Young Ariam Diaz Rosado, from Naranjito, was crowned Miss World in Puerto Rico in what was an atypical competition, called the “Beauty and Purpose Festival”, which had to adhere to strict security protocols due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
With vacant seats, without the audience and previously registered, 17 young Puerto Rican women appeared at the closing event of the competition, which was held last Wednesday at the Alejandro Tapia Theater in Old San Juan, and which was broadcast on Wednesday evening. TeleOnce.
Contestant from Naranjite beat San Juan contestants, Bárbara Betancourt, who was the first runner up; Miss Fajardo, Bianca Torres in second place; Miss Rio Grande, Reichmar Carrillo in third place; And Mrs. Rincon, Chelsea Garcia, is fourth.
“I am very happy and honored for all this effort. I will represent Puerto Rico with pride and readiness on the international level. Simply grateful to God and the people who have supported me. It is a joy to me, the effort was really worth it.” The Queen’s first expressions were given to this medium, after Minutes of her coronation is Daniela Rodriguez Loriano, Miss Puerto Rico 2019, who is now wearing blonde hair.
The new queen will host, in addition to representing Puerto Rico in the 70th edition of the Miss World International Pageant, the contest that will be held for the first time in a Spanish-speaking country on December 16: Puerto Rico.
“The social issue that I deal with is with children. I think the work I should do with them, because they are the hope of the world and the future,” said the Queen, who was wearing a yellow dress, and said she had gone through a hard year of preparation. .
Before choosing the new governor, each of the finalists had to answer a question via video from local and international personalities, such as singers Edenita Nazario and Gilberto Santa Rosa, British journalist and writer Pierce Morgan, and artist Antonio. Martorell and Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson. The latter – a writer and ex-wife of Prince Andrew (son of Queen Elizabeth II) and mother of Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice – was responsible for posing the question to Diaz Rosado.
“A pure heart is the true heart. A heart that feels compassion and sympathy, and above all respect for others, even though it is thousands of miles away. I feel that in order to have a clean heart, you don’t have to do much, just wake up every day with the desire to do good , To inspire others, and to inspire children specifically, who are strong enough to change the world, ”he answered the question of how to keep his heart pure and pure.
The new Miss Puerto Rico said, “It was a question that I loved and answered from the depths of myself, from Johari and I am grateful to him, for it was my turn.”
This contest was the actor Fernando Allende, the master of ceremonies. During the inauguration, he was accompanied by the franchisee and the first Puerto Rican winner of the Miss World International title in 1975, Willie Merced, as well as from Puerto Rico Stephanie Del Valle, Miss World International 2016, which through its founder Reignite Puerto Rico was able to bring the international competition to the island which is expected. 120 candidates from all over the world participate.
One of the features of this edition was that it held five mini-competitions to select several finalists. These events were held through the virtual method, a platform that also allowed them to conduct tests, competitions, seminars and workshops.
The winner of the mini-competitions was the Santa Isabel actor, Andrina Vega Rosa, who won the sports award; Río Grande contestant, Raishmar Carrillo González, who achieved beauty with a goal; Rincon’s participant, Chelsey García Agrón, titled “Best Model”; Diane Rivera, the young woman from Quebradillas, who won the talent show; And Bianca Torres Espada, which won the Best Personality award.
These candidates, by winning the mini-competitions, automatically went to the semi-finalists table of ten, which this time was eleventh. The group was joined by representatives of Humacao Maranella Marte Rivera; That from Guaynabo, Amanda Calderon Valero; From Naranjito, Aryam Diaz Rosado; Vega Baja, Odalie Pascadian Return; San Juan, Barbara Betancourt Curtis; And those of Hatillo, Paloma Logardo and Toledo.
In addition, the competition, which seeks to educate young women about the importance of helping the community, also presented special prizes for “The Most Beautiful Face”, which went to the young woman from Santa Isabel, Andrina Vega, and Miss Amistad Ho. Awarded to Juana Díaz actor, Italy Molina.
In a sober setting, the evening featured a musical performance by Adán Allende, singing “Luna alunada”. The Caribbean tenor performed the song “Por amor”, and urban music singer Maeso performed the song “Capaz”.
The jury responsible for selecting the queen consisted of Dr. David Mendes, dean of the Juraabo campus at Anna J. Avon General Manager Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, Lisa Maldonado; Co-founder of B-Media, entrepreneur Hector Horta; Haute couture designer Carlos Alberto and Professor Alga Rivera, expert in diplomacy, protocol and etiquette.