Miss Palmela wins Miss Universo Portugal 2023 crown, with 1 dama Miss Guimarães and 2 dama Miss Câmara de Lobos
Thu, Oct 5, 2023: Miss Palmela, Marina Machete has just won over 16 contestants and crowned Miss Universe Portugal 2023 by The Reigning Queen Telma Madeira Miss Universe Portugal 2022 and Top 16 Miss Universe 2022 at the end of The Grand Finale and Coronation Night today on Sunday, October 5th 2023 which started at 9:30pm at the pageant venue Borba Events Pavilion in Borba, Portugal.
Newly crowned Marina Machete Miss Universe Portugal 2023 will represent her country with the national flag at upcoming The 72ND Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador at the pageant venue Adolfo Pineda National Gymnasium (Gimnasio Nacional Adolfo Pineda) on Saturday November 18, 2023 where the reigning Miss Universe 2022, R'Bonney Gabriel will crown her successor at the end of Grand Finale.
New Queen Marina Machete Miss Universe Portugal 2023 is the 81ST Entry to Class of Miss Universe 2023 and The First Portguese Beauty Queen in the era of Dr. Anne JKN.
Get to know Marina Machete
In Marina´s 28 years of life, she has accomplished a lot from a young age, impacting the lives of the ones around her. Since being crowned Miss Universe Portugal, she has inspired many other women and become an inspirational leader devoted to creating real change in society. She believes that kindness and every woman's potential is limitless. She stands for equity and believes that inclusion is the answer to stop intolerance.
• I'm most proud of the challenges I overcame with courage and strength. Leading me to develop humanity and kindness towards others in my life.
• If I could have any superpower, it would be to inspire people to create positive changes around the world.
• I'm inspired by all women who fight for their rights, beliefs, and passions.
• If I had to describe myself in one word it would be authentic.
• I'm happiest when I eat a good pastel de nata.
• I can't live without good humor and a good laugh.
The TOP 8 and Special Award Winners are:
- Miss Beautifully Confident Miss Palmela - Winner
- Miss Popular e Miss Fotogenia Miss Setúbal
- Miss Sesimbra
- Miss Guimarães - 1ST Runner-up
- Miss Odivelas
- Miss Lisboa
- Miss Sintra
- Miss Câmara de Lobos - 2ND Runner-up