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Maja International 1980
1980 November 23
Auditorium de Palma de Mallorca, Canary Islands, Spain
26 participants

Results
1 VENEZUELA  Belen Margarita Marrero Borjas
2 U.S.A.  Debbie Anthony
3 SPAIN  Rosa Ana García San Martín   
4 GERMANY  Renate Reissman
5 JAMAICA  Heidi Ann Wells

Top 10
HONDURAS Rosa Maria Moncada Ortega (Coffee '81)
PERU María Cristina Boza Pardo
PHILIPPINES Maria Asuncion Spirig
PUERTO RICO   Cynthia Gonzales Elles
SWEDEN Catharina Wiessner

Awards
Maja Simpatia  (no information)
Maja Popularidad  (no information)
Maja Fotogenia SPAIN
Best National Costume PHILIPPINES

Remainder
BRAZIL  Maria Tereza Villarubla
COLOMBIA Maria Isabela Rincón Emiliani
COSTA RICA  Elieta Alan Tinoco
DENMARK Katja Gremelius
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC  Evelin Rouri Budden
ECUADOR Yolanda Cabeza Sánchez
FINLAND Paula Inkeri Vasama
FRANCE Sylvie Rousseau
GREECE Roula Boukouvala
GUATEMALA Hilda Eugenia Solares
IRELAND Marita Marron (winner Rose of Tralee '79)  
NORWAY Hide Sol Edral
PANAMA Evelina del Carmen Stagg
PORTUGAL  Francisca Correia Garcia
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO  Maria Octavia Chung (World '80)
TUNISIA Saide Karatchi Lakhdar

Did not compete
LUXEMBOURG  Sylvie Desquiatz
MEXICO Laura Elena Chávez Padilla
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1981 program book cover



Maja International 1981
1981 December 13
Scala Melía-Castilla, Madrid, Spain
28 participants

Results
1 PUERTO RICO   Carmen Lucila del Río
2 PARAGUAY  Lillian Amanda Trinidad
3 PERU  Nancy Brescia Scavis  
4 VENEZUELA  Jeannette Josefina Rodríguez Delgado
5 DENMARK  Anne-Marie Hansen (Young '81, 4th RU Scandinavia '82)

In Top 10
SPAIN Margarita Ruiz Rodríguez

Awards
Maja Simpatia MEXICO
Maja Popularidad PHILIPPINES
Maja Fotogenia HONDURAS
Best National Costume PHILIPPINES
Maja del Turismo (1st-time award) ECUADOR

Remainder
ARGENTINA Maria Fernanda Balado
BOLIVIA Cynthia Paz Lavadenz
BRAZIL  Margarita Bush Pastoriza
COLOMBIA Rosa Elena Núñez Piñeres
COSTA RICA  Ana Lilia Dobles Jiménez
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC  Sabrina Alejandrina Brugal Tillán (World '79)
ECUADOR Lorena Jackeline Burgos García (Universe '82, Coffee '83)
FINLAND Anna-Maija Arling
FRANCE Martine Martinez
GREECE Tarsi Kouvoutsaki
GUATEMALA Luisa Cecilia Chacón
HOLLAND Denise Coreen
HONDURAS Gloria Patricia Durón (SF International '81)
IRELAND
ITALY Cinzia Barucci
JAMAICA Marion Robinson
MEXICO Gabriela Carrera Andrade
NICARAGUA Regina Patricia Lacayo
PANAMA Maruquel Gisela Pabón García
PHILIPPINES Josephine Relucio Bautista
URUGUAY Maria Carmela Galán
U.S.A. Linda Marie Patsch

Did not compete
MONACO Annie Mandukian
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO  Cecilia Lewis
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1982 program book cover



Maja International 1982
1982 November 28
Teatro La Perla, Ponce, Puerto Rico
31 participants

Results
1 SPAIN  Cristina José Ortiz Ruíz
2 DENMARK  Jette Storm Truelsen  
3 U.S.A.  Vanessa Lon Romine (Illinois-USA '83)  
4 COLOMBIA  Maria Elvira Morales Fallón
5 COSTA RICA  Maria Alejandra Peña Ortega (Intercontinental '81, Young International '81)

