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1966 program book cover


Maja International 1966
1966 May 23
Palacio de la Lonja, Zaragoza, Spain
15 participants

Results
1  DENMARK - Jeannette Christjansen (SF Universe '65)
2  IRELAND - Muriel O'Hanlon (World '62)
3  BELGIUM - Rossette Menegain
4  SPAIN - Silvia Veiga
5  FRANCE - Liliane Burnier (SF Universe '61 as Miss Switzerland)  

Awards
Belgium, Germany & Spain received awards, though the categories are not known.

Remainder
AUSTRIA
GERMANY
ENGLAND
HOLLAND
ITALY - Simonetta Fava
MOROCCO - Fany Michele El Kain
NORWAY - Tove Johannessen
PORTUGAL
SWEDEN
SWITZERLAND - Josette Barret
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1967 program book cover



Maja International 1967
1967 May 24
Palacio de la Lonja, Zaragoza, Spain
15 participants

Results
1  ITALY - Carla Lumachi
2  BELGIUM - Solange Milliau
3  SWEDEN - Anne-Christine Kahnberg
4  DENMARK - Yvonne Hanne Ekman (4th RU Europe '65, SF World '65)
5  NORWAY - Ingeborg Marie Sorensen (SF International '69, 1st RU World '72)

Awards
Maja Simpatia  SPAIN
Maja Popularidad  AUSTRIA
Maja Fotogenia  ITALY
Mejor Peinado (Best Hairstyle)  SPAIN

Remainder
AUSTRIA - Annelies Buck  
ENGLAND - Brenda Sawyer
GERMANY - Heidi Korman
FRANCE - Marie Anne Lelay
IRELAND - Patricia Brogan
MOROCCO - Fatima Karaj  
PORTUGAL - Carolina Regaldo
SWITZERLAND - Yolanda Gaenwiber-Frei
SPAIN - Maria del Carmen Vásquez Andrade
U.S.A. - Linda Cousin
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1968 program book cover


Maja International 1968
1968 May 27
Palacio de la Lonja, Zaragoza, Spain
18 participants

Results
1  SPAIN - María Dolores García Pallás
2  SWEDEN - Ulla Lindstrom
3  DENMARK - Kirsten Pjetursson
4  URUGUAY - Sara Cuervo
5  GREAT BRITAIN - Vivien Grundy

Awards
Maja Simpatia  CHILE
Maja Popularidad  (no information)
Maja Fotogenia  ITALY

Remainder
ARGENTINA - Lidia Esperanza Navarro
BELGIUM - Claudine Swaels
CHILE - Laura Martín Soler
FRANCE - Christiane Follias
GERMANY - Heidi Horn Kauertz
HOLLAND - Margrit van der Linden
IRELAND - Michelle Lawlor
ITALY - Silvia Atzeri
MOROCCO - Touria Djebari
NORWAY - Ellen Foss
PORTUGAL - María da Graça Braz Machado
SWITZERLAND - Erika Stadtman
U.S.A. - Terry Alper
____________________

1969 program book cover



Maja International 1969
1969 May 18
Palacio de la Lonja, Zaragoza, Spain
18 participants

Results
1  GREAT BRITAIN - Gillian Millar
2  SPAIN - Mery de Lara Caballero (SF International '69)
3  SWITZERLAND - Patrice Sollner (Europe '69, SF Universe '69, World '71)
4  PORTUGAL - Maria Emilia Rodrigues Pinto
5  PARAGUAY - Sara Victoria Duarte

Awards
Maja Simpatia  IRELAND
Maja Popularidad  CHILE
Maja Fotogenia  ARGENTINA
Best National Costume URUGUAY

Remainder
ARGENTINA - Marina Carmona Ariza
BELGIUM - Danièlle Dumoulin
CANADA - Ann Soamaalia
CHILE - Maria Soledad Ferreiro Serrano
ETHIOPIA - Ethiopia Meharle
FINLAND - Satu Charlotta Östring (1st RU Universe '66, 4th RU Europe '66, 1st RU International '69)
FRANCE - Sophie Bruguere
IRELAND - Eileen Theresa Slattery (winner Rose of Tralee '68)
ITALY - Albertina Piera Sterza
LEBANON - Zena Kanawati
MOROCCO - Rahima Hachti (International '69)
URUGUAY - Lylian Elena Piñeiro
U.S.A. - Mary Foster Davidson
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1970 program book cover
 

Maja International 1970
1970 May 11
Palacio de la Lonja, Zaragoza, Spain
19 participants
 
