Monday, May 3, 2010

QORY SANDIORIVA (Miss Indonesia)


Birth name: Qory Sandioriva
Birth date: August 17, 1991 (1991-08-17) (age 18)
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
Height: 173 cm (5'8")
Eye: color brown
Hair: color black
Title(s): Puteri Indonesia 2009 automatically titled as Miss Indonesia Universe 2010
Major competition(s): Puteri Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, Puteri Indonesia 2009 (winner),
Miss Universe 2010

The country Indonesia will be represented by an 18 year old Muslim beauty. Qory Sandioriva was born in Jakarta, Indonesia to a Sudanese Father and an Acehnese mother. Sandiorova also attended the Azhar School for her elementary and secondary education. During High School, she joined the Pencak Silat and choir team for her school and luckily won a choir competition. Sandioriva is presently a student of the University of Indonesia Majoring in French Literature.

Participation of Sandioriva in Puteri Indonesia 2009 (Miss Indonesia 2009) was a notorious because she was representing the province of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam. Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam was a conservative Muslim Province ruled by Sharia Law. Precedent representayives of this province alwaysworn a headscarf as part of their tradition, but Sandioriva did not. Later, she explained that even though she did not wore any headscarf, she will still upheld traditional values and morals to her country-just like the Acehnese heroine Cut Nyak Dien, Sandioriva’s deity.

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