Shirly Karvinen crowned as Miss Suomi 2016

14 May 2016 | Angelopedia

The splendid finale of Miss Suomi 2016 concluded with the crowning of 23 years old Shirly Karvinen as Miss Suomi 2016. Born to a Finnish father and a Chinese mother, Shirly is fluent in English and also speaks some Chinese. Shirly has been the crowd’s favourite since the beginning. She will now represent Finland at Miss Universe 2016 pageant.

Shirly also won the Press Girl title during the finale. She has been travelling since a very young age.  At the same event, Heta Sallineni was adjudged the first runner up and will now represent Finland at the Miss World 2016 pageant while; Emilia Seppänen finished as the second runner-up and will now represent Finland at the Miss International 2016 pageant.


Shirly Karvinen crowned as Miss Suomi 2016


Miss Finland 2016 finale was judged by a panel of juries which included Miss Finland 2004 Mira Salo, and many more prominent personalities of Finland. The outgoing queen Rosa-Maria Ryyti passed on her crown and reign to her successor.

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Finland has till date won two Miss Universe, one Miss World and one Miss International title. Armi Kuusela of Finland won the first ever edition of Miss Universe held on June 28' 1952. She was just 17 when she was crowned Miss Universe 1952. Finland won its second Miss Universe title after a gap of 23 years, when 19-years old Anne Marie Pohtamo was crowned Miss Universe 1975 on July 19' 1975. This was the last Miss Universe title won by Finland till date.

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