20 years old beauty Emna Abdelhedi was crowned as the winner of Miss Tunisie 2016. The finale was held on 3rd December 2016 at the headquarters of UTICA. She will now represent Tunisia in Miss World 2017. She battled out 13 other contestants to claim the title. Emna Abdelhedi succeeds Meriem Hammami as the new Miss Tunisie.
Miss Tunisie was held for first time in 1956. The pageant became the national franchise of Miss World in 1956–present, Miss Universe in 1960 – 1971, and Miss International in 1960–present. In 1996, President of Association TEJ – Aida Antar revived the defunct Miss Tunisie contest and is now the official trademark owner.
In 2013, Association TEJ declared to return at Miss World pageant for the first time since 1978. The pageant was held in Jakarta, Indonesia where for the first time the pageant did not allow the bikini session for only that year.
Credits: Miss Tunisie FB Page