One of the biggest and most prestigious beauty pageants of the year – Puteri Indonesia 2020 successfully concluded on March 6, 2020 at Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta, Indonesia. At the coronation gala of the pageant, Indonesia’s representatives to three of the biggest and most prestigious international beauty pageants in the world – Miss Universe, Miss Supranational and Miss International were crowned. The event was graced by the reigning Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi from South Africa; Miss Supranational, Anntonia Porsild from Thailand and Miss International, Bint Sireethorn Leearamwat from Thailand.
At the culmination of this extravagant event, a 23-year-old model, Ayu Maulida Putri representing Jawa Timur was crowned Puteri Indonesia 2020 (Miss Universe Indonesia 2020) by outgoing titleholder, Puteri Indonesia 2019 (Miss Universe Indonesia 2019), Frederika Cull. Ayu Maulida will represent Indonesia at the upcoming edition of Miss Universe competition scheduled to take place in coming months.
At the same event, Putu Aya Saraswati from Bali was crowned Puteri Indonesia Lingkingan 2020 (Miss International Indonesia 2020) and Jihane Almira from Jawa Tengah was crowned Puteri Indonesia Pariwisata 2020 (Miss Supranational Indonesia 2020) by outgoing titleholders Jolene Marie Rotinsulu and Jesica Fitriana respectively.
Puteri Indonesia is one of the biggest and most well-established beauty pageants in the world. The pageant is owned by one of the highest royal families in Indonesia. The pageant is currently being headed by Mooryati Soedibyo. Puteri Indonesia is one of the very few beauty pageants in the world that elects delegates to the big 5 international beauty pageants (The Big 5 international beauty pageants is a group of 5 of the biggest international beauty pageants in the world – Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss Supranational, Miss International and Miss Earth). Puteri Indonesia beauty pageant is regarded as the driving force behind Indonesia’s success in the world of beauty pageants. The pageant is famous for its colossal and star-studded grand finale and awarding some of the most expensive and lucrative prizes to its winners. The pageant is also one of the very few beauty pageants in the world that is graced by several international beauty queens.