- 05 December, 2013
- by Grenada Spot
Vivian Charlott Burkhardt (born January 24, 1986) is a beauty queen who represented Grenada in Miss World 2007 in Sanya, People's Republic of China, where she placed as one of the semi-finalists. Having graduated from The TA Marryshow Community College with an Associate Degree in Natural Science, she has completed her studies as a pre-med student at St. George's University. She received her bachelor's degree in Basic Medical Science, and is currently pursuing her MD at St. George's University.
Vivian, who is half Grenadian and half German, was born in Germany and moved back to the island of Grenada when she was 15 years old. She is fluent in German and English and knows some French. His major interest includes, alternative energy and the environment. His family has established a business called Grensol where the energy is generated by the sun, with great future prospects.
Miss Grenada Word 2007
In April 2,2007 at Saint George's, in Grenada, country which in 1970 gave a Miss World, the beautiful Jennifer Hosten, is back competing in Miss World. In a pageant produced by Mrs. Hosten, Vivian Charlott Burkhardt was crowned Miss Grenada World 2007. She arrived in this event ,as :
- Winner: Vivian Burkhardt
- 1st Runner up: Renee Moses
- 2nd Runner up: Crystal McLawrence
- 3rd Runner up: Michelle Minors
- 4th Runner up: Alyssa Bierzynski
The announcement was made following a magnificent show of pageantry and entertainment of International standard before a packed audience at the G.B.S.S. Hon, Brenda Hood, Minister for Tourism and the Performing Arts, performed the official crowning ceremony.
Vivian also won two special awards: Miss Fitness and People's Choice.
The last time, Grenada has participated in Miss World 1996, when Aria Johnson has competed in India and the Seychelles.
Vivian represented Grenada at the next Miss World Contest in China, in November 2007, together with about one hundred other contestants from all over the world. In the meantime, between her studies at S.G.U., she was undergoing training to prepare the International contest. She said for the contest: "I will do everything I can to fulfill my role, and I hope to bring results to Grenada; I look forward to the challenge".
So Grenada, entry in Miss World 2007, where with the contestants as Jennifer Guevara Campos of Puerto Rico, Vivian Charlott Burkhardt of Grenada, Christine Reiler of Austria and Deborah Priya of Malaysia will be named into top 16 semi-finalist.
In this event, another crown for Vivian was "Miss Beauty of Beach", where she arrive into top 20 finalist, with contestant Reiler Christine from Austria; Chehaima Halima from Belgium; Duarte Regiane from Brasil; Abebe Mihret from Etiopia and Giada Wiltshire from Italy .
After Miss Word 2007, she was the cover of the first edition of journals, as The Caribbean-American Magazine and many TV and many media
Miss of Hamilton
Vivian Burkhardt, has spent some time with Lewis Hamilton, an F1 driver of McLaren-Merceds. The couple spent time at Cannes where Vivian is appeared on covers of popular magazines. During this time spent with Lewis and a group of friends, she was invited by the director George Lucas, and she spent some time in the Principality of Monaco (Belgium), in southern France and in Switzerland. After this period, she returned to the Caribbean for some family commitments. In two years, she became very popular as Miss Grenada World.
Recently Vivian Burkhardt, has participated as Miss at the carnival of "Regina del Las Palmas", in Spain, for the contest of Carnaval 2010.