"Miss & Mister Grande Région, the first international luxembourgish beauty competition!"
One Greater Region and so many nationalities!
The Greater Region, formed by regions from Luxembourg, France, Germany and Belgium and composed by more than 12 million residents, is a strong growing region, with multiple nationalities, cultural facets and talents living inside, which the beauty contest “Miss & Mister Grande Région” wants to reveal.
The beauty contest “Miss & Mister Grande Région” has been created in 2008 by Claus Nehring and Joana Correia. First named « Southend Model Awards », according to the southern region of Luxembourg it has been founded in, and rebranded as “Miss & Mister Grande Région” in 2011 became quickly a well-known contest with a high reputation and was fast appreciated by the regional press. The former version of the MGR internet site claimed over 20’000 visits per month in 2012, it has been replaced by a more modern website in April 2018.
2017, the return of MGR!
After a break of one year the committee of “Miss & Mister Grande Région” presents itself since 2017 in a new configuration thanks to former contestants who wish to continue the MGR adventure and bring the beauty contest with a new image to the next level. The MGR committee is now run by the well-known Luxembourgish model Sonia Gleis, the former president and founder of the contest Claus Nehring stays present as honorary president and consultant.
To be mentioned that this constellation makes the beauty contest “Miss & Mister Grande Région” as well the only Luxembourgish beauty competition with a committee composed and run by Luxembourgish people.
MGR & the Greater Region
The beauty contest “Miss & Mister Grande Région” differences itself from other beauty contests since the beginning because it was and is the only beauty contest in the Greater Region open to every nationality and every culture. As the contest has been created in order to show the fascinating multicultural environment of the Greater Region with its more than 170 different nationalities it’s open to everybody living in the Greater Region. Until today “Miss & Mister Grande Région” remains the first and only international beauty competition in Luxembourg!
THE MGR TEAM
The MGR Team forms the new heart of the “Miss & Mister Grande Région” organization and is complementary to the MGR committee. The Team is composed by different Luxembourgish personalities with various backgrounds. Its goal is to focus on the good organization of the MGR Casting Tour, the final gala and taking care of the contestants.
OUR PAST MGR WINNERS
Since 2008 "Miss & Mister Grande Région" elects and celebrates every year a new Miss & Mister! Discover here our past MGR winners!