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Miss World Peru 2022 is Jennifer Barrantes

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Jennifer Barrantes, representing the region of Ucayali, was crowned Miss World Peru 2022 on Sunday, September 25 in Lima. The 23-year-old beauty is a commercial aviation graduate, a business owner, and an animal advocate. Apart from winning her title, she also bagged several awards including Best Smile, Miss Yolett, and Top Model. Gianella Paz Pacheco of Callao was named first runner-up while Lucia Arellano of Loreto and Fairus Ore of Lima Centro were announced the second and third runners-up, respectively. Completing the Top 8 finalists were the representatives of Chincha, María Claudia Ghersi Núñez; Junín, Nea Paz; La Libertad, Sofia Armas; and Lima Este, Mariley Vivanco. The new Miss World Peru succeeded Paula Montes and will now prepare to represent her country at the 71st Miss World pageant, whose date and venue are yet to be announced. A total of 16 contestants representing various cities and regions of Peru participated in the event. Since its debut at Miss World in 1959, Peru h

Miss Earth Slovenije 2022: Meet the 12 finalists

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Miss Earth Slovenije 2022 (Miss Earth Slovenia) will be held on Saturday, October 8 at the La Vie hall in Kostanjevica na Krki. A total of 12 finalists were chosen to participate in the upcoming event and one of them succeeds last year's titleholder Asja Bonnie Pivk. The next Miss Earth Slovenije is expected to represent her country at the Miss Earth 2022 pageant in the Philippines this November. Meet the 12 finalists: 1 - Manca Merc 2 - Ines Jaklič 3 - Živa Vrabac 4 - Neža Klemenčič 5 - Patricija Golob 6 - Evelin Sadek 7 - Tiara Križnik 8 - Špela Sever 9- Lea Prstec 10 - Neža Lozej 11 - Neja Prosenjak 12 - Larisa Latič You can vote for your favorites by liking their photos on the official Facebook page “ Miss Earth Slovenia ” and @missearthslovenia on Instagram. The finalists with the most votes will be announced as Miss Internet during the final show. Photos: Tibor Golob Photography / Metropola Media / Miss Earth Slovenija

Miss World Cayman Islands 2022 is Leanni Tibbetts

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Leanni Tibbetts of George Town was crowned Miss World Cayman Islands 2022 on Saturday, September 24 at Harquail Theatre. The 25-year-old aviation management graduate is a pilot and sub-lieutenant at the Cayman Islands Cadet Corps. Apart from winning her national title, she was also awarded Miss Photogenic, Best in Sports, Best in Island Couture, and Best in Interview. Melissa Bridgemohan and Latoya Jackson were announced as the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Deverlee Ramos Bodden and Angelique Copeland were the rest of the finalists. The new Miss World Cayman Islands is also an environmental conservation advocate who lives by the saying "Be the change" and she intends to use her platform to empower women, especially those in abusive situations, and to highlight environmental initiatives. Leanni succeeded last year's titleholder Rashana Hydes and will now prepare to represent the Cayman Islands at the 71st Miss World pageant. View this post on Ins

Miss World Nederland 2022: Meet the 12 finalists

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Miss World Nederland 2022 (Miss World Netherlands) is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, September 28 at the De Koning Party & Events in Amsterdam. A total of 12 contestants were chosen to participate in the upcoming final where one winner will be crowned as the Netherlands' representative in the 71st Miss World pageant. Who will succeed last year's winner Lizzy Dobbe? Meet the 12 official finalists: Alisha van den Berg Alissa van de Lei Amber Koelewijn Fabienne van de Pol Iris can de Mars Jeany Kühr Linda Koers Marianne van Bruinnesen Nakaris Bokshoven Nova Cheyen Robey Bruins Tiarra Kappar To learn more about the finalists and purchase tickets for the finale, visit the Miss World Nederland official website. Photos:  Wim van Wel / Miss World Nederland

Miss Venezuela 2022: 'La Magia de Ser Miss' kicks off with first group of contestants

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"La Magia de Ser Miss" (The Magic of Being Miss) premiered on Saturday, September 24 on Venevisión to learn more about the contestants vying for Miss Venezuela 2022. Hosted by the beautiful Nieves Soteldo and the charismatic Mario Bruno, the show featured the first group of contestants representing Apure, La Guaira, Mérida, Nueva Esparta, Táchira, and Yaracuy. Miss Apure, Luisana Siso - 26, social communicator by profession and enjoys dancing, drawing, and exercising. Miss La Guaira, Andrea Romero - 25, a model and holds a degree in international studies. Her hobbies include drawing mandalas, exercising, going to the beach, and traveling. Miss Mérida, Litzy González - 18, a nursing student who enjoys dancing, walking, reading, and baking in her spare time. Miss Nueva Esparta, Sharon Frontado - 23, has a bachelor's degree in international studies. She enjoys going to Ávila, reading, coloring, listening to music, baking, cooking, and taking care of her plants. Miss Tách

