Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Miss Dominican Republic Universe 2012

Carlina Duran (25 years old) won the Miss Dominican Republic 2012 title and crown by Dalia Fernandez, last year's winner, this April 17th at Renaissance Auditorio de Festival del Hotel Jaragua, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The show was hosted by José Luis Aguiló, Hony Estrella and Boris Bolívar. 37 hopefuls vied for the title but only 5 of them will get the chance of representing Dominican Republic in 5 pageants.


Carlina competed at Miss Tourism Queen International 2011, won the Best in Gown award and was a semifinalist. She will represent her country at Miss Universe 2012. Here is the flow of the pageant: Opening Number, Top 15 Announcement, Swimsuit Competition, Top 10 Announcement, EG Competition, Top 5 Announcement, Q n A, Crowning.

Final ResultsCandidates
Miss República Dominicana 2012
La Vega - Carola Durán
First Runner-Up
Distrito Nacional - Dulcita Lieggi
Second Runner-Up
Santiago - Carolyn Hawa
Third Runner-Up
Peravia - Alondra Peña
Fourth Runner-Up
San José de Ocoa - Luz Quezada
Top 10
Monseñor Nouel - Yildry Peña
María Trinidad Sánchez - Liza Blanco
Santo Domingo Norte - Yudelsi de Raben
San Pedro de Macorís - Yolenny Mora
Com. Dom. EEUU - Nathalia Muñoz
Top 15
Santiago Rodríguez- Eliangy Rosario
Samaná - Verónica Batista
Duarte - Karen Yapoort
Dajabón - Marilyn Rivas
Hermanas Mirabal - Lia Jiménez

Special Awards

  • Miss Photogenic – Yudelsi de Raben (Santo Domingo Norte)
  • Miss Congeniality (voted by the candidates) – Ámbar Cabrera (Monte Cristi)
  • Best Face – Carolyn Hawa (Santiago)
  • Best National Costume – Laura Peña (Independencia)

Preliminary Awards

  • Best Hair – Pamela Fernández (San Juan)
  • Best Skin – Carolyn Hawa (Santiago)
  • Best Smile – Paloma Almonte (Puerto Plata)
  • Miss Fashion – Yolenny Mora (San Pedro de Macorís)
  • Miss Fitness – Karen Luna (Comunidad Dominicana En Venezuela)
  • Miss Primavera – Dulcita Lieggi (Distrito Nacional)