Monday, 10 October 2011

Claudia Andrea Arano

Claudia Andrea Arano

Birth name          Claudia Andrea Arano Antelo 
Age                    19 yo (in 2000)
Height                178 cm
Hometown          Santa Cruz

Claudia Andrea Arano was invited to the choice of the Reina Nacional de Guatemala

Jenniffer Duarte Dulce María Hernández, representative of the department of Chiquimula is the new Reina Nacional de Guatemala, a title he won from 20 participants. The first runner up was the representative of Huehuetenango Mariannela Jenny Velasquez.

Natalia Arteaga Gamarra

Natalia Arteaga Gamarra
 Miss Bolivia International 2000

It started in modeling at age 16 and participated in the Elite Model Look when she won Antoinette van Dijk. She's been formed part of the magnificent Paul Manzoni but seduced by the idea of contests. It was Miss Bolivia Santa Cruz and Miss International in 1999. A couple of years decided to devote himself to his studies.
Now, at age 23, after a few pounds off others and get back into shape, Natalia Gamarra Arteaga appears on the scene again from the hand of Pablo Manzoni.
"She was always in my plans to return to modeling. It gave me satisfaction and was waiting quite a clear opportunity. It gave me and here I am again, training hard, "said the junior industrial engineering and business in the UTEPSA.
Natalia feels safer and more mature, but believes that one never stops learning. "Being a model is a work, has its sacrifices. While studies do not need one because he will experience assimilating all, it's not so easy to stay in shape, "she says.
Going to the gym a few months ago, with his mind set on his back and eyes fixed on Manzoni agency, "but I never imagined that I would consider to be magnificent so fast," says still excited. Her presentation was this week. "I know it will be a positive experience for the security and commitment and I'm putting you did not have before. It was magnificent but it's different now, Paul has grown, "she said.

Yenny Vaca Paz

Yenny Vaca Paz

The exotic beauty of Yenny Vaca Paz, is remembered for her  brilliant participation in the contest Reina Sudamericana 1999, which fulfilled the role of host and also won the coveted crown.

Before becoming famous nationwide, and had an interesting experience in Santa Cruz, where she was a model, excelling in various parades and covers, in fact, her picture in 1997 inspired the photographer Pablo Mnazoni to describe her show as "The magnificent, "which today is a benchmark of beauty and fashion in the country.

In 1998 she was Queen of the Carnival of Santa Cruz and a year later we saw her winning the crown of Miss Santa Cruz title that allowed him to compete in the Miss Bolivia 1999, being a great favorite, her only rival was the Tarija strong Raquel Rivera, who served second.

Miss Bolivia 1999 winners
Her stature and presence on the catwalk, made to shine at the Reina Sudamericana 1999, contest in our country and counted with the participation of 10 South American countries. Yenny Vaca won the third crown to Bolivia after Helga Bauer (dismissed) and Susana Barrientos.

While her victory in the South American competition was the highlight of her year as Miss Bolivia, was the litmus test of their participation in the Miss Universe 2000, held in Nicosia, Cyprus. Although it is among the finalists, spectacular pike and competed against 79 beautiful women from around the world. The winner of the contest was the representative of India, Lara Dutta, who visited the country months later and was received by Yenny Vaca, who accompanied her activities in Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

At the end of  her reign, Yenny graduated in Economics and Finance in the United States and continued to represent Bolivia, but not in beauty contests, if not in the Bolivarian Games 2005, integrating the Bolivian national team basketball and defending the colors proudly our country.

Sunday, 9 October 2011

Paula Andrea Peñarrieta Chaga

Beauty Pageant Titleholder
Paula Andrea Peñarrieta Chaga

Age: 21
Height: 5'10"
Hometown: Cochabamba

Paula Andrea Penarrieta Chage is 21 year old from Cochabamba. A beautiful stand 5'10" was crowned Miss Bolivia Earth 2008 and represented Bolivia at Miss International 2008 contest. She also participated at The Green Fashion Show 2009 in Miami.