Top 10
(no information)

Awards
Maja Simpatia FINLAND
Maja Fotogenia DENMARK
Best National Costume PERU
Maja Literatura HAITI
Maja Painter COSTA RICA

Remainder
ARGENTINA Patricia Elena Mompo
ARUBA Jenny Helen Thielman
BOLIVIA Jenny Patricia Requeña Rodas (Young International '81)  
CANADA Lindy Marie Gray (Young International '83)  
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC  Denisse Llaverías
ECUADOR Carolina Lilliana Castillo
FINLAND Ira von Gruenhaugen
FRANCE Sylvie Menchon
GREECE Elena Andreou (World '81 as Miss Cyprus)
GUATEMALA Lisbeth Contreras Czech
HAITI Magali Jeanty
HAWAII Leslena Almeida
HOLLAND Joan Van Loevesijn
HONDURAS Leidis Cristina Romero
JAMAICA Jacqueline Breakspeare
MEXICO Ana Maria Elena Barba Cervantes
NICARAGUA Patricia Lacaya Mercado
PANAMA Melinda Pérez de la Ossa
PARAGUAY Celeste Cacabelo
PERU Karina Melgar Morey
PHILIPPINES Nanette Cruz
PORTUGAL  Lourdes Nunes André
PUERTO RICO   Magalie Rodriguez Rodríguez
SWITZERLAND Ursula Hurlimann
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO  Chantal Bartolomew
VENEZUELA Sonia López Valenzuela
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1983 program book cover



Maja International 1983
1983 December 5
Quality Inn Royal Haitian Hotel, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
32 participants

Results
1 PERU  Silvia Teresa Higueras Berger
2 HAITI  Rachelle Scott
3 DENMARK  Jette Aabrink (International '84)
4 CANADA  Terry Lee Bailey  
5 VENEZUELA  Marina de la Concepción Rueda Menero

Top 10
COLOMBIA Luisa Angelica Lemaitre Noero
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC  Miriam Mercedes Götsch Peralta
PHILIPPINES Maria Anna Cadiz  
SPAIN Maria del Pilar Palao Ponce
SWEDEN

Awards
Maja Simpatia CANADA
Maja Popularidad HAITI
Maja Fotogenia DENMARK
Best National Costume PHILIPPINES

Remainder
ARGENTINA
AUSTRIA
BAHAMAS Mary Jane Brown
BRAZIL
COSTA RICA  Sigrid Lizano Mejia (International '82, Intercontinental '82)
ECUADOR Jenny Pujol Ramirez
FINLAND
FRANCE Jane Henry
GUATEMALA
HOLLAND
HONDURAS Patricia Lorena Yáñez Pinel
ITALY
JAMAICA Dianne Williams
MEXICO Roxana Charpenel Figueroa
NORWAY Isabell Anderson
PANAMA
PORTUGAL  Cristina Maria Monteiro da Silva
PUERTO RICO
SWITZERLAND
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
URUGUAY
U.S.A.
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Maja International 1984
1984 December 1
Pérez Galdós Teatro, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain
28 participants

Results
1 HAITI  Sophia Guilloid
2 TRINIDAD & TOBAGO  Hazel Francisca Andrade
3 SWEDEN  Jeanette Yvonne Tjernell
4 PORTUGAL   Ana Paula Lopes de Pinto de Bastos
5 SPAIN  Mariló Montero Abárzuza

In Top 10
PHILIPPINES Catherine Jane Brummit

Awards
Maja Simpatia CANADA
Maja Popularidad TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
Maja Fotogenia PORTUGAL
Best National Costume BOLIVIA

