On Saturday, January 11 (Sunday of Polish time) at the Los Fundadores Theater in Manizales took place the final of Reinado Internacional del Café 2020 pageant. 22 candidates took part in it. Among them was 25-year-old Natalia Piguła from Poland, who took 3rd place and won the title of one of the runners-up! The winner of the competition was 25-year-old Iris Yazminhe Guerra from El Salvador.
This year’s edition of the Reinado Internacional del Café pageant took place on 4-11 January in the Colombian city of Manizales. Traditionally, the competition has been part of the national fair held annually since 1955. In the final of the 49th Reinado Internacional del Café edition, which took place on Saturday, January 11 (Sunday, January 12 Polish time) at the Los Fundadores Theater, took part 22 participants from countries which producing and exporting coffee. The girls presented themselves on the stage in national costumes and evening gowns. The most beautiful woman was selection by the jury, which included – Pilin León – Miss World 1981 from Venezuela, Sorangel Matos – Miss Panama 2007, participant in Miss Universe 2007 and Miss Continente Americano 2007 pageants, as well as designer Ruben Correa.
The winner of the competition was a 25-year-old model and business administrator from El Salvador – Iris Yazminhe Guerra. The Virreina Internacional del Café 2020 title (synonymous with the title of main runner-up) was won by Laura Mojica Romero from Mexico, while Natalia Piguła from Poland came in third place!
(Natalia Piguła – 3rd place in RIC’20, phot. Miss Polski/Instagram)
Natalia Piguła is 25 years old and 173 cm tall. She comes from Łódź. She is a civil engineer by profession. She works as a model. She is also a businesswoman. Her hobbies are snowboarding, roller skating, photography and modeling.
Natalia Piguła has participated in several beauty contests. She won the Miss Polonia of Łódź Voivodeship 2012 pageant and took part in the most prestigious Polish beauty contest – Miss Polonia 2012, where she was promoted to TOP 12. She represented Poland in the Miss Intercontinental 2013 pageant in Germany and was in the TOP 15 of this international competition. Natalia is also Miss of Łódź Region 2019 and 1st Runner-Up in Miss Polski 2019.
(Natalia Piguła in swimsuit and evening gowns, photos: Mikołaj Zacharow/newspix.pl, Marta Macha)
Natalia Piguła is one of four Polish women who have been awarded in the International Queen of Coffee pageant. She repeated the success of Renata Piotrowska, who also took 3rd place in this competition in 2000! Magdalena Szarek came in 4th place in 2001. The closest to the crown was Iwona Wyrzykowska, who took 2nd place and won the Virreina Internacional del Café title in 2010!
(Natalia Piguła during the Reinado Internacional del Café 2020 competition, photos: Miss Polski/Instagram, Natalia Piguła/Instagram)
PHOTO. Miss Polski/Instagram