Pageant veteran Bianca Maria Padurara was crowned Miss International Romania 2020 during the recently concluded Romanian InfoFashion Festival.

The 28-year-old beauty queen will travel to Japan for the 60th Miss International beauty pageant next year.

Padurara was crowned The Miss Globe 2013 during the pageant held in Albania. In 2018, she won Miss Tourism Global 2018 in Shanghai, China.

“In a world where everything started to have a new shape, I am lucky and thankful to be Miss International Romania 2020,” Paduraru posted on Facebook. “I think Miss International means friendship, team, involvement, personal development and love, all this will define my journey.”

Romania came close to winning its first Miss International crown when Bianca Tirsin finished third runner-up in 2018. Romania currently ranks 78th in Missosology Big5 Ranking. Missosology.Org; Photos from Miss International Romania page