Remainder
ARGENTINA Marcela Alicia Alvarez
AUSTRIA  Gabriele Topitsch
BOLIVIA Roxana Gentile Rojas
CANADA Bonnie Johnson
COSTA RICA  Sylvia Portilla Vásquez (Universe '84, Latin America ’84)
DENMARK Marianne Olsen
ECUADOR Miriam Lucia Palacios Cordero
FINLAND Tarja Candelin
FRANCE Myriam Kerourio
GERMANY Friederike Luneburg
GUATEMALA Zenaida Patricia Escobedo Gowans
ITALY Mara Cappelli
MEXICO Mariana Sofia Urrea Stettner (World '84)
MONACO Sylvia Virzi
NICARAGUA Yora Del Socorro Zavala
NORWAY Mona Gustavsen
PANAMA Mariana Fabrega Parada
PERU Mariella Susana Barragán Scavino
PUERTO RICO   Ana Real
SWITZERLAND Gaby Remund
U.S.A. Michele Diane Nemeth (4th RU USA '89, 1st RU Oktoberfest '89)
VENEZUELA Ana Rosa Abad Perdomo

Did not compete
COLOMBIA Marta Liliana Ruiz Orduz (International '83)  
JAMAICA Susan Camille Holman (just before the date of her departure to Las Palmas the Miss Jamaica organizers discovered that she had married and moved to Cayman Islands, and there was not enough time to pick a replacement)
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1985 program book cover



Maja International 1985
1985 November 30
Jean Pierre Complex, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
35 participants

Results
1 SWEDEN  Maria Linda Lindqvist
2 ITALY  Paola Ducci  
3 PHILIPPINES  Maria Luisa de Asis Gonzales  
4 COSTA RICA  Rosibel Chacón Pereira (Universe '85, winner Banana '85, Asia-Pacific '85)
5 JAMAICA  April Adena Parchment

In Top 10
SPAIN Maria del Carmen Carrasco García de la Torre (Latin America '86, SF All-Nations '89, World '90)

Awards
Maja Simpatia AUSTRIA
Maja Popularidad TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
Maja Fotogenia ITALY
Best National Costume PHILIPPINES
Maja Literatura PANAMA
Maja Painter COLOMBIA

Remainder
AUSTRIA Barbara Schabus  
BAHAMAS Rionda Yvette Deleveaux
BARBADOS Elizabeth Dana Wadman (Universe '85, World '85)
BERMUDA Biaget Hall
BOLIVIA Olga Roxana Burgos
CANADA Jennifer Frances Bruno (Asia-Pacific '84, International '85)
COLOMBIA Liliana Margarita Serrano Ochoa
DENMARK Anne Birgitte Juhl
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC  Jeanette Elizabeth McCollum Sanlley
ECUADOR Mónica Lucia Jalil
FINLAND Outi Annika Höylä
FRANCE Geraldine Cruel
GERMANY Ines Gatz Assmann
GREAT BRITAIN  Joanne Patricia Moore
GREECE Evangelina "Elsi" Mantzana
GUATEMALA Alma Verónica Velásquez
HONDURAS Gloria Jacqueline Aguilar
MEXICO Alicia Yolanda Carrillo González (World '85)
MONACO Beatrice Villa
NORWAY Heidi Aasheim
PANAMA Glorisabel Garrido Pardo  
PARAGUAY
PERU Maybe Barrionuevo
PUERTO RICO  Yanina Irene Vásquez
ST. LUCIA  Cleopatra Hall
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO  Maxine Euphemia Albarado
URUGUAY Elvira Beatriz Millagos
U.S.A. Terry Diane Anderson
VENEZUELA Leonor Josefina Montiel Parra
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Maja International 1986
1986 October 25
Clube Campestre de Yucatán, Mérida, Mexico
35 participants

Results
1 BRAZIL   Leila Rosana Leal Bittencourt (SF World '85)
2 GREECE  Peggy Dogani
3 VENEZUELA  Clara Catherine Taormina Severino
4 MEXICO  Maria de Lourdes Lorel de Mola Gomory
5 PUERTO RICO   Olga Iris García Vincent

Top 10
COLOMBIA Carmen Cecilia Escobar Capella
FINLAND Nina Marie Koukkula
FRANCE Myriam Barbero
HONDURAS Sandra Natalie Navarrete Romero
NORWAY Christel Liau

