28 June 2009

Miss Netherlands Universe 2009 is Half Indonesian

Netherlands crowned 19 year-old Avalon-Chanel Weyzig yesterday, 27 June 2009, as the country's representative to the the 58th Miss Universe edition in the Bahamas on August 23rd.

The trivia: Miss Netherlands Universe 2009 is half Indonesian. We will try to write more about this when we get more information from Indonesian pageant lovers who are reading our blog.

Weyzig's court include Stephanie Bos and Stevie Hartmann who were the First and Second Runners-up, respectively. The national pageant was organized by Kim Kotter.

Netherlands first entered the Miss Universe pageant in 1956. It won the title once in 1989 when the country was still known as Holland. Angela Visser was crowned in Cancun, Mexico and was also voted as the Most Beautiful Miss Universe winner.