Miss Puerto Rico Heilymar Rosario, was crowned Miss Intercontinental 2016 last week. Miss Sri Lanka Tracy Zylva came first runner up, while the second runner up was Miss Ghana, Silvia Commodore.
Conceptualized by Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, the pageant featured over 70 contestants from around the world. The pageant in its 45th year, boasts the most beautiful women from across all continents. This is the first time that a globally-reputed pageant of such magnitude was held in Sri Lanka, and the first time in 20 years such a pageant was held in South Asia.
Apart from the beauty pageant, the event featured many celebrities, international artist and an exclusive after party. The pageant featured performances by global reggae fusion sensation, Apache Indian and Patricio Arellano.