Awards
Maja Simpatia SPAIN
Maja Fotogenia FRANCE
Best National Costume PHILIPPINES
Maja Talent PHILIPPINES

Remainder
ARGENTINA Alejandra Maria Padilla
AUSTRIA  Elisabeth Brezina
BAHAMAS Dianne Jacqueline Pinder
BOLIVIA Sandra Ximena Aliaga Czerniewicz (Young International '83, Intercontinental '83, Latin America '84)  
CANADA Irene Elizabeth Vermuelen (International '86)  
COSTA RICA  Marta Eugenia Pinto Tomás (Banana '87, Wonderland '87)
DENMARK Inge Beck
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC  Margarita Zayas
ECUADOR Rina Guevarra
EL SALVADOR   Virna Passelly Machuca (Universe '87, SF Asia-Pacific '87, 2nd RU Banana '90)
GUATEMALA Maria Carmen Castellanos
ITALY Mirella Storti
JAMAICA Charmain Gammon
JAPAN Miyako Nampei
LEBANON Josiane Haddad (World '87)
NICARAGUA Carmen Isabel Rodríguez
PANAMA Michelle de Alba
PERU Maria Dolores Martínez
PHILIPPINES Maria Cristina Meartha Ramos Recto
PORTUGAL
SPAIN Natividad Pérez Istillarty
SWEDEN Lucia Hurteg
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO  Eastly Bailey
URUGUAY Patricia Rosa Vidal
U.S.A. Sharon Dillon
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Maja International 1987
1987 October 31
Palacio de Convenciones de Mérida, Mérida, Mexico
34 participants

Results
1 ITALY  Carmen Puglifi
2 FINLAND  Tarja Saila Tellervo Musikka
3 URUGUAY  Virginia Andrea Cervieri
4 VENEZUELA  Ludmila Padrino Rojas  
5 HONDURAS   Ericka Aguilera Garay (International '88)

Top 10
DENMARK Charlotte Hoegh
LEBANON Cathy Atanassides
MEXICO Rosa Isela Fuentes Chávez (2nd RU International '87, Globe '88)
PHILIPPINES Maria Luisa Jimenez
SWEDEN Susanne Sahlin

Awards
Maja Simpatia TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
Maja Popularidad JAPAN
Maja Fotogenia DENMARK
Best National Costume LEBANON
Maja Literatura VENEZUELA
Maja Painter PANAMA

Remainder
ARGENTINA Fernanda Jatón Medina (SF Latin America '90)
AUSTRIA  Manuela Tiller
BERMUDA Karla Brown
BOLIVIA Jacqueline Estenssoro Rivero
BRAZIL  Ana Amélia de Paula Carneiro
CANADA Julie Christine McDonald (International '87)
COSTA RICA  Ana Maria Bolaños Aguilar (Universe '87, Asia-Pacific '87, Coffee' 88)
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC  Roxana Diep
ECUADOR Ivonne Vanessa Dieb Vanoni
EL SALVADOR   Ana Julia Gutiérrez (Latin America '83, Wonderland '88)  
FRANCE Virginie Chamley
GREECE Peggy Thanopoulou (International '87)
GUATEMALA Rosa Rodas del Cid
JAMAICA Andrea Nicole Guy
JAPAN Kumiko Ishida   
NICARAGUA Lillyan Romero Urroz
NORWAY Siv Stubsveen
PANAMA Jeannette Chial Granda   
PERU Isabel Quiñones
PORTUGAL  Dulce Maria Pinto Vilas-Boas
PUERTO RICO   Vanessa Casillas Agosto
SPAIN Marianela Arcos Morcillo
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO  Vindira Cheerangie
U.S.A. Sandra Luz Cedillos (Latin America '86)

Withdrew
COLOMBIA Ana Lucia Díaz Granado
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1988 program book cover



Maja International 1988
1988 October 8
Coliseo Ruben Rodríguez, Bayamón, Puerto Rico
34 participants

