Javidan Gurbanova was crowned as new Miss Azerbaijan in a pageant held in Baku in June 8. Lala Mamedova is the first runner-up while Rena Imamalieva  is the 2nd runner-up. Javidan who stands 5’10.5″ and is 23 years old and will compete at the Miss Universe 2014 pageant.


Azerbaijan debuted at the Miss Universe pageant last year with Aysel Manafova as the country’s Mpule – a missosology term given to a woman who ended the long non-placement or non-participation of a nation.