Browsing: Beauty of the Past

80’s Saturday, Miss Aktueel 1986

In the 80’s beauty pageants were quit populair in the Netherlands and the populair magazines also had their pageants, like: Miss Panorama and Miss Aktueel. Miss Aktueel was held 5 times and had several names like


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European Friday, 1957

The Netherlands participated, after world war 2, in beauty pageants since 1949 when Mary Jochemsen represented our country at the Miss Europe pageant. The first years Miss Holland wasn’t very successful at the international stage of


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Miss and Mister Eco Netherlands 2018

After 3 years the Miss Eco International Netherlands license is passed on to Vicky Zimmerman from Miss and Mister Avantgarde. Robin and Stefan from 12 Months of Beauty have been the national directors since Talisa Wolters


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80’s Saturday, Miss Grand Prix USA

The TT races are the biggest annual sports event in the Netherlands and the festival, which takes place over a whole week are visited by more than 200.000 people. In the 1980’s the races were at


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European Friday, 1976

Nanny van der Kuyl represented the Netherlands at some smaller pageants like Miss Teenage Intercontinental (nowadays Miss Intercontinental) 1975. Her sponsor was at that pageant Heineken, she was crowned Miss Heineken…… The national director for Nanny


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80’s Saturday, Miss Limburg International 1986

The lovely and beautiful Angelique Erens participated in several national and local pageants. She participated in 1984 and in 1986 in the Miss Holland pageant and became 2nd runner-up in 1986. When she entered her first


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European Friday, 1978

Since 1951 there were two Miss Europe pageants. The so called official Miss Europe and the unofficial Miss Europa. The girls who won had on their sash: Miss Europa, Miss Europe and Miss Europe International. This


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Pic of the Week

week 5 newspaper: Haagse Courant date: 25-01-1930 Miss Holland 1930 to Paris Miss Rie van der Rest, who was crowned Miss Holland 1930, left yesterday by KLM airplane from Waalhaven to Paris  


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80’s Saturday, Gül Caman

The dutch mother of Gül Caman was the one entered her daughter for the Miss Rotterdam 1984 pageant. At first Gül, 17 years old at that time, didn’t want to participate but went with some hesitation


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European Friday, 2005

One of the last official Miss Europe pageants was held in 2005. As Endemol France had all the rights to organize this pageant, the 2005 edition was held in Paris France. Several European countries like Polen


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