Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s edition of Miss Brasil pageant was canceled, but the organizers decided to crown a new Miss. The name of the girl, who won the Miss Brasil 2020 title and will represent Brazil in next year’s Miss Universe pageant was announced on Thursday, August 20 during a special event, which was broadcast on social media, internet and television. The crown of the most beautiful Brazilian woman goes to 27-year-old actress and model Júlia Gama!
Although that this year’s final of the Miss Brasil pageant was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the organizers decided to select a girl, who will represent Brazil in next year’s Miss Universe pageant. The coronation of Miss Brasil 2020 took place on Thursday, August 20 during a special event, which held behind closed doors, without public participation, with all precautions. The event was broadcast via social media, YouTube and the Soul TV channel.
The name of the Miss Brasil 2020 winner was announced by Zozibini Tunzi – Miss Universe 2019 from South Africa. According to the information, which she provided, the the winner is 27-year-old actress and model – Júlia Gama!
(Júlia Gama as Miss Brasil 2020, photo: Marcelo Faustini)
Júlia Weissheimer Werlang Gama is 177 cm tall. She is originally from Porto Alegre, but for the past few years has lived in the Guangzhou city in China. She works as a international professional model and actress. As a model she was, among others the face and spokesman of the Balican brand. Previously, she studied chemical engineering on the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.
Júlia’s great passion is sport. She trained figure skating, played volleyball, practiced boxing and judo. But sport is not the only hobby of the beautiful Brazilian woman. Júlia also enjoys cooking, reading books, learning about new places, cultures and languages and being socially active. She is the ambassador for the fight against Hansen’s disease.
Júlia also has a lot of experience in beauty contests! In 2012, she entered to the A Mais Bela Gaúcha state’s competition, which she won. Two years later, she represented the Rio Grande do Sul state in the Miss Mundo Brasil 2014 pageant.
In the national pageant Júlia had a lot of success! She won the Beach Beauty, Top Model and Miss Multimídia mini competitions, and during the grand finale, which took place in August 2014, she won the Miss Elegance and Queen of the South (regional miss) titles. Ultimately, she also reached the crown of Miss Mundo Brasil 2014.
(Júlia Weissheimer Werlang Gama, photos. Marcelo Faustini)
As Miss Mundo Brasil 2014, Júlia represented Brazil in the prestigious pageant of Miss World 2014, which held in November and December in London. During the grand finale, she was promoted to TOP 11. But this is not her only success! Together with the representatives of Guyana, India, Indonesia and Kenya, she also won the Beauty with a Purpose mini competition!
(Júlia Gama during the Miss World 2014 final in London, photos: Miss World)
From now on, Júlia Gama will be preparing to participate in the prestigious Miss Universe 2020 pageant. The international beauty contest will be held in the first quarter of 2021 in the USA.
PHOTO: Marcelo Faustini