Miss France 2023: Discover the seven candidates represented abroad
30 regional misses will parade in Châteauroux on Saturday 17 September to try to become Miss France 2023. Among them, seven candidates will represent the Overseas Territories. 1st Abroad brings them to you!
They will be seven contenders to defend the overseas territories and try to crown the overseas territory! The Guadeloupethe Guyanathe Martinique, Meetingthe Polynesia and New Caledonia will be represented. This year Miss is back Saint-Martin/Saint-Barthelemy.
There is no Miss for Mayotte this year, the regional committee did not organize an election due to the lack of local governance. Although Wallis and Futuna will return in 2019 and 2020 after a 16-year absence, there will be no Miss this year.
Since the pageant’s inception, 11 Miss France have been chosen from abroad, and its new national director is Cindy Fabre, originally from Guadeloupe. The last was Clémence Bottino of Guadeloupe in 2020, followed by Vaimalama Chavez of Polynesia.
Five territories have never had a Miss to win the coveted title: Martinique, Mayotte, Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon and Wallis-and-Futuna.
Discover the portraits of the seven Miss Overseas!
Indira Ampiot is following in her mother’s footsteps, a former Miss Guadeloupe contestant at Miss France! “I took her scarf when I was little, made funny videos, it was a little girl’s dream come true!”he admitted to Guadeloupe 1time.
18 years old, recent graduate, from Basse-Terre, dreaming of going to communications school to become an art director. “I’m an artist, I like to draw a lot, it puts me in a bubble of freedom and self-discovery”Indira Ampiot says.
Head of Stars, Kouroucienne Shaina Robin was crowned Miss Guyana on July 17th. The first dream of a 21-year-old young woman who has a passion for aviation and wants to become an aviation pilot in the Air Force has come true. For this, he is studying science training and is a student pilot in Guyana.
A “hardworking” who entered the Miss adventure without any experience in modeling or beauty pageants. Shaina Robin wants to shine at Miss France “assets” and “wealth” From Guyana.
Axelle Rene, 21, originally from Schoelcher, was crowned Miss Martinique on September 24. He nodded to his family:When I was little with my grandparents we watched all the Miss shows and they always told me you were our little Misshe recalled in an official video portrait. I said to myself: I will be their real miss!“
Enrolling in a Master’s in Geological Sciences and Planetology at the Sorbonne, he decided to interrupt his studies to try the Mrs. adventure, but then he would like to be protected from natural risks, especially those related to volcanoes. Passionate about music, he is a self-taught piano and guitar player and loves to sing.
At 26, she is the oldest Miss in this year’s pageant, along with Miss Picardie. The Mont-Dor-born Caledonian has long been complicated by her red hair, but she does “its strength“today
After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in commerce in 2018, she launched her own company, an online babysitter booking platform. Finally, he stopped this activity to work entirely in the bank.
She has been struggling with polycystic ovaries for 10 years. “It’s a little-known menstrual disorder that still affects one in seven women and is the leading cause of infertility in women.he explains in his official portrait. This is a cause close to my heart because it affects me personally.”
At 24, Herenui Tuheiava is continuing her education and wants to get a master’s degree in web marketing from the National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts. For the past few months, he has been working for Tahiti Tourisme, helping service providers who want to register on their site.
Originally from Papeete, this 1.77m young Polynesian also keeps her daily life busy with Tahitian dancing, hiking and yoga. Miss France’s parades and the limelight don’t scare her for a reason: “When I was very young, I had the chance to model and dance in one of the biggest groups in Tahiti.”
In his official portrait, he sends a cry of love to Tahiti: “Here I learned values that are strong and dear to me: authenticity, optimism and respect for differences.“
Marion Marimoutou, 18, originally from Saint-André, is in her first year studying social sciences at Sainte-Clotilde University in Reunion with a view to later working in higher education. However, she stopped her studies for a while to fulfill the role of Miss Reunion.
“Miss France represents a little girl’s dream for me, she says in her portrait. I grew up with an older sister who was always in the fashion world, so introducing myself to Miss Reunion and then Miss France was like a logical continuation and above all a way to flourish in the fashion world..”
As Miss Reunion, she is an ambassador for the “Sourire de l’enfant” association, which helps improve the daily life of sick or disabled children in the hospital.
Inès Tessier will represent the northern islands for the return of Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy at Miss France! In rotation with Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, the committee offers a candidate every two years, but has not presented a Miss since 2019.
The 20-year-old is studying film at Miss Montreal and intends to give Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy a chance to be among the five finalists… and why not win the crown!
“This is an opportunity that came to me, I took it because it is important for me to achieve challenges and I will be able to represent our islands at national level”, – he wrote on Instagram. Inès Tessier intends to protect the biodiversity and ecology of the West Indies, “a reason [la] touch since[elle] is small”.