Results
1 GERMANY  Kathrin Purrucker
2 COLOMBIA  Rosa Inés Mora Villamizar (South America '88)  
3  SPAIN  Eva Maria Ferrando  
4 FINLAND  Minna Kaarina Kittilä (SF International '89)
5 ARGENTINA  Ana Paula Dutil

Top 10
DENMARK Eva Fuel
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC  Rosa Elena Villanueva Monegra (2nd RU Coffee '89, SF Latin America '89)
GREECE Zoi Elmalioti (Europe 85, Wonderland '88, Model of the World '89)
REPUBLIC OF CHINA  Chang Shu-Chuan
VENEZUELA Nidelys Maria Santana

Awards
Maja Simpatia HONDURAS
Maja Popularidad REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Maja Fotogenia SPAIN
Best National Costume PHILIPPINES

Remainder
AUSTRIA  Elizabeth Pfasch
BARBADOS  Ellen Marie Goddard
BOLIVIA Scarlett Gisela Pinto Banegas
CANADA  Linda Marie Farrell (International '89)
COSTA RICA  Ana Carla Muñoz Villalobos
ECUADOR Maria Eugenia Molina Astudillo (Universe '89, Asia-Pacific '89)
EL SALVADOR   Ana Marisa Machuca
FRANCE Christelle Pillot
GUATEMALA Aida Jeannette Gamboa Carrera
HONDURAS Odily Wilson Culotta (Latin America '86, Hispanidad '89)  
ITALY Paola Dirienzo
JAMAICA Wendy Elizabeth Nash
JAPAN Ayako Sato
LEBANON Sylvana Samaha (World '88)
MEXICO Cecilia María Meneses Nájera
NORWAY Anja Merete Myhre
PERU Milagros Velasco
PHILIPPINES Maria Muriel Oleriana Moral
PORTUGAL  Cecilia Rute Afonso
PUERTO RICO   Denise Sepúlveda
SWEDEN Lena Kjellgren
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO  Santrale Perrynal
TUNISIA Amel Griftli
U.S.A. Agnes Córdoba
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Maja International 1989
1989 October 21
Hotel Jaragua, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
32 participants

Results
1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA  Ivana Christova
2 SPAIN  Inmaculada Orellana Royo  
3 PHILIPPINES  Jean Therese Plata Hilario
4  ARGENTINA  Carolina Paola Brachetti Blotta (Universe '87, Banana '88, 4th RU Hispanidad '90)
5 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC  Eizel Maria Puras Ginebra

Top 10
BOLIVIA Eliana Arce Rocabado (Wonderland '88)
COLOMBIA Marcela Renowitzky
MEXICO Patricia Mastache Rodríguez
NORWAY Carina Ericksen
PUERTO RICO   Eileen Char García

Awards
Maja Simpatia ECUADOR
Maja Popularidad THAILAND
Maja Fotogenia SPAIN
Best National Costume JAPAN
Maja Literatura COSTA RICA
Maja Painter NICARAGUA

Remainder
AUSTRIA  Michaela Egirtner
BARBADOS Diana Brathloate
CANADA Lee Ann Bruce (International '90)
COSTA RICA  Cynthia Monge Blanco
DENMARK Anne Katrine Seeberg
ECUADOR Cecilia Niemes Sánchez (Señorita América '92)
EL SALVADOR   Brenda Lorena Morales (Wonderland '88)
FINLAND Tanja Taipale
GERMANY Carmen Kulinski
GREECE Agapi Fountoulaki (Wonderland '87. Queen of Europe '87)
HONDURAS Diana Ortega
JAPAN Michuru Kojima
NICARAGUA Cynthia García
PANAMA Maria Batista
PARAGUAY Maria Luján Oviedo (International '91)
PERU María Mercedes Dapelo Murro
PORTUGAL  Maria José Carvalho
SWEDEN Margareta Okovite
THAILAND  Narisara Suriyawong
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO  Ulria Mohammed
U.S.A. Kristine Diane Feil
VENEZUELA Victoria Blanca Vásquez

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