Ana Liliana Avião Crowned Miss Universe Angola 2018
Ana Liliana Avião from Benelux was crowned as Miss Universe Angola 2018 during the grand finale of Miss Angola 2018, which took place on June 29, 2018 in Luanda. She succeeds Lauriela Martins as the new Miss Universe Angola and will now represent Angola at Miss Universe 2018 wherein Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa will crown her successor as next Miss Universe.
The newly crowned Miss Angola 2018, Ana Liliana holds a Bachelor in Business Studies and is the creator of ‘You Superior Mind’, a self improvement community which spreads self awareness to people.
During the same event, Nuria Nunes of Cuanza-Norte finished as the first runner-up while Indira Candido of Cunene was adjudged as the second runner-up.
Angola last won the Miss Universe crown in 2011 when Leila Lopes was crowned as Miss Universe 2011. Angola has been participating at the Miss Universe pageant since 1998 and has the record of winning the Miss Universe crown only once. Leila Lopes is also the last woman from Angola to bag a placement at the Miss Universe pageant.