fights for a better world and who represents the struggling, working and dreamer woman, who is the Spanish woman.

She would tell them that she would feel very lucky to represent her country. She would do it with the utmost respect and pride, giving the best version of herself and working every day for the international contest. Involving her one hundred percent, and in this way, everyone would be proud of the representative that she wants to be.

She also discussed how life would change is she won Miss World Spain 2018, she says, “It would not be any year, a great dream that I have since I was little is to become Miss World Spain. The Miss World Spain organization is exemplary. They struggle to make us see that the misses are not objects, we are strong women who fight for a dream, for a project. I believe that many doors will be opened and that I will also be able to continue with something that makes me very excited, the diffusion of my social project "How nice it is to be different" and try little by little to change society better and teach respect for what is different.”

The most significant province in the competition, remains Cordoba, as most contestants from the area walk away with the Miss World Spain crown at the finale. It will be interesting to see if this beauty will be able to change the ritual.

Before 2013, Miss World Spain was appointed and not crowned. The first Runner-Up from the Miss Spain pageant was appointed Miss World Spain and would represent Spain at the Miss World pageant. On occasion, when the winner did not qualify (due to age) for the contest, another contestant from Miss Spain was sent. However, in 2013 Miss Spain was shut down due to bankruptcy, and it gave way to Miss World Spain.

The Miss World Spain 2018 gala will be held on 15th September 2018. The hotel Alegría Costa Ballena (Rota) official headquarters of Miss World Spain will host the candidates of the most important beauty gala in Spain.