As the winner she will get an apartment in Bangkok, Thailand for a year and many gifts from sponsors.
This is the first time Indonesia won Miss Grand International since it started in 2013. Indonesia has never won a major international beauty pageant in the past, having never won Miss Universe, Miss Earth, Miss International or Miss World.
Ariska Pertiwi Miss Grand International 2016
About Ariska Pertiwi
She was born in Lhokseumawe on, January 13, 1995, Pertiwi is a student at the Faculty of Medicine at the Islamic University of North Sumatra. She said that one of her dreams is to help many people, and wants to become a doctor.
She comes from a military family and has one sister who is 17 years younger.
Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez, Miss Grand International 2016 Ariska Pertiwi and Miss Universe Indonesia 2014 Elvira Devinamira
About the Miss Grand International Contest
Miss Grand International is an annual international beauty contest run by the Miss Grand International Organization based in Thailand searching for potential woman to encourage and run the campaign ‘Stop the war and Violence‘ to help acknowledge people to avoid the conflict, violence that may lead to War in any form.
The Miss Grand International beauty contest is organized under the direction of Nawat Itsaragrisil and Yuphayao Teresa Chaivisut.