World Queen of Bananas 2013 or Reina Mundial del Banano 2013 is currently underway in Machala, Ecuador. 17 contestants representing banana producing countries around the world will be competing for the title. The finale of the pageant will be held on September 25th, 2013 and will be broadcast in Ecuador by Canal Uno. Jennifer Giselle Valle Morel of Honduras will crown her successor at the end of the event.
This beauty pageant has been held since 1985 and is restricted to banana producing countries.
Meet the World Queen of Bananas 2013 Contestants: Germany: Manou Volkmer, Argentina: Carolina Yanuzzi; Brazil: Kennya de Araújo Silva, Colombia: Adriana Vidal, Costa Rica: Ana Lorena Morales, Ecuador: Karen Ramirez; Dominican Republic: Emily Delgado, El Salvador: Brenda Contreras; Guatemala: Melanie Cohn; Honduras: Jennifer Pineda, México: Donaji López, Nicaragua: Keykoll Montalván; Panama: Lena Castillero; Peru: Rossmary Pizarro, Puerto Rico: Natasha Muñoz; China: Cai Yu-Han; Venezuela: María Paredes.
Group Photo of World Queen of Bananas 2013 Contestants together
World Queen of Bananas 2013 Contestants from Ecuador, Germany, Dom. Rep., Puerto Rico
Carolina Yanuzzi, World Queen of Banana Argentina 2013
Manou Volkmer, World Queen of Banana Germany 2013