Perizat Rasulbek-Kyzy, 18, from Bishkek won the title of Miss Kyrgyzstan 2016 at the national finals held at Mansion Music Hall in Bishkek. Perizat, whose name is of Persian origin meaning "kin of fairies", will represent her Central Asian nation in Miss World 2016later this year. Ekaterina Zabolotnova and Begim Almasbekova emerged as first and second runner-ups respectively.
The Miss Kyrgyzstan Pageant was founded in 2009. The competition consisted of several stages: 1) cocktail dress 2) bikini 3) talent 4) interview 5) evening dress. The competition winned by 24-year-old resident of Bishkek Nurzhanova Nazira. She was the first delegate from Kyrgyzstan to Miss World.