Miss World Bulgaria
Name : Vanya PENEVA
Age : 23 (pageant year 2011)
Height : 1.78 m
Hometown : Kazanlak
Languages : Bulgarian, English & Russian
Miss World 2011, the 61st edition of the Miss World pageant is scheduled to take place at the Earls Court Exhibition Centre on November 6, 2011 in London. Miss World 2010, Alexandria Mills of the United States will crown her successor at the end of the event.
Vanya is studying Bulgarian Philosophy at University and hopes to become a journalist. She describes herself as positive, sensitive and ambitious. In her spare time, she enjoys going fishing with her father.
Tell us a little something about your Country ?
Katanlak is situated in the Valley of Roses where rose oil (as expensive as gold) is produced.
Future ambitions ?
I want to be a journalist. I’m interested in politics and social activities.
The most important thing to me is family and friends. I’m a very positive, sensitive and impulsive person – a dreamer who believes in miracles.
Favourite food ?
I adore the traditional Bulgarian kitchen. My favourite dish is the Bamica with yogurt. I also like sushi and seafood.
Favourite Music / Books ?
I am a big fan of Umberto Totti, Tiziano Ferro and the Russian group, Lubeh. My favourite book is ‘Anna Karenina’ by Tolstoy.
Do you have any pets ?
Yes, I have a Persian cat named Erika.
What is the proudest moment of your life or most memorable day?
In 2007, I became the Queen of the Valley of Roses in my hometown which is a very important title in Bulgaria.
Special Talents ?
I love gardening, especially growing roses.
Any other interesting facts ?
I love travelling and meeting new people. I can always see something nice in everyone. People find me positive, helpful and sensitive.