New Miss Armenia – Lily Sargsyan is preparing to represent the country at the Miss World 2017 international contest, which will be held in China from November 15 to November 20.
The winner of “Miss Armenia 2017”: who is she and what awaits her in advance?
The owner of the Miss Armenia 2017 title, seventeen-year-old Lily Sargsyan will not rest for long after winning the contest, the girl will have to represent the country at the Miss World 2017 in China.
“I am 17 years old, and this is my first experience, I did not expect to become the crown of beauty, and from now on I will prepare to adequately represent our country in China”, Lily told to journalists.
According to the girl, she is the first time on the big podium. Lily studies in college and, despite the success in the modeling business and the dream come true, is not going to give up education. As a reward, the girl got a silver diadem with precious stones worth 2 million drams (about 4300 dollars).
“Parents have always supported me in any endeavors and, probably, it helped me”, Lily said.
The organizer of the contest and Miss Armenia-98 Gohar Harutyunyan considers Lily as a worthy winner.
“Lily is an introvert and melancholic, but from now on we will work to uncover her character, to take a confident step on the stage and to hide her shyness”, Harutyunyan said in an interview with reporters.
She is sure that, despite such a young age, Lily will represent Armenia with dignity at the Miss World contest in China.
Miss Armenia contest
The Miss Armenia 2017 contest was held in three stages – a show in taraz, bikini and evening dresses.
The organizers intend to make the Miss Armenia contest as a traditional, and to give the opportunity for the winners to take part in such prestigious beauty contests as “Miss World” and “Miss Universe”.
Before the competition, the girls had the opportunity to get acquainted with the sights of Armenia, take part in photo and video shoots, and also talk with the citizens of the country.
The first Miss Armenia contest was held in 1996, and the last one – in 2012. Its winners were, respectively, Karine Khachatryan and Anna Arakelyan. The competition was not held for five years because of financial problems.