Miss Indonesia 2018 will be the 14th edition of the pageant. Grand finale of the pageant will take place on Thursday, February 2018 at MNC Studios, Jakarta where 34 stunning beauties from across Indonesia will compete to succeed Achintya Holte Nilsen as the next Miss Indonesia. Winner of the pageant will represent Indonesia at Miss World 2018 in China later this year where she will try to succeed India’s Manushi Chhillar as the next Miss World. Manushi along with the continental winners of Miss Wolrd 2017, Stephanie Del Valle Diaz, Miss World 2016 from Puerto Rico and members of the Miss World Organization will attend the grand finale. The grand finale will be aired live on RCTI.
Indonesia first competed at the Miss World pageant in the year 1982 with Andi Botenri in 1983 Titi Dwi Jayati represented Indonesia at Miss World and after a long hiatus of 22 years, Indonesia returned to the Miss World pageant in 2005. Liliana Tanoesoedibjo of MNC group is the chairperson of the Miss Indonesia organization and under her leadership, Indonesia has an unbroken streak of placement at Miss World pageant since 2011. Indonesia also hosted the Miss World 2013 pageant in Bali, Indonesia. Maria Harfanti in 2015 and Natasha Mannuela in 2016 bagged the second runner-up crown at the Miss World pageant highest placement for Indonesia at the pageant. Indonesia has bagged five all-important Beauty with the Purpose subtitles.
Meet Miss Indonesia 2018 Contestants!
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