Cuba would compete again in Miss Universe after 57 years of absence

The organizers of Cuba's possible return to the Miss Universe contest emphasized that the pageant would be held in the city of Miami, in the state of Florida, and not the Caribbean nation, as happened in the past.

The announcement of Cuba's possible return to the contestmiss Universe, after 57 years of absence, has generated expectations among people after being spread on social networks.

This was reported by the accountInstagram Miss Universe Cuba, revealing that the possibility was glimpsed when the new owner of the contest, the Thai Anne Jakrajutatip, commented that “would like to visit the Island and left the door open for Cuban women to participate in the contest again”.

Instagram screenshot / @missuniversecuba

However, the organizers of the event did anticipate thathebeauty contest will take place in the city of Miami, in the state of Florida, and not in Cuba, as happened in the past.

We want Cubans outside and inside the country to feel even more about their land, to respect it and preserve it every day.”, published the Miss Universe Cuba profile.

Furthermore, he pointed out that they have the claim that Cubans “identify with the real social causes of the city, of the country, under the standards of freedom, and participatory democracy”.

From its first edition in 1952 until 1960, Cuba was an active participant in the Miss Universe pageant.

However, the ban by the regime led to the representatives from 1961 to 1967 competing under the name of Miss Cuba Free, exiled in the city ofMiami.

Elina Salavarría De Mora, in 1967, was the woman who represented Cuba for the last time.

The73rd edition of the Miss Universe pageant, which highlights beauty, grace and cultural diversity internationally, will take place in Mexico in 2024, the news portal reportedHour!.

120 countries are expected to participate, making the event “a truly global spectacle that will captivate viewers around the world,” the website noted.

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