Miss Grenada World

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Miss Grenada World
Formation1964
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersSt. George's
Location
Official language
English
LeaderJennifer Hosten
WebsiteOfficial Website

Miss Grenada World beauty pageant selects representatives for the Miss World pageant from Grenada, an island country in the Caribbean Sea. The winner receives nationwide media exposure, thousands of dollars in prizes, an all-expense paid trip to the Miss World contest and the opportunity to travel the world to act as an ambassador for various charitable causes.[1]

History[edit]

Bay St. George's, Grenada, where is located Jenny's Place, the headquarters in G.Ansedice, for Miss Grenada World.

Miss Grenada was held for first time in 1964; the competition is run as a franchise and organized by a committee. The event organizers strive to increase the skill level and confidence of young Grenadian women. Christine Hughes was the first Miss Grenada 1964 and competed at Miss Universe 1964.

Miss World[edit]

Jennifer Hosten won the Miss World 1970 contest, representing Grenada, she became the first woman from her country to win the title. The whole contest had been controversial even before the result had been announced. Afterwards allegations were made about the influence of the Prime Minister of Grenada, who was on the judging panel.

Miss Grenada World[edit]

In 2007, Jennifer Hosten, Miss Grenada 1970, was granted the Miss Grenada World Franchise by the Miss World Organization; the event took place at Jenny's Place, a resort on the beach in Grand Anse and was sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism of Grenada and cosmetics company, Revlon.[1]

Titleholders[edit]

Year Miss Grenada
1964 Christine Hughes
1970 Jennifer Hosten
1996 Aria Johnson
2007 Vivian Burkhardt
2009 Tamara Lawrence
2013 Priscilla Collingsworth

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Miss World Grenada". Press releases. Government of Grenada. Archived from the original on 29 May 2008. Retrieved 17 January 2011.

External links[edit]

  1. Official Site
  2. Miss Grenada World, in 2007 - Vivian Burkhardt