Miss Colombia 2008 Was Crowned!

Taliana Maria Vargas Carrillo (photo, left), Miss Magdalena, was crowned Miss Colombia 2008 in the traditional beauty pageant held in Cartagena de Indias. Taliana, the first representative of Magdalena to win the Colombian national title, was a press favorite since the very beginning. She will now get ready to represent her country at Miss Universe 2008 beauty pageant. to be held in Nha Trang, Vietnam.

Taliana is 19, 1.75 m tall and a student of Journalism in the United States, where she resides.

The 1st runner-up was Miss Santa Fe de Bogota, Maria Cristina Diaz Granados (photo, right), a favorite among pageant fans in the internet. She was crowned "Virreina" and "Miss Colombia International 2008" and will represent Colombia in Miss International Beauty Pageant 2008 in Macau.

Congratulations and best of luck to both winners!


"To God be the Glory".