Results
1  CHILE - María Isabel Pérez Montes
2  DENMARK - Anette Gleerup
3  GREAT BRITAIN - Shirley Jones (Universe '69 as Miss Wales)
4  GERMANY - Anya Meyer Glaters
5  SPAIN - Consuelo Costales Varela (International '72)
 
Awards
Maja Simpatia  LUXEMBOURG
Maja Popularidad  AUSTRIA
Maja Fotogenia  SPAIN
Best National Costume  PERU
 
Remainder
ARGENTINA - Norma Ruiz
AUSTRIA - Inge Krottendorfer
BRAZIL - Mara de Carvalho Ferro
EL SALVADOR - Nora Silvia Montes
FRANCE - Brigitte Dubart
IRELAND - Cathy Quinn
ITALY - Liliana Superchi
LUXEMBOURG - Marceline Mersch
PARAGUAY - Maria Elvira Lloret
PERU - Gloria Rivera Bedoya  
PORTUGAL - Maria Manuela Ribeiro de Castro
TUNISIA - Rekaia Dekhil (World ’67, Universe '68, International '69)
URUGUAY - Maria Victoria Hernández Alvarez
U.S.A. - Patricia McKendry
 
Did not compete
SWITZERLAND - Irene Stierli (SF International '68)
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1971 program book cover

  
Maja International 1971
1971 May 22
Palacio de la Lonja, Zaragoza, Spain
30 participants
 
Results
1  CZECHOSLOVAKIA - Eva Fiedlerova (1st RU Cinema Europa '70)
2  IRELAND - Evelyn-Ann Barden
3  FINLAND - Anne-Elisabeth Schäfer (Ambar '76 & '77)
4  Congo (Congo, Kinshasa) - Marie Josée Thomas
5  VENEZUELA - Mary Capinety
 
Awards
Maja Simpatia  PERU
Maja Popularidad  U.S.A.
Maja Fotogenia  SPAIN
Best National Costume  MEXICO
 
Remainder
ARGENTINA - Estela Gismero Puentes
AUSTRIA - Ursula Engl
BELGIUM - Chantal Sainte
CHILE - Ximena Valentina Molinare Vergara
COLOMBIA - Gloria Giraldo Gutiérrez
FRANCE - Jeannette Bruno (Charming '72)  
GERMANY - Brigitte Weining
GREECE - Rea Nikolaou (International '69)
HOLLAND
ITALY - Silvia Spinnozzi
JAPAN
LUXEMBOURG
MOROCCO - Naima Chtuki
MEXICO - Gloria Elena Noriega
MONACO - Chantal Migueres
NORWAY - Wenche Steen (World '73)
PERU - Marilú de Cossío y Devidanco
PORTUGAL - Maria Helena da Rocha Rafael
PUERTO RICO - María del Carmen Castro Ayala
SPAIN - Consuelo Gómez Alvarez
SWEDEN - Eva Mossberg
SWITZERLAND
TURKEY - Dilek Aksu
URUGUAY - Margarita Plérigo Dominguez
U.S.A. - Lillian Vought
 
Did not compete
DENMARK
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1972 program book cover
 
 
Maja International 1972
1972 May 13
Palacio de la Lonja, Zaragoza, Spain
25 participants
 
Results
1  ARGENTINA - Maria Luisa Gorostidi Zabalza
2  U.S.A. - Barbara Joan Lopez
3  INDIA - Salomé Aaron  
4  TURKEY - Yasemin Eser
5  SPAIN - Josefina Mondéjar Martínez
 
In Top 10
PHILIPPINES - Bernice Romualdez
PERU - Panchita Piedra
SWITZERLAND - Suzanne Elizabeth Müller
 
Awards
Maja Simpatia  AUSTRIA
Maja Popularidad  (no information)
Maja Photogenic  GERMANY
Best National Costume  PERU
 
Remainder
AUSTRIA - Angelica Ellen Dietl
BELGIUM - Marie-France L´Hoste
CHILE - Mónica Erika Concha Siebert
COLOMBIA - Liliana Estrada Navia
DENMARK - Bente Dorte Nielsen (International '71)
FRANCE - Sybia Zabalcuieff
GERMANY - Gabi Berendt
GREECE - Pepi Sdralia
HOLLAND - Agnes Ida Pander
IRELAND - Patricia Anna Sugme
LUXEMBOURG - Carine Stephano
MONACO - Bernardette Haraval
NORWAY - Anne Helene Hansen
SINGAPORE - Yasmin Saif (Universe '68)
SWEDEN - Mary Elizabeth Ek
YUGOSLAVIA - Jovanka Dukić
ZAIRE - Mibuli Boyaka
 