Olivia Pinheiro

Beauty Pageant Titleholder
Olivia Pinheiro

Birth name            María Olivia Pinheiro Menacho
Birth date             October 29, 1983
Birth place            Andrés Ibáñez, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Residence             Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
Occupation           Model
Height                  1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)
Measurements       85-58-85 (33.5-23-33.5)
Hair color              Brown
Eye color               Brown
Title(s)                   Miss Bolivia 2010
Major competition(s)  Miss Bolivia 2010 (Winner)
                                   Reina Hispanoamericana 2010 (3rd place)
                                   (Best Hair) (Miss Photogenic)

María Olivia Pinheiro Menacho is a Bolivian beauty pageant titleholder and model who was crowned Miss Bolivia 2010, and would have represented her country in the 2011 Miss Universe pageant. Pinheiro declined to participate in the international competition after rumors about her real age were revealed to the press.

Born in Andrés Ibáñez, Santa Cruz, Bolivia to parents José Carlos Pinheiro and Cotty Menacho, Pinheiro started her pageant career in 1999 when, after just turning 16 years old, she represented her country at Miss Model of the World in Turkey and then a year later participated in Queen of the World 2000 in Germany, placing among the Top 10 semifinalists. It's then when Promociones Gloria, organizers of Miss Bolivia, named her Modelo Revelación 2000.

A year later, Pinheiro participated and became one of the favorites at International Queen of Flowers 2001 in Colombia, a pageant that was eventually won by Lilián Villanueva of Mexico. In 2002, she participated in her fourth international competition, Miss Intercontinental in Germany and a year later, represented Bolivia in her fifth contest, International Female Model 2003 in Aruba.

She's also worked as a model in her native Bolivia for the past decade and has been elected Queen of Comparsa at Santa Cruz de la Sierra's carnival celebrations twice: at age 16 as Queen of Chirapas Jrs. 2000 and at age 20 as Queen of Tremendazos 2004.

Miss Bolivia
Pinheiro, who stands 1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in) tall, competed as Miss Santa Cruz against 18 other delegates in her country's national pageant, Miss Bolivia, held in Santa Cruz de la Sierra on August 26, 2010, where she became the eventual winner of the title and was crowned by outgoing titleholder Claudia Arce, gaining the right to represent Bolivia in the 2011 Miss Universe pageant, to be broadcast live from São Paulo, Brazil on September 12, 2011. However, Olivia Pinheiro lied about her age, stating she was 24 years old. Journalist, Carlos Valverde, got hold of her original and fake birth certificates. In January 2011, Olivia Pinheiro declined her participation in Miss Universe 2011 due "to personal reasons", however she never answered to questions relating to her real age . Promociones Gloria, owner of Miss Universe franchise in Bolivia, announced that the winner of Miss Bolivia 2011 would participate in Miss Universe 2011. Notwithstanding, in June 2011, Olivia Pinheiro and Promociones Gloria announced that Olivia would remain the Bolivian representative to Miss Universe 2011.

Reina Hispanoamericana 2010
After winning Miss Bolivia, Pinheiro represented her country in Reina Hispanoamericana 2010 held in her native Santa Cruz de la Sierra on November 24, 2010, where she obtained the Photogenic and Best Hair awards, placing third overall.

Withdrawal from Miss Universe 2011
On January 27, 2011, Pinheiro said she wouldn't participate in Miss Universe 2011 "for personal reasons", after persistent rumors about her real age. Miss Universe contestants must be at least 18 years old and under 27 years of age by February 1st in the year they participate. Pinheiro apparently turned 27 in October 2010 and would be ineligible to compete.

Gloria Suárez de Limpias, president of Promociones Gloria and organizer of Miss Bolivia, announced Pinheiro remains Miss Bolivia 2010 and will crown her successor in June 2011. As a result of the controversy, Bolivia's representative to the Miss Universe pageant will be the winner of Miss Bolivia 2011.
(Source Miss Universe 2011)


Saturday, 8 October 2011

Sandra Isabel Carrasco

Sandra Isabel Carrasco

Birth name              Sandra Isabel Carrasco
Birth date                January 6, 1981
Birth place              Oruro, Bolivia
Occupation             Actress

Elizabeth Bress

Elizabeth Bress

Born in 1978 in Santa Cruz Dee la Sierra, Bolivia, Elizabeth got the acting bug in school at the early age of 6. She was always the first to volunteer for plays and poetry readings - her mother is a playwright and poetry writer - and through all of her school years Elizabeth always got the main roles in the school's productions. She played the leading role in "Life is a Dream", a play by Calderón Dee la Barca, one of the foremost dramatists from Spain. In "Life is a Dream" Elizabeth portrayed the main character who explores the conflict between free will and predestination. Elizabeth's other credits include "Hamlet" and "Romeo and Juliet" amongst others.