Former Contestants

Miss Cuba Former ContestantsThere have been many former winners to the Miss Cuba pageant. Many of the former winners have been models, as well as competed in beauty pageants before and after this competition. A few of the contestants in the Miss Cuba pageant go on to become contestants in the Miss Earth Pageant.

The Miss Cuba Organization started the Miss Cuba Earth Pageant in 2007. This gave Cuba the opportunity to participate in the Miss Earth Competition. By competing in the pageant set forth by the Cuba Organization this gave the contestant who won in 2007 an edge in being the first contestant representing Cuba in the Miss Earth competition to be the first one representing by winning rather than by appointment. The Miss Earth Pageant is held to help the earth and to show the stances of the contestants on several global issues pertaining to recycling, global warming, and pollution.

The person who won Miss Cuba Earth in 2007 was Ariana Barouk. Ariana was in the media for most of her life. Ariana would like to one day open her own public relations firm. Growing up Ariana was seen in many movies and television shows throughout her childhood. She appeared in commercials for big retailers as well as on the Nickelodeon Network as well as the Disney Chanel. At age three Ariana began her pageant career and by age six, a talent agent discovered her. During her school career, her parents told Ariana that she needed to focus on her school career. She took some time off and then returned to acting after high school. She then appeared in commercials as well as music videos. Ariana started her voice training lessons in 2002 and began production on networks in 2003.

Geisy Hernandez was chosen as Miss Cuba Earth 2008 and competed in the Miss Earth Competition. Geisy was born August of 1990 and is a professional model that has been seen in Milan. Twenty contestants competed in the Miss Cuba Earth Pageant in Florida. Geisy would one day like to one day become a Tourism Ambassador for Cuba. She now majors in Tourism at LVCC.