Did not compete / not confirmed by photos
FINLAND - Heidi Paulette Wathen (got ill a few days before she was to go to the pageant)
ITALY - Daria Alessadri
MALAYSIA - Agnes Lim
PORTUGAL - Maria Helena de Carvalho Costa
TRINIDAD - Dixy Ann Hepburn (International '71)
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1973 program book cover
 
 
Maja International 1973
1973 June 3
Palacio de la Lonja, Zaragoza, Spain
28 participants
 
Results
1  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Sandra Simone Cabrera Cabral (World '69)
2  PHILIPPINES - Maria Nanette Macapagal Prodigalidad
3  YUGOSLAVIA - Nada Ljutic
4  PARAGUAY - Maria Angela Zulema Medina Monjagata (Universe '74)
5  SWEDEN - Helene Yvonne Apelgren (SF unofficial Europe '74)
 
Top 10
ARGENTINA - Graciela Mónica Tomasoni Oñate
AUSTRALIA - Saskia van Loon
SPAIN - María Jesús Pujante Cánovas
MONACO - Karin Lafabrie
U.S.A. - Earleen Carey
 
Awards
Maja Simpatia  PUERTO RICO
Maja Popularidad  PORTUGAL
Maja Fotogenia  PHILIPPINES
Best National Costume  COLOMBIA
 
Remainder
BELGIUM - Huguette Haelters
COLOMBIA - María Leticia Olarte López
ECUADOR - Ana Patricia Rivadeneira Peña
EL SALVADOR - Angela B. Calderón Villafaño
FINLAND - Heini Paulette Wathén
FRANCE - Aleth Mosson
GERMANY - Ilse Renate Ulrich
GREAT BRITAIN - Penelope Ann Cheek
HOLLAND - Hester Wilhelmina Maria Nugteren
IRELAND - June Mary Stack
LUXEMBOURG - Daisy Schmit
MEXICO - Mirtha Dalia Liquidano Rodríguez (Queen of the Pacific '75)
NORWAY - Vibeke Ronningen
PERU - Nancy Simón Rivera
PORTUGAL - Margarida Maria Ferreira Florêncio Prieto
PUERTO RICO -  Cynthia Heyliger Soto
SWITZERLAND - Heidi Gyger
TURKEY - Nesrin Kekevi (International '73)
 
Did not compete
HONDURAS - Lynn Arriaga
ITALY - Michele Falcone
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1974 program book cover
 
 
Maja International 1974
1974 May 26
Palacio de la Lonja, Zaragoza, Spain
33 participants
 
Results
1  GREECE - Sicta Vana Papadaki (SF Universe '73, 2nd RU Europe '73)
2  SPAIN - Maribel López del Hoyo
3  PUERTO RICO -  Yvonne Torres García (SF International '76)
4  PHILIPPINES - Pacita Eduarda Abrera Guevara
5  BOLIVIA - Rosa Mari Columba González (International '73)
 
Top 10
(no information)
 
Awards
Maja Simpatia  MEXICO
Maja Popularidad  U.S.A.
Maja Fotogenia  DENMARK
Best National Costume  PORTUGAL
 
Remainder
ANDORRA - María Valls Campoy
BELGIUM - Lola Wayaffe
COSTA RICA - María de los Ángeles Picado González (Universe ‘75)
DENMARK - Bente Gjedsted Larsen
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Jocelyn Álvarez Díaz (Café ’75)
ECUADOR - María del Carmen Jiménez (Turismo de las Américas ’74)
EL SALVADOR - Isabel Olivares
FINLAND - Johanna Kankare
FRANCE - Christiane Gibaja
GERMANY - Claudia Schümann
GREAT BRITAIN - Lesley R. A. Jefferis
HONDURAS - Jenny Margot Morel
IRELAND - Mary Margaret Adams
ICELAND - Gudrún Erla Adalsteinsdóttir
ITALY - Maria Grazia Gravina
LIECHTENSTEIN - Roswitha Schafhauser
LUXEMBOURG - Esther Theis
MEXICO - Maria Cristina González Tella
NICARAGUA - Martha Dorn Holman
PERU - Freyda Noemí Schuller del Alcázar
PORTUGAL - Olga Gonçalves
SWEDEN - Ellionor Ulrika Malm
SWITZERLAND - Romana Nater
TURKEY - Aysegul Siray
U.S.A. - Sharon Margaret Sutton
VENEZUELA - Reyna Margarita Noguera Coimán
YUGOSLAVIA - Nada Javanovski
 
Needs confirmation
HOLLAND - Sylvia E. Bargon
 
Did not compete
MONACO
NORWAY - Inger Lise Hem
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1975 program book cover
 
