Miss República Dominicana 2016: Meet The Contestants
Miss República Dominicana Universo 2016 is scheduled to be held on April 24, 2016 at the Renaissance Festival Auditorium Hotel Jaragua, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In the conclusion of the grand finale of Miss República Dominicana Universo 2016, Clarissa Molina, who was a Top 10 finalist at Miss Universe 2015, will pass on her crown to her successor.
The winner of Miss República Dominicana Universo 2016 will represent Dominican Republic at Miss Universe 2016. The first runner-up will represent Dominican Republic at Reina Hispanoamericana 2016. Whereas, the second runner-up will go on to represent Dominican Republic at Miss United Continents 2016.
Miss República Dominicana Universo 2016 was aired in the form of a reality show this year. The reality show was named as “Por La Corona” where the public had the opportunity to discover more about the candidates and their evolution as the progress on their journey of Miss Dominican Republic.
The contestants were introduced to the audience in the Press Presentation held on April 11, 2016. The shortlisted finalists of Miss Dominican Republic 2016 will now appear for a charitable event on April 14, 2016. The Preliminary Competition of Miss República Dominicana Universo 2016 is slated to take place on April 20, 2016.
Meet the shortlisted candidates of Miss Dominican Republic 2016-
- Jyra Altagracia Ozoria Van der Loor- Azua
- Yulay María Victoria Vólquez García- Barahona
- Kassandra Alexa Fernández Santos- Dominican in the US
- Mailena del Rosario de Llanos- Dajabón
- Loren Tahereh Rodríguez- National District
- Jailyn Osmeíris de la Cruz Mañón- El Seibo
- Perla Alessandra Mota Reyes- Elias Pina
- Rosa María Rosario Yñíguez- Espaillat
- Amaya Wilkáiriz Santos Zamora- Hato Mayor
- Patricia Lucero Tavarez Suárez- Hermanas Mirabal
- Emmalydia Quiñónez-Ramírez Macebo- Independencia
- Silvia Rosaura Familia Encarnación- La Altagracia
- María Altagracia Capolletti di Luca- La Romana
- Marlenis Carolina Peralta Mészaros- La Vega
- Yamellys Soraya López Reichbac- María Trinidad Sánchez
- Susie Mariellina Soriano Brito- Monseñor Nouel
- Mayel del Carmen Romero de Souza- Monte Plata
- Sal Altagracia García Andrickson- Municipio Maimón
- Alenna Rosanny Encarnación Dottone- Municipio Moca
- Carly Ramona Mañán Sosa- Municipio San Isidro
- Vanessa Valentina Álvarez Kaussa- Pedernales
- Andrea Tatiana Abukarma Cásquer- Peravia
Who do you think will succeed Clarissa Molina as next Miss República Dominicana Universo 2016?