Theresa Taouk age 19 won Miss Lebanon Immigrant Australia 2019
by Marcelle Mansour OAM
Congratulations to Theresa Taouk, age 19, for winning the title of Miss Lebanon Immigrant Australia 2019, to the first runner up Cyrelle Balian age 23, and the second runner up Taylor Shalala age 21.
A grand celebration of the Al Mustaqbal (Future) newspaper was held last night on Sunday 7th April 2019 at the Dolton House Jones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont, Sydney, attended by a huge mass of audiences of Lebanese and Arab communities in Australia, and many major sponsors, and supporters
Joe Khoury OAM, the publisher and the Editor, Editor-in-Chief of the newspaper has been proudly presenting the Miss Lebanon Australia Beauty Contest for the last nineteen years, as an important part of the culture of Lebanese Australian beauty.
Seven contestants from Australian Lebanese background were awarded the titles as follows: Cyrelle Ballan age 23 – Miss Model, Elissa Geagea age 20 – Miss Confidence, Rebecca Elbayeh age 27 – Miss Photogenic, Taylor Shalala age 21 – Miss Elegance, Renette Nassim age 26 – Miss Congeniality, Khayla Sweid age18– Miss Friendship, Theressa Taouk age19 – Miss Swimwear.
The ceremony began with the Australian and Lebanese anthem. Suzan Hourany – the Sawtelghad Radio Broadcaster- effectively performed the MC of the event. The program included speeches, entertainers and singers, and the event was of great success as usual.
Congratulations to all the hard-working team including Joe Khoury OAM – the director of Miss Lebanon Australia, and Moni Gabrielle – the event’s head of beauty who has been working hard for many years to meet a big challenge for every year to come.