Miss United Continents 2016 Best National Costume Award goes to India

19 Sep 2016 | Angelopedia

Miss United Continents 2016 is speeding up for the finale which is scheduled to be held on 24th September 2016. The Organisation recently held the National Costume Competition for the contestants, and India's Lopamudra Raut won the Best in National Costume award. India made history by winning the award for the Best National Costume for the third time in a row. María Cecilia Drouet Contreras from Ecuador was titled as the first runner up and Ana María Landaeta Gordillo from Colombia was adjudged as the second runner up at the National Costume event.

The winning National Costume of Lopamudra was designed by ace designer Melvyn Dominic Noronha. Lopamudra’s national costume depicted the unique and wonderful cultural diversity of India with sheer grace. Take a look at the winning costumes...

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Miss United Continents 2016 Best National Costume Award goes to India


Apart from the coveted title, the winner this year will also be honoured with a new crown. The crown of Miss United Continents 2016 is designed by the talented Ecuadorian jeweler Christian Quintero. The crown is made of fine gold 925 and includes precious gems (topaz) and semi-precious gems (zirconium). Christian Quintero commits to develop a unique design, using high-quality techniques of manufacturing.

The winner will also be awarded with a grand prize of $ 15,000 USD. Miss United Continents (or Miss Continentes Unido) is an international beauty contest held annually since 2013. Prior to 2013, the pageant was a regional pageant and was known as Miss American Continent (or Miss Continente Americano), as the participation was restricted to the countries in America. In 2013, the contest was renewed as an international pageant, with name changed to Miss United Continents.

At the conclusion of Miss United Continents 2016, Nathália Lago from Brazil will pass on her crown to her successor. 

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