Seychelles / Seychellen – Miss Intercontinental 2007

Seychelles / Seychellen 09.10.07Miss Intercontinental 2007 Wahl auf den Seychellen
Saturday night, 13th of October – Live from the sold out ICC in Mahe Seychelles, 23 years old Miss Lebanon, Nancy Afiouny was crowned as the new Miss Intercontinental 2007.
In a spectacular show with legendary Singer Keith Tynes (Ex Platters) the beautiful TV host from Lebanon won the crown after a 2 hour show which was broadcasted by SBC.
The two runners-up were Miss Korea, Han na Yoo and Miss Margarita Island, Emily Fernandez. For Korea it was the very first time to enter the Top 3 within an international beauty pageant of WBO – WORLD BEAUTY ORGANIZATION.
Brazil, represented by the stunning Marcela Duarte and 22 year old Miss Greece Antonia Kallimoukou placed 3rd and 4th runner up. An international panel of judges including Ligia Petit, Miss Intercontinental 2001 who is today a famous actress in Venezuela did not have an easy job at this night. The new Miss Intercontinental 2007 was crowned by last years winner Katarina Manova who won the crown 2006 in Nassau – the Bahamas.
The event was sponsored by the Le Meridien Starwood Hotel Group, Universal and Seychelles Tourism Board. All delegates had a tremendous stay at one of the most luxuriest hotels in the Seychelles, the Le Meridien Fishermans Cove and Barbarons. During their 10 day stay they went to some exiting trips e.g. to Silhouette Island and its exclusive Hotel La Briz.

Galleries from the days at the Seychelles:

Miss Intercontinental 2007 crowned
The Top 5 won as a special prize an 8 Day stay at “La Briz” on Silhouette Island and Le Meridien Fishermans Cove with full board and value of over 7000 Euro.
Same was given that night for the subtitle award holders:
Miss Congeniality – Kenya 
Miss Photogenic – Venezuela 
Best Evening Gown – Seychelles 
Best National Costume – Colombia 
Best Body Award – Hungary
As there was an equal number of points for some delegates selected in an interview judging and pre judging, instead of Top 15 we announced the Top 16:
The Top 16 in Random Order:
Czech Republic 
The most beautiful women on the most beautiful beaches, this is not only the slogan this year it is the pure truth. 41 delegates arrived safety in Mahe and enjoying recently a wonderful stay at the both “Le Meridien Resorts” FishermansÂŽCove and Barbarons.
Starting with the official “Welcome Night” at the Le Meridien FishermanÂŽs Cove Hotel on October 4th all delegates enjoyed a sunbathing day on 5th of October and a wonderful sightseeing tour arranged by the Tourism Board (STB).
Sunday all delegates arrived after an hour boat ride to “Heaven on Earth” Silhouette Island with its Top de Luxe Hotel “LA BRIZ” owened by the Universal Group one of the sponsors of this years Miss Intercontinental.
From Swimming on the private beaches to a wonderful BBQ and a lot of photos of course all was arranged perfectly by the national comitee of the Miss Seychelle Islands organisation. From Monday on the rehearsals will start at the ICC in Victoria.

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Nachtrag 2013: Fotos von Elena Schmidt, die bereits 2007 fĂŒr Deutschland (MGO) bei der Wahl zur MISS INTERCONTINENTAL angetreten war, finden Sie oben in fast allen Galerien. Im gleichen Jahr 2007 hatte Elena Schmidt/Schella bei der MISS DEUTSCHLAND – Wahl in der Hohensyburg teilgenommen.

© Fotos: Frank Bauermann – Director of Photography, Text: WBO – WORLD BEAUTY ORGANIZATION

Keywords: Katrina, Katarina, Katharina, Kate, Catherine, Manova, Mana, Manna, Miss Intercontinental, Seychelles, Seychellen, 2007