The 24-year-old Rahima Dirkse, model from Rotterdam was elected Miss Netherlands 2018 at the AFAS Circus Theater in Scheveningen on Monday evening. She takes over the title from the winner of 2017, Nicky Opheij.
Rahima was chosen from twelve finalists. Her runner up was Nina van den Broek. Rahima will represent the Land of the Windmills at the next edition of Miss Universe.
The final show was presented by Kim Kötter and Viktor Brand. In the jury were Albert Verlinde, photographer William Rutten and Zoey Ivory, who in 2016 was crowned Miss Netherlands. The theme this year was ‘goddesses’.