Miss Sri Lanka
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Organisers: Derana Veet Miss Sri Lanka
Since 2007 TV Derana has been hosting the local event for the most prestigious beauty pageant in the world, Miss World.
The Top 5 Winners will be competing for the Top 5 World Pageants including:
(a) Miss Earth
(b) Miss Globe International
(c) Top Model of the World
(d) Miss Intercontinental
(e) Miss Tourism World
Entries for the pageant are accepted for girls between the ages of 17-25 with a minimum height of 5'4. The best 12 are chosen for the pageant. All our contestants will go through rigorous training programs aided by experts from the fields of fashion and beauty.
Jacqueline Fernandez, who later became an A-list actress in Indian films, including Kick, which is one of the biggest Indian hits ever.
Miss Sri Lanka 2007
Romanthi Maria Colombage (born May 19, 1984) is a model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss Sri Lanka and represented Sri Lanka in Miss World 2007 in China. Colombage is one of the most successful model's in Sri Lanka. She has done fashion shows in Europe and Asia.
Occupation: Marketing Executive Height: 170
Maria grew up in the capital, Colombo. Sri Lanka is a beautiful country of sun kissed beaches, breathtaking water falls, luxury tea estates and misty mountains.
She has a diploma in Fashion Design and was the youngest in the country to achieve a degree in marketing and business administration, she is currently working as a marketing executive.
Hobbies and sporting interests are: travelling, drawing, track & field, dance and listening to jazz. Her favourite food is the typical Sri Lankan rice and curry.
Maria’s personal motto is: “Love life, love, learn and leave a legacy”. (The 4 L’s in her life).
Rochelle Adriana Corera
Miss Sri Lanka 2008
Rochelle grew up in Colombo on the beautiful island paradise Sri Lanka, also known as the `Pearl of the Indian Ocean`. She completed her education at A Level and is now an Airline Executive. Her ambition is to pursue a career in beauty & health with the view to opening her own salon and spa. Rochelle`s interests are: spending quality time with her friends, traveling, athletics, reading, listening and dancing to R&B and hip hop and has a special talent for creative make-up. Favorite food is steak. Her motto is `To develop herself and share the knowledge gained with others`.
Miss Sri Lanka 2009
Miss Sri Lanka for Miss World 2009 and a trained actor, am now living and working in Mumbai.
Was born in Sri Lanka raised in Australia and have completed a Degree in science majoring in psychology and a Masters Degree in management both from the University of Melbourne.
Am a trained dancer and have loved acting for as long as I can remember. Finally am pursuing it having trained as an actor in India.
Miss Sri Lanka 2010
Fallon Ranasinghe won the crown of Miss Sri Lanka 2010 held on August 10 at the Mount Lavinia Hotel. First runner up Shalini Rajepaksha and second runner up Shashi Fernando.
Pushpika De Silva
Miss Sri Lanka 2011
A gifted model Pushpika Sandamali de Silva was born on 02nd October 1989, is one of the top finalist at the Derana Veet Miss Sri Lanka 2011 beauty pageant. There two things that always show Pushpika pretty, one is her own smile which would pull at anybody's heart, another is her height which is an important asset of herself in her modelling carrer.
She says, "Most people know me as a Titty. My sister called me Titty and that became sort of popular among many people i associate with. My father is a businessman. I am a director in his company. I have the best parents, a good sister and everything I need to make myself comfortable."
Vinu Udani : Miss Tourism Queen 2012