Yara El-Khoury (Lebanon) | Miss World 2011

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Miss World 2011

Candidates | Contestants


Miss Lebanon

Yara El-Khoury

Age: 19

Height: 1.76m

Hometown: Beirut

Language(s): Arabic, French, English & Spanish

Notes: Yara El-Khoury is the reigning Miss Lebanon 2011. She also competed in Miss Universe 2011 beauty competition.

Yara is currently in her second year of University studying media and communications. Her future ambition is to have her own television programme which discusses social problems among young people. In her spare time, Yara enjoys zumba and oriental dancing.

Tell us a little something about your Country ?
My country is the cedar's land, Lebanon. It has amazing historical and touristic venues from the capital Beirut to Byblos, my home town, Baalbeck, and Tyr.

Future ambitions ?
To graduate with a BA in Communication Arts, pursue my education in order to have my own TV programme that discusses social problems amongst young people.

Describe yourself
I have had the chance to travel a lot in my life and I have gained so much from each country I have visited, from culture to tradition. This has helped to shape my personality, to be more sociable and down to earth.

Personal Motto?
Where I was born and where and how I have lived in unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest.

Favourite food ?
I enjoy food a lot; I love to try different types of cuisines, savoury dishes more than sweet.

Favourite Music / Books ?
I enjoy all types of music. My favourite book is ‘The Prophet’ by Gibran Khalil Gibran. I like to read stories about women who have struggled in their life.

Do you have any pets ?
Yes, I have a dog.
What is the proudest moment of your life or most memorable day?
Since I was young, I have been a dyslexic student and I have struggled to learn four languages. I had to work as hard as my fellow classmates. I graduated from school with high grades and now excelling in university. I overcame my dyslexia; this is my proudest moment.

Special Talents ?
I have an ability to mix and match colours. My talent has the title, visual merchandiser. I can transform any woman into a woman with character and style.

Any other interesting facts ?
I read a lot about fashion and never miss a movie.

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