Miss Universe Laos 2022: Meet the Top 20 finalists

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The finalists of Miss Universe Laos 2022 were officially introduced to the media in an official press conference held on Sunday, September 25 at the Crowne Plaza Vientiane.  Twenty of the most beautiful Laotian women are vying for the national title and one of them will represent Laos at the 71st Miss Universe pageant this January in New Orleans, Lousiana. The 5th Miss Universe Laos edition themed "The Change Is Now" will have its preliminary competition on October 6 while the final show is scheduled for October 8. Who will succeed last year's winner Tonkham Phonchanheuang and become her country's 6th representative at Miss Universe? Meet the Top 20 finalists: MUL 01 - Manichanh Sengduangchan MUL 02 - Koutkeo Latthasombath MUL 03 - Lattana Munvilay MUL 04 - Chanvipha Sounsiri MUL 05 - Namtan K. Nampanya MUL 06 - Kannika Syvanglard MUL 07 - Payengxa Lor MUL 08 - Phonevilai Vuechaimoua MUL 09 - Davanh Vongsinghalath MUL 10 - Muithida Karantry MUL 11 - Vilaivan Sengaloun

Priyanka Chopra and Harnaaz Sandhu met at Global Citizen Festival in NYC

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Two trailblazing and highly accomplished Indian women met each other on Saturday, September 24 during the Global Citizen Festival in New York City's Central Park. The Global Citizen, a non-profit organization dedicated to driving change and making an impact, celebrated its 10th year anniversary with former Miss World Priyanka Chopra as host. Nick Jonas' wife also just recently attended as a speaker at the United Nations General Assembly, also in NYC, where she talked mainly about its top agenda this year which is the Sustainable Development Goals. Prior to last night's show, Priyanka shared the behind-the-scenes with the caption: "Global Citizen Festival and the incredible team behind the mission statement take the saying “it takes a village” to another level. Today you will witness everyone’s hard work and united movement to end extreme Global Poverty." Reigning Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu also attended the meaningful event as one of the speakers where she talke

Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2022 Ashley Cariño shares her favorite color in new photos

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Miss Universe front-runner from Puerto Rico Ashley Cariño squeezed in a few latest photos while she is busy preparing for the competition of her life in just three months. Photographed by Fani Miranda, the proud boricua went to social media on Saturday, September 24 to share the stunning shots of her wearing a gown by Laura Saez and the crown by Lido Jewelers. "My favorite color is purple," she captioned in Spanish with a purple heart emoji and added: "It's no coincidence that purple is the mix of blue with red, the colors of my flag. Let violet be a balance between intensity and calm. It stands for dignity, creativity and magic." The 28-year-old aerospace engineer and women in STEM advocate also continued by sharing how grateful she is for how her country has remained calm amid intensity and how they rise together as brothers. Ashley was crowned Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2022 on August 11 in San Juan and this January, she will attempt to win her country's s

Miss International Korea 2022 is Kim Su-jin

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Kim Su-jin, a 25-year-old fashion design graduate and broadcaster from Daegu will represent Korea at Miss International 2022 in Japan. Prior to being appointed as Miss International Korea 2022, she was named first runner-up during last year's Miss Korea pageant. She also has just recently relinquished her reign as Miss Gyeongbuk 2021. Following a 2-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 60th Miss International edition will take place at the Tokyo Dome City Hall on Tuesday, December 13. Since Korea's debut at the Japan-based international pageant in 1960, it has yet to win the coveted title. The country's highest placements so far were two first runners-up finishes in 2000 and 2009. Meet the new Miss International Korea: View this post on Instagram A post shared by 김수진 (@ksjinie_) Photos: @thinkaboutchu / Kim Su-jin / Instagram

Miss Aura International 2022 is Riskyana Hidayat of Indonesia

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Indonesia's Riskyana Hidayat beat over 30 other contestants to be crowned Miss Aura International 2022 on Saturday, September 24 in Antalya, Turkey. The 25-year-old model and entrepreneur succeeded last year's winner from the Philippines, Alexandra Faith Garcia. She is the first Indonesian representative to win the international title. Nanette Indriago of Venezuela was named first runner-up while Yulia Dashkovskaya of Ukraine, Miruna Doldor of Romania, and Carina Proscurnea of Bulgaria were announced the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Aura International is no stranger to pageantry as she was the winner of Indonesian Top Model Makassar 2015, Indonesian Stars Search 2021, and Puteri Indonesia Sulawesi Selatan 2022 second runner-up. Riskyana started modeling at the age of 19, supported her own college education, and proudly established her own fashion business.  The Miss Aura International beauty pageant, formerly known as Miss Kemer International