Miss Nicaragua Triumphs:

Sheynnis Palacios wins Miss Universe 2023, making history as the first contestant from Nicaragua to claim the title.

Global Competition:

The 72nd Miss Universe final took place in San Salvador, El Salvador, featuring 84 contestants from around the world.


Anntonia Porsild from Thailand secured the first runner-up position, while Moraya Wilson from Australia took the second runner-up spot.

Top 10 Finalists:

The final also included contestants from Colombia, El Salvador, Peru, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Spain, and Venezuela.

Sheynnis Palacios's Journey:

The 23-year-old, a TV host and model, fulfilled a childhood dream by participating in the prestigious international competition.

Unique Costume:

Palacios showcased a black embellished costume inspired by the Nicaraguan Grackle, a native bird symbolizing her country.

Heartfelt Dedication:

She dedicated her victory to her inner child and all girls aspiring to achieve their dreams, emphasizing the importance of determination and passion.

Nicaraguan Ambassador:

Palacios expressed gratitude for representing her homeland, showcasing its culture, landscapes, identity, and colonial beauty on the global stage