Lebanon crowned a new Queen this week... a beauty queen that is!
Twenty-three-year-old Valerie Abou Chacra was crowned late Monday Miss Lebanon 2015, after beating out 13 other gorgeous contestants in a competitive night of song and dance, reported The Daily Star.
Photo: Valerie sported a magnificent physique during the swimsuit segment of the competition. (Facebook)
The brunette beauty was judged by a glamorous celebrity panel during a ceremony at Casino Du Liban in Jounieh north of Beirut.
Lebanese fashion designer Zuhair Murad, who's famous for dressing up the Arab and Hollywood red carpets, took a seat on the judging panel.
The remaining judges were Miss Lebanon 2004 Nadine Njeim, Miss France 2012 Delphine Wespiser, Lebanese actor Youssef el Khal, photographer Zeina Qassem, Ministry of Tourism representative Richard Far'oun, musician and composer Michel Fadel, L'orient Le Jours's Editor-in-Chief Ziad Mikhwel, Byblos Mayor Ziad Hawwat, reported Elaph news.
Meanwhile, Lebanese superstar Ragheb Alama brought the evening to life with a collection of his biggest hits.
Ragheb Alama with Miss Lebanon 2015 Valerie Abou Chacra. (Facebook/Michel Araye)
As for the runners-up of the evening, those were (in order from first to fourth):
© 2000 - 2019 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)