After her excellent performances durung the pageant, Miss Grand Peru Maria Jose Lora, 27, surpassed all other 76 contestants and won the highest tiltle at the beauty contest.
On her crowning achievement, she said, “this is for my people, especially for everyone in my country suffering from violence. I want to tell them to stand up and not forget your dreams, you can make your dreams possible.”
With her outstanding display, it’s not surprising that Maria Jose Lara won Miss Grand 2017.
The first runner-up place went to Miss Grand Venezuela. Representatives from the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and the Czech Republic came second, third and fourth, respectively.
In the grand finale, Maria Jose Lara contested the swimsuit, evening gown, and Q&A events
She is 1.8 meters and measures 89 – 60 – 89
In her speech at the pageant, she said, “ Peace is indeed the most important topic in the world. Unfortunately it’s almost never talked about. I’m here today to raise my voice on behalf of all of the people that can’t be heart, for every child crying whose little brother or sister is not around anymore, for every parent that has gone through the hardest thing a parent can go through. Why is it so difficult for human kind to live in peace? Tolerance, compassion, and respect should be the foundation of how we live our lives. If I have the honour to be Miss Grand International, I will use my voice to spread the message of peace.”
In the Q&A session, she was asked about issuing a law for punishing war criminals who commit violence around the world. She said, “if I have to issue a law to punish people who create the violence in the world, I will make them understand the pain, suffering and devastation caused by war and violence.”
Her poignant answer helped her to be crowned Miss Grand International 2017.
She has a perfect figure with an outstanding height of 1.8 meters.
The organizing board highly appreciate her for her behaviour and interactions with pepple around her
Peruvian representative Maria Jose Lora, 27, is one of the oldest contestants at the pageant.
Maria Jose Lora is currently a model and manages a famous modelling agency in Peru – L’belle.
She is fluent in 3 languages including English, Spanish, and Portuguese. She is also learning Italian.
She is a talented Salsa dancer
The Peruvian represents the ideal Miss Grand International contestant
She was among the Top 10 favourites in the traditional costume and swimsuite contests in online votes.
The Peruvian representative shone in the traditional costume contest.