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Miss Chile for Miss Universe is a beauty contest that has been held every year since 1952 . Miss Chile's crown submits in an annual contest, qualifying the integral beauty, intelligence, safety and pose of a group of delegates of several cities of Chile; it is said that the winner is the most beautiful woman of Chile. The winner of the title takes it for one year, taking part later in Miss Universe's international contest.
Luciano Marocchino has Miss Chile's franchise for Miss Universe, but he did not send a delegate for the third consecutive year.
Chile has a total of 11 semifinalists, 1 finalist and 1 winner in this annual worldwide contest. The last classification of Chile was Gabriela Barros , in 2004.
The first Miss Chile competition was organized by Eva magazine.
Miss Chile Universe 1961, Gloria Silva, had to be the unexpected translator of Miss France during the transmission of the Miss Universe 1961, because the French delegate couldn't understand a question. Gloria was a Semifinalist that year.
Sonia Bravo, who was the first runner-up of Miss Chile Universe 1968, is the mother of Miss World Venezuela 2000, Vanessa Cardenas. She won the title of Miss Objetivo International 1968 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Miss Chile 1970, Soledad Errazuriz, competed in the 1969 Miss World Chile pageant, where she came second.
The white gown worn by Cecilia Bolocco for her coronation as Miss Universe 1987, was designed by the Chilean couturier Ruben Campos. In the evening gown competition, Bolocco obtained 9.765 points, overcoming other delegates and assuring her victory.
In 1997, Hetu'u Rapu, the representative of Easter Island, won the Miss Chile competition. However, it turned out that she was too young (by only 17 days) to compete in Miss Universe that year. She was replaced by the 1st runner-up Claudia Delpin. Claudia had to wear the same wardrobe prepared for Hetu'u, including the national costume. In spite of it, she managed to stay in the place 13th of the competition.
2002 was the last year in which the national contest was televised, with Nicole Rencoret's coronation, broadcast by Canal 13 (UCTV). From 2004 to date, the national contests haven't been broadcast because the organizations haven't come to agreements with TV channels.
Renata Ruiz, Miss Chile Universe 2005, was the first runner-up in Elite Model Look International 2001. In this competition, also participated Dayana Mendoza, Miss Universe 2008.
Years represented: 47 out of 57 (As of 2009).
Chileancharm / The Universe Of Beauty Queens
Misses Del Mundo
Miss Chile Universe Titleholders video / 1952 - 2006
The History of the Miss Chile Beauty Contest
Chilean National Costumes at Miss Universe, since 1952
Miss Chile 1952 competition
Raquel Molina, Miss Chile 1958 in Miss Universe
Monica Larson, Miss Chile 1969, Special Report
Miss World Chile
Elite Model Look Chile
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