Cristina Spencer was crowned Miss World Cape Verde 2013 at the conclusion of the Miss Cabo Verde 2013 pageant held on August 17th, 2013 at the National Auditorium. The St. Nicholas native (Ribeira Brava) will represent Cape Verde in the upcoming Miss World 2013 pageant, scheduled for September 28th, 2013 in Indonesia.
Newly crowned Miss World Cape Verde 2013 Cristina Spencer (C) and her runners-up.
Cristina Spencer Miss World Cape Verde 2013. She will compete in the Miss World 2013 pageant
The first runner-up (First Lady) was Ailine Strong from the municipality of Ribeira Brava. The second runner-up (Second Lady) was Selene Silva from Sao Vicente.
– Miss Congeniality: Janice Lopes from Praia.
– Miss Photogenic: Cheila Strong.
The newly crowned Miss Cape Verde Cristina Spencer will have the opportunity to participate in Miss CEDEAO 2013 (Côte d’Ivoire, Nov 2nd) and Miss Africa (Côte d’Ivoire, Nov 29th).
13 contestants from different islands of the archipelago vied for the title. Miss Cabo Verde, the official national contest of Cape Verde for Miss World, is being organized by Capital Modell Agency, headed by Eloisa Morais, in association with the Direção Geral do Turismo de Cabo Verde (Ministério de Turismo, Indústria e Energia).
To date, in fact, the nation took part in the Miss World Beauty Pageant only in two occasions: 1997 (Carmelinda Gonçalves) and 2010 (Joceline Fortes).