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Miss Universe Barbados is back!


Miss Barbados representatives in Miss Universe

The newly established Crown Events Inc. announced on Saturday May 14, 2016 that it has acquired the rights to produce the national event to send a contestant to the prestigious Miss Universe pageant for 2016. Almost a decade since the last time Barbados has competed in Miss Universe. Now, the new owner is ecruiting Barbadian women between the ages 18 to 27 to represent the island on the international stage.

Sharon Nightingale, Miss Universe Barbados 1976 


“As the new owner of the Miss Universe license in Barbados, I am extremely honored, and very proud in the trust and confidence placed in us by Ms. Paula Shugart and her entire team at the Miss Universe Organization”, a WME | IMG company. Our goal is to change the culture of how Barbados and Barbadians interact with this franchise – said Brian A.M. Green, The new National Director for the franchise.

The official name of the contest will be Miss Universe Barbados and will change the culture of the Miss Universe Pageant in Barbados, offering a very unique opportunity to the contestants, with image building, health & fitness, beauty and confidence seminars, combined with a myriad of social and corporate networking commitments. The pageant intends to become the opportunity for the young ladies of Barbados to truly become “Confidently Beautiful."

Jewel Garner, Miss Universe Barbados 2007


Miss Universe Barbados franchise intends to promote the empowerment of young women throughout the country, as well as being strong advocates for those talents in the fashion, health, and beauty industries.

The last Barbadian woman who competed in the Miss Universe pageant was Jewel Garner in 2007 which was won by Riyo Mori of Japan. And the first Miss Universe Barbados was Sharon Nightangle who competed in Hongkong in 1976. 

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