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Encyclopedia > Alice Panikian
Alice Panikian

Born: May 23, 1985 (age 21)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Occupation: model
Website: http://www.alicepanikian.com

Alice Panikian (born May 23, 1985 in Sofia, Bulgaria) is a Canadian model who was crowned Miss Universe Canada on March 21, 2006. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 315 × 599 pixel Image in higher resolution (394 × 749 pixel, file size: 97 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)Alice Panikian I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Position of Sofia in Bulgaria Coordinates: Country Bulgaria Province Sofia-City Mayor Boyko Borisov Area    - City 1,310 km²  - Land (?) km²  - Water (?) km² Elevation 550 m Population (15 September 2006)  - City 1,246,791  - Density 907/km²  - Metro 1,377,761 Time zone EET (UTC+2)  - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Position of Sofia in Bulgaria Coordinates: Country Bulgaria Province Sofia-City Mayor Boyko Borisov Area    - City 1,310 km²  - Land (?) km²  - Water (?) km² Elevation 550 m Population (15 September 2006)  - City 1,246,791  - Density 907/km²  - Metro 1,377,761 Time zone EET (UTC+2)  - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC... Photograph of the once famous model Dovima A model is a person who poses or displays for purposes of art, fashion, or other products and advertising. ... Miss Universe Miss Universe Canada is not related to the previous Miss Canada. ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


At 6'0" (1.83 m)[1] she is not only the tallest major national titleholder in Canadian history, but also had earned a significant amount of attention from the world press as one of the strongest candidates to succeed to then-reigning Miss Universe, Natalie Glebova, also from Canada. As no country has ever won the title back-to-back, Panikian had a significant historical hurdle to jump despite many pundits who argue that she was an even stronger candidate than her predecessor. Alice did not become Miss Universe 2006 (that honour went to Zuleyka Rivera of Puerto Rico), but she did finish in 6th place. Logo of the Miss Universe event. ... Natalie Glebova, (born November 11, 1981) is a Russian - Canadian beauty queen who has held the title Miss Universe 2005. ... Zuleyka Jerris Rivera Mendoza (born October 3, 1987 in Cayey, Puerto Rico, but raised in Salinas, Puerto Rico) is a beauty queen who has held the titles Miss Puerto Rico Universe and Miss Universe 2006. ...


Alice enjoys writing short stories, and her hobbies include volleyball and yoga. She considers her idol to be popular African-American talk show host Oprah Winfrey and wishes to have a positive impact on people's live just as Oprah has. Languages Predominantly American English Religions Predominantly Christianity and Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... Oprah Winfrey, (born January 29, 1954) is a multiple-Emmy Award winning host of The Oprah Winfrey Show, the highest rated talk show in television history. ...


Panikian is of Bulgarian and Armenian ancestry, and came to Canada with her parents when she was five years old. Panikian is in her second year at York University majoring in English and Communications. She currently resides in Toronto, Ontario as she aspires to become a broadcast journalist or a TV show host. York University, located in Toronto, Ontario, is Canadas third-largest university. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ...


Before becoming Miss Universe Canada, Alice represented Canada at the 2006 Reinado Internacional del Café or International Queen of Coffee pageant, held in Colombia on January 9, where she became the first ever winner.


She also took the "Miss Photogenic" and "Best in Swimsuit" awards at the Miss Universe Canada Pageant.[2]


References

  1. ^ http://www.alicepanikian.com/biography/index.html Official website bio
  2. ^ "Alice Panikian, New Miss Universe Canada 2006", Women Diary, 31 March 2006

March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

External links

  • Official site
Preceded by
Natalie Glebova
Miss Universe Canada
2006
Succeeded by
Inga Skaya

 
 

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