 
Maja International 1975
1975 May 31
Palacio de la Lonja, Zaragoza, Spain
28 participants
 
Results
1  VENEZUELA - Deborah Velasco
2  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Miguelina Sánchez Rodríguez (2nd RU Coffee '76)  
3  PUERTO RICO - Marilyn Ursulich Sottero (Coconut '77)  
4  ARGENTINA - Rocío Castro de Celis
5  PHILIPPINES - Annette Liwanag
 
Top 10
(no information)
 
Awards
Maja Simpatia  EL SALVADOR
Maja Popularidad  ROMANIA
Maja Fotogenia  SWEDEN
Best National Costume  PANAMA
 
Remainder
ANDORRA - Dolores Marti Puigsubira
BOLIVIA - Katya Rojas Saavedra
COSTA RICA - Macarena Barahona Riera
DENMARK - Anne Sofia Frigast
ECUADOR - Karen Andrea Hollihan Bruckman
EL SALVADOR - Ana Stella Comas Durán (World '75)
FINLAND - Ditte Merja Mäntykoski
FRANCE - Annie Muyard
 GREAT BRITAIN - Deirdre Jennifer Greenland (Universe '73 as Miss Wales)
GREECE - Liana Merdinian
HOLLAND - Sandra MacDonald
IRELAND - Noreen Mary O'Sullivan
ICELAND - Vala Jonsdottir
LUXEMBOURG - Martine Anne Wagner (SF International '75)
NICARAGUA - Maria Amanda Rivas Argüello (SF International '74)
NORWAY - May-Synar Satra
PANAMA - Gisela Elena Cárdenas
PERU - Maria Julia Fortunic
SPAIN - Esther Vergel Cabellos
ROMANIA - Lia Maria Bologa
SWEDEN - Ingela Agnetha Jonsson
U.S.A. - Sandra Lidia Abay
YUGOSLAVIA - Nina Gazibara
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1976 program book cover
 
 
Maja International 1976
1976 June 30
Condado Holiday Inn, San Juan, Puerto Rico
26 participants
 
Results
1   SPAIN - Sabrina León Santana
2   ECUADOR - Marie Clare Fontaine Velasco (World '76)
3   FINLAND - Carita Brigitta Abrahamsson
4   GREECE - Mary Vidali
5   YUGOSLAVIA - Radmila Ostojic
 
Top 10
ARGENTINA - Cecilia Alicia García
COLOMBIA - Luz Elena Torres Vergara
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Cesarina Castillo Pichardo (winner Miss Turismo de las Américas '77)
PUERTO RICO - Rebecca Guerrios
VENEZUELA - Derby Orietta Sanabria
 
Awards
Maja Simpatia  NICARAGUA
Maja Popularidad  ITALY
Maja Fotogenia  SWEDEN
Best National Costume  MEXICO
 
Remainder
ANDORRA - Maricel Fite Espitel
BRAZIL
DENMARK - Elizabeth Brinkel
EL SALVADOR - Maria Eugenia Laret Castello
FRANCE - Katty Lanvin
HOLLAND - Lise Van Dort
HONDURAS - Maribel Ileana Ayala Ramírez (World '76)
ENGLAND - Theresa Pamela Scott
IRELAND - Margaret Anne Savage
ITALY - Beatrice Bordone
MALTA - Mary Fenech  
MEXICO - Gloria Quijada
NICARAGUA - Cecilia Castellón Mejia
PERU
PHILIPPINES - Cynthia M. Nakpil
SWEDEN - Anette Nona Eva-Lis Nilsson
 
Did not compete
LUXEMBOURG - Sylvie Krier
NORWAY - Wenche Hage
PANAMA - Matilde Figueroa Díaz
____________________

1977 program book cover
 
Maja International 1977
1977 October 14
Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Guadalajara, Mexico
24 participants
 
Results
1  PUERTO RICO -  Elizabeth Zayas Ortíz (1st RU Tourism of Americas '76, Universe '76)  
2  MEXICO - Eva Mariagna Prats Donován (3rd RU Tourism of Americas '76)
3  NORWAY - Ingvild Marie Loeken
4  VENEZUELA - Maria Consuelo Vegas Jaén
5  COLOMBIA - Patricia Abello Marino
 
Top 10
(no information)
 
Awards
Maja Simpatia  GUATEMALA
Maja Popularidad  MEXICO
Maja Fotogenia  ENGLAND
Best National Costume  ENGLAND
 
