Miss Burlesque Australia 2012 Winners
In its third year, the 2012 Miss Burlesque Australia Competition grand final was the biggest yet with a full house, 10 ladies competing for the Miss Burlesque crown and 5 fellas competing in the brand new Mr Boylesque category.
This year, NSW Miss Burlesque Briana Bluebell was the standout performer and was crowned Miss Burlesque Australia 2012. Bijou Belle (VIC wildcard entrant) and Bunni Lambada (NSW wildcard entrant) took out first and second runners-up respectively. As for the boys, the raw and edgy routine from Mr Boylesque VIC Raven took out the title of Mr Boylesque. Johnny Domino (Mr Boylesque WA) and Jolie Mystique (Mr Boylesque SA) were 2 and 3 on the podium.
Briana and Raven have been awarded with over $15,000 worth of cash and prizes, and Briana also received a trip to Las Vegas to attend the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend in June, where she will be performing amongst some of the world's brightest burlesque stars.
Miss Burlesque Australia is one of the world's leading burlesque pageants. The competition has not only crowned this year's ultimate burlesque performers, but also the best all-round performers across Classic, Neo and Unique Burlesque. Key elements of the very best burlesque performances include personality, skill and presentation, each of the category winners (including Miss Burlesque Australia and Mr Boylesque Australia) brought all this and more to the table to take out their titles.