Cilou Annys is Miss Belgium 2010
18 year-old Cilou Annys from Bruges has been chosen 'Miss Belgium 2010'.
The first runner-up was Lien Aernouts from Averbode (Flemish Brabant). Second runner-up was Binta Telemans from Schaarbeek (Brussels). The Miss Belgium contest was broadcast live from the Knokke casino (West Flanders).
The Miss Belgium pageant, now in its 80th edition, was broadcast live on Sunday evening. Cilou Annys, as the 80th Miss Belgium, accepted the crown from Zeynep Sever. She was chosen from amongst 20 candidates. The 18 year-old brunette studies interpreting and translation (French and Spanish). She was also voted Miss West Flanders.
The final of the Miss Belgium contest was broadcast live on two commercial television stations: one Flemish and one in French. Miss Belgium was chosen by a professional jury (40% of the vote), by tele-voting (40%) and by Darline Devos, the chairwoman of the Miss Belgium Committee (20% of the vote).