Miss Beauty of the Netherlands has the franchise for Miss Earth Netherlands 2017 and the Miss Intercontinental Netherlands 2017 pageant.
In 2007, Milou Verhoeks, the president of Miss Beauty of the Netherlands, was herself Miss Earth Netherlands and represented the Netherlands at this pageant.
The last 3 years 12 Months of Beauty have been responsible for the dutch representatives at the Miss Earth pageant but this year Milou took over.
The Netherlands haven’t been very successful at the pageant. Only in 2010, Desiree van der Berg, managed to get into the semi-finals. Desiree was the first of 2 candidates the Miss Nederland organization send to this pageant in 2010 and 2011.
The first Miss Intercontinental was held already back in 1973, when it was called Miss Teenage Peace International. In 1974 the pageant changed it’s name to Miss Teenage Intercontinental. And in 1982 the named changed into Miss Intercontinental.
The Netherlands participated for the first time 1975 with the lovely Nanny van der Kuijl. In 1976, Barbara Ann Neefs became 2nd runner-up for the Netherlands.
In 1983, the beautiful Brigitte Bergman won the pageant for our country.
The last time the Netherlands were reprinted at this pageant was in 2015, when Iris Hertroijs was Miss Intercontinental Netherlands 2015.
On september 9th the new Miss Earth Netherlands and the Miss Intercontinental wil be crowned in Rotterdam at the Wings Hotel.
There will be also a Miss Teen of the Netherlands crowned at this event. She will also represent the Netherlands at a Teen pageant.
Who are the girls that are in the race to represent the Netherlands at one of the international pageant? We will introduce them to you in 4 articles, starting with: Groningen, Friesland and Drenthe
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- Miss Earth Groningen: Nadine Singh, 22 years
- Miss Intercontinental Groningen: Christina Lazaros, 21 years old
- Miss Teen Groningen: Elisha Pouwels, 18 years old
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- Miss Intercontinental Friesland: Selina de Jong, 18 years old
- Miss Earth Friesland: Nienke Vermanin, 20 years old
- Miss Teen Friesland: Isa Groenhof, 15 years old
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- Miss Teen Drenthe: Sofie Veilinga, 16 years
- Miss Earth Drenthe: Kim Groen, 21 year
- Miss Intercontinental Drenthe: Natascha Postma, 19 years