The first “Miss World” Turkish girl: Keriman Halis Ece
Women’s beauty in the past;
According to Homer’s Iliad, the first beauty contest in history was held in 2000 BC on Mount Ida, known today as the Kaz Mountains. Competitors are Eris, Hera, Athena and Aphrodite. Each of the beauties make suggestions to Paris to choose him, and Paris gives the apple in his hand to Aphrodite (Venus). After the contest, Paris kidnaps Helen with the help of Aphrodite and causes the Trojan War.
Greek mythology and woman;
The first “woman” known in Greek history is Aphrodite.
It is the oldest and largest beauty contest organization in the world. It was held for the first time in 1925 at Melek Cinema Hall in Istanbul, Beyoğlu. Ms. Araksi Çetinyan, who works as a screener in the same cinema, won the competition. However, the press enlarged the incident and, by writing against it, claimed that Araksi Çetinyan was favored for being a person working in the cinema. The contest was then ignored. Halil Demiral, the organizer of the contest, registered his name as Charlie See after he went to the USA. It was first organized in Winnipesauke Garden, near Boston, in the summer season as part of the dance competition during motor races. The contest moved to Hollywood after 1940. Since Charlie See’s death in 1949, Li Sun has been leading the competitions. Originally from Malaysian, Li Sun died in 2007 in California.
The competition from international registrations in 1988, after 1970 began to organize in the international final of Turkey. Süha Özgermi, who is famous as the National Capkın, has made a career until the honorary president of the competition organization. In 1997, it was sponsored by the beauty contests organization Turkish Casino Business Line and organized many magnificent events around the world. Albania’s capital, with the agreement for a branch of the international finals of the Turkish casinos until 2003, after the closure of a law enacted by the government organization that regulates 2004-2009 in Turkey and moved to Tirana. The contest, which has been going to TRNC since 2010, has been held in this country with a three-year agreement. The competition organization is currently RCA Global Entertainment Co. is doing business under the name. The President of the Society, Mr. Rasim Aydin is also the sole owner of the Miss Globe International and Miss Globe National competitions in the world. This right of ownership covers 157 countries. Miss Globe International®, beauty queen of 2010, Miss Globe Spain, 2011 crown and title holder Yenife Solis Duran won the title. The final competition for 2011 was held on 13-23 November 2011 at Kaya Artemis Hotel in TRNC. The winner was Nina Elise Fjalestad for Norway. In 2012, the contest was held in the Golden Tulip Hotel in the capital Nicosia in TRNC. Borajet, Energy Dring, Rixos Premium, WOW hotel chain, Reina Club and Jolly Tour supported the competition. Jakelyne Oliveira De Silva, competing for Brazil, won the competition.
Miss Eurovision International;
Although beauty contests are one of the most discussed topics in terms of ethics, the benefit they provide in terms of country and sponsor company promotions is an indisputable phenomenon. The best example of this is that Venezuela is known for its first places in beauty contests rather than its natural resources and political stance.
The Miss Eurovision beauty contest is owned by Teksen Burakhan Işıklı with the trademark patent obtained from TPE in 2008 and its founder is Ayhan Işıklı. It is a 100% Turkish brand and has only one license all over the world.
All over the world, as in many beauty pageant organization in Turkey is realized. The high number of competitions led to a decrease in the support of the official authorities and the private sector instead of increasing the movement and competition in the sector. The biggest awareness of the Miss Eurovision beauty contest is the transparent voting system TVS and the smartphone voting MİSSEUROVİSİON.
Under all these current conditions, “Miss Eurovision”, which will be held for the first time this year but will be a strong Turkish brand all over the world in the future, has joined the sector.
Other beauty contests;
Miss Intercontinental (since 1971)
Miss Asia-Pasific International (since 1968)
Miss Tourism Queen International (since 2004)
Miss Teen International (since 1993)
Miss Latin America (since 1983)
Miss America (since 2006)
Miss Tourism World (since 1993)
Miss Hawaiian Tropic (since 1984)
Miss Bikini International
Mrs. World (since 1985)
Miss Europe (since 1928)
Miss Scandinavia (since 1962)
Miss Baltic (since 1991)
Beauty Of The Year
World Disabled Beauty Contest
Woman beauty contest criticism;
According to those who criticize beauty contests negatively, these contests advocate the idea that young girls and women should be evaluated according to their physical appearance. This causes women to spend money and time on fashion, cosmetics, hair and even plastic surgery to achieve these beauty standards; It increases the pressure on women. According to critics, some women also harm their health through diets that they consume for physical beauty.