The candidate from the state of Piauí, Monalysa Alcântara, was the winner of the Miss Brasil Be Emotion 2017 contest also known as Miss Brasil or Miss Universe Brazil, held this Saturday (19) at the Teatro Vermelhos, in Ilhabela, São Paulo coast.
In an event with a presentation by Cássio Reis, the beauty bested 26 other contestants to win the coveted the coveted crown and will now represent her country in the Miss Universe. 18 years old Monalysa is 1.77m tall and is an administration student. Monalysa is the third black woman to win the contest. In 2016, the winner was the candidate of the state of Paraná, Raissa Santana, second black to win the competition.
In the question and answer phase, the new Miss Brazil had to answer its strategy to represent Brazilian beauty internationally. “My strategy will be to be myself: a northeastern woman, who has gone through many things, many pains that made me who I am today, I will be myself. “
In second place was the model and student of financial management Juliana Mueller, 25 years old, representative of Rio Grande do Sul. The third place was also model and engineering engineering student Stephany Pim, 23, who represented Espírito Santo.