Miss Belarus Beauty Contest

Miss Belarus Beauty Contest

Miss Belarus is an official beauty contest in Belarus. It started in early 1998 and run each 2 years. Organisers are  Ministry of Culture, the ONT channel, and the National School  of Beauty.  

“Miss Belarus” is the pride and property of the nation. For the first time the contest was held in 1998 and from that moment it is held every 2 years. This contest became the launching pad for many Belarusian girls who have achieved success, through participation in the contest.

Only girls with good physical characteristics, who meet the following requirements, can participate in the contest “Miss Belarus”:

  • having the citizenship of the Republic of Belarus and permanently live on the territory of the country (regardless of place of study, work)
  • aged 18 to 24 years inclusively at the date of the final contest
  • higher than 174 cm inclusively
  • have no tattoos and body piercings
  • never married
  • have no children


Interesting Facts about Miss Belarus contest

  • Grodno region has the biggest number of beauties in Belarus. 3 queens were born there.
  • A significant advantage remains for brunettes: 8 out of the top 11 women of the country have dark hair.
  • Olgas were crowned most often.
  • The tallest model, Miss Belarus Olga Khizhinkova, is of 186 cm high.
  • Miss Maria Vasilevich knows how to pilot a plane.
  • Miss Belarus Polina Borodacheva donated her SUV to the orphanage after she wined the crown.

Besides the precious crown, the winners are awarded with special prizes. The first Miss Belarus Svetlana Kruk received $ 300 and an electric kettle in 1998. Great gifts for that time.

“Miss Belarus” Maria Vasilevich entered the TOP-5 of the most prestigious beauty contest “Miss World” and won the title “Miss World Europe”. This is the best result of participating in this competition.


Miss Belarus winners

Contest Winner Hometown
Miss Belarus – 1998 Svetlana Kruk Hrodna
Miss Belarus – 2000 Hanna Stychinskaya Mahilew
Miss Belarus – 2002 Volha Hevdah Brest
Miss Belarus – 2004 Volha Antropova Polatsk
Miss Belarus – 2006 Katsyaryna Litvinova Mahilew
Miss Belarus – 2008 Volha Khizhinkova Vistebsk
Miss Belarus – 2010 Lyudmila Yakimovich Hrodna
Miss Belarus – 2012 Yuliya Skalkovich Brest
Miss Belarus – 2014 Viktoria Mihanovich Smarhon
Miss Belarus – 2016 Palina Paradacheva Minsk
Miss Belarus – 2018 Maria Vasilevich Minsk



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