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Mariem Claret Velazco

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Velazco is a Venezuelan model who was crowned Miss Venezuela International 2017 and represented Venezuela at the Miss International pageant in Tokyo, Japan where she was crowned as Miss International 2018. The competition was a strong field of 77 delegates.

Her win gave Venezuela its 8th Miss International crown, the highest number of titles won by a single country in the entire history of the pageant. During the pageant, Mariem gave a speech on her wish to promote reading and education among children. She succeeded Kevin Lilliana of Indonesia.

Velazco competed as Miss Barinas 2017, one of 24 finalists in her country's national pageant. She was awarded Best Style and Miss Photogenic awards at the final show of Miss Venezuela 2017.

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    November 9, 1998

  • Anzoategui, Venezuela

Talent

Piano

Pageant Platform

Promote reading and education among children. "I firmly believe in the power of dreams to change societies and think if everyone of us takes on the duty of reading a story to a child, that child will be more educated and the world will be happier."

What is the Occupation of Mariem Claret Velazco

Professional model

Why start competing in pageants

"In Venezuela, I have devoted a great part of my time serving as a storyteller for less favored populations, and I’m living proof that reading is the way towards knowledge. My goal as Miss International is that every child around the world have access to books that speak about tolerance, respect, and happiness," she said.

FUN FACTS about Mariem Claret Velazco

Velazco was crowned Miss International 2018 on her 20th birthday.

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