Remainder
ARGENTINA - María Amelia Vazquez
BRAZIL - Vera Lucia de la Rosa
DENMARK - Sigron Christiansen
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Jennyfer del Carmen "Yany" Corporan Viñas
ECUADOR - Lenny Cecilia Mariscal San Martín
ENGLAND - Lynn Marina Hunt
FINLAND - Eija Christina Lehtiö
FRANCE - Fabienne Boillet
GREECE - Nina Negreponti
GUATEMALA - Marlen Mirey Lopez  
HONDURAS - Aura Beatriz Irias
LUXEMBOURG - Marianin Bernav
NICARAGUA - Carmen Saavedra
PANAMA - Aracely Lourdes Chiappetto Núñez
PERU - María del Carmen de Laguerra
PHILIPPINES - Annabelle Gaskell Arambulo
SPAIN - Ligia Rodríguez Franco
U.S.A. - Laura Jayne Adams (Illinois-World '76)
YUGOSLAVIA - Sonja Stojanovic
 
Replaced
NORWAY - Bente Lihaug
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1978 program book cover
 
Maja International 1978
1978 October 14
San Juan Hotel & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico
30 participants
 
Results
1  U.S.A. - Barbara Figarola (Illinois-World '78)
2  PERU - Elizabeth Draguilón Bonilla
3  FINLAND - Anne-Maarit Kiljunen
4  GREECE - Ariana Dimitropoulou (World '78)
5  SPAIN - María del Pilar Corral Palacín

Top 10
(no information)
 
Awards
(no information)
 
Remainder
ARGENTINA - Silvia Cristina Rodriguez
BOLIVIA - Marianella Natusch Pinto
BRAZIL - Nicea Regina Flores Martins
COLOMBIA - María Stella de la Ossa Vivero
COSTA RICA - Andrée Leroy Beaulieu
DENMARK - Laila Vikso
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Carmen Cecilia Reyes Tio (Coconut '78)
ECUADOR - Antonieta Cecilia Campodonico Aguirre (World '78)
EL SALVADOR - Delmy Marina Rodríguez Valdez
ENGLAND - Sherina Helen Hale
FRANCE - Marie-Christine Pavani
GUATEMALA - Ana Lucrecia Hernandez
HONDURAS - Ligia Evelyn Canales Hawit
IRELAND - Agnes Orla Burke (winner Rose of Tralee '77)
LUXEMBOURG - Patricia Deloge
MEXICO - María Martha Collignon Goribar
NICARAGUA - Sherlyn Noguera Miranda
NORWAY - Trude Anna Spant
PANAMA - Carmen Eunice Garcia
PHILIPPINES - Ligaya Padilla Pascual
PUERTO RICO - Denise Vega Gonzalez
SWEDEN - Yvonne Norup Bergoqvist
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - Brunette Gloudon
VENEZUELA - Zaida Asuncion Hurtado
YUGOSLAVIA - Sonja Stojanovic
____________________

1979 program book cover
 
 
Maja International 1979
1979 December 8
Hotel Jaragua, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
27 participants
 
Results
1  SPAIN - Cristina Pérez Hernández
2  VENEZUELA - Rosa del Valle Martínez Sayago (Teenage Intercontinental '78)
3  SWEDEN - Alexandra Lena Brigitta Leiderby
4  MEXICO - Ana Rosa Sánchez Mejía
5  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Viena Elizabeth García Javier (Universe '79, winner Coconut '80)
 
Top 10
AUSTRIA - Karin Lakner
COLOMBIA - Maria Silvina Rondón Freijedo
PHILIPPINES - Princess Ava Quibranza
PANAMA - Lorelay De la Ossa Chevalier (SF World '79, Señorita Latinoamérica '81)
PUERTO RICO - Sonia Noemí Lanza Barriere
 
Awards
Maja Simpatia  MEXICO
Maja Popularidad  PUERTO RICO
Maja Fotogenia  BRAZIL
Best National Costume  PHILIPPINES
 
Remainder
ARGENTINA - Marisa Rodríguez
BOLIVIA - Maria Ingrid Wende Limpias
BRAZIL - Maria de Jesus Santiago
COSTA RICA - Gabriela Volio
DENMARK - Merette Boltining Hansen
ECUADOR - Mónica Carchi
EL SALVADOR - Luz Maria Cárdenas
FINLAND - Eeva-Maria Heiskanen
GREECE - Maria Sinnannidou
GUATEMALA - Anabella Contreras Czech
HONDURAS - Annabel Rivera
JAMAICA - Sandra Henriquez
LUXEMBOURG -  Dolores Biwer
NORWAY - Guri Leeber
PERU - Liliana Ethel Prato Arias Schreiber
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - Valerie Alleyne
U.S.A. - Annette Marroquin (Illinois-World '80)

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