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Miss and Mister Supranational Thailand 2021 revealed

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Thailand's representatives for the Miss and Mister Supranational 2021 have been officially announced. A 26-year-old public relations and image management graduate of Bangkok University, Benjarat Akkarawanichsil Aebi, was named Miss Supranational Thailand 2021. She succeeds Anntonia Porsild, who is currently the reigning Miss Supranational. The Mister Supranational Thailand 2021 title was designated to Nipun Kaewruan. He is a 19-year-old athlete and aerospace engineering student at Kasetsart University. Benjarat and Nipun will represent "The Land of Smiles" at the Miss and Mister Supranational 2021 final this August in Nowy Sacz, Poland. Photos: Supranational Thailand / Instagram

No more minimum height requirement for Miss Universe Philippines 2021 pageant

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Miss Universe Philippines organization has finally got rid of its minimum height requirements for this year's competition. Maria Thattil, Miss Universe Australia 2020 and 69th Miss Universe Top 10 placer, has lauded the national organization for changing its rules. The age requirement was also adjusted. Although the minimum age is still 18 years old but entrants should be under 28 years old at the time of the national pageant. Other requirements stayed the same. Entrants must be Filipino citizens and Philippine passport holders, at least a high school graduate and female, who has never been married nor has borne children. National director Shamcey Supsup-Lee's statement in an interview regarding transgender women became controversial. She said that they will accept transgender applicants as long as they can provide legal proof of being female and have already gone through reassignment surgery. The organization has yet to announce the final date and venue for Miss Universe Phili

Miss Earth Thailand 2021 holds press conference, final to be held in August

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Miss Earth Thailand organization headed by Dr. Sirikan Onsonkarn of Siri Hotel Group held a press conference in Bangkok on Tuesday, June 8 to kick off Miss Earth Thailand 2021. The upcoming competition is going to be the first-ever national pageant for Miss Earth in Thailand under the new franchise holder. Applications are now open until June 30 and the announcement of the 30 finalists will be on July 10. The final competition will air live on PPTV this August 8 from the SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok. At the end of the event, two-time Miss Earth delegate and Top 20 semi-finalist Teeyapar "Nampetch" Sretsirisuvarna will crown her successor who will represent Thailand at the Miss Earth 2021 international pageant later this year. Miss Earth Thailand officials with former titleholder and Miss Earth 2013 Top 4 finalist Punika "Polly" Kulsoontornrut and Miss Earth Thailand 2019-2020 Teeyapar "Nampetch" Sretsirisuvarna Photos: Miss Earth Thailand

Mister Supranational India 2021 is Rahul Rajasekharan

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Rahul Rajasekharan has been officially named Mister Supranational India 2021 on Tuesday, June 8. Mister Supranational India 2019 Varun Verma made the announcement via social media. The actor and model, who was born and raised in Bangalore, holds a bachelor's degree in business administration. He was first runner-up to Mr India 2015 and eventually Mr World 2016 Rohit Khandelwal. Rahul will now prepare to represent India at the Mister Supranational 2021 competition in Poland this August. "Thank you [Mr India] for giving me an opportunity to represent India at the Mister Supranational," he shared online. "It's a huge responsibility. Will make sure I give my 100%. Thanks again for believing in me and for all the love pouring in. Let’s go India." Photo: Mr India / Instagram

Miss Slovensko 2021 finalists announced, final to be held in August

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The official finalists of the 26th Miss Slovensko competition (Miss Slovensko 2021) were revealed last month at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Bratislava. Twelve beauties will be vying for the national title during the final competition on August 7. The prestigious event will be broadcast live on TV JOJ. The next Miss Slovensko will succeed Leona Novoberdaliu and is expected to represent Slovakia at the Miss World 2022 pageant. Meet the 12 official finalists: Soňa Matiová Barbora Minárová Sophia Hrivňáková Sylvia Šulíková Gréta Sobeková Ester Porubcová Jana Vozárová Júlia Ivanová Barbora Matejková Soňa Vysocká Lucia Nováková Lujza Kalčoková Photos: Petra Ficová / Miss Slovensko

Miss Namibia 2021 is Chelsi Shikongo

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Chelsi Shikongo edged out 14 other finalists to be crowned Miss Namibia 2021 on Saturday, June 5 at the Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino. The 23-year-old beauty from Walvis Bay is an international model, full-time creator, and activist who founded I Can Say No, an empowerment campaign that promotes inclusive education. "I'm overwhelmed, I did not expect this, honestly, and I'm just excited to be representing Namibia as a goