Elvira Devinamira was crowned Miss Universe Indonesia 2014
Elvira Devinamira Wirayanti from Surabaya, Jawa Timur was crowned as Puteri Indonesia 2014 or Miss Universe Indonesia 2014 on Jan. 29, 2014 at Jakarta Convention Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia. Elvira will represent Indonesia at the Most Prestigious Beauty Pageant, Miss Universe 2014. She will compete to succeed the Reigning Miss Universe, Gabriela Isler from Venezuela.
The 2014 Miss Universe Pageant will be held in Miami, Doral on January 25, 2015. The winner will live with Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez, Miss Teen USA 2014 Katherine Lee Graham during one year in New York. Also, she will travel in several countries.
Who is Elvira Devinamira ?
Elvira Devinamira was born in Surabaya, East Java. The beauty queen is a law student at Airlangga University, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. Moreover she was part of Indonesian delegation at Harvard National Model United Nations Conference 2012 in Boston, United States.
It’s not her first pageant, previously she was named as the Tourism Ambassador in Surabaya. Elvira competed in Puteri Jawa Timur 2013 on December, 1 and eventually won the title. After, she had the opportunity to enter the Puteri Indonesia Pageant.
The Puteri Indonesia Pageant
Puteri Indonesia was established in 1992 and considered the oldest pageant in Indonesia. Puteri Indonesia, literally translates into “Princess of Indonesia” is also known as Miss Universe Indonesia. The Last year, Whulandary Herman represented Indonesia at the Miss Universe 2013, she became the second Indonesian woman to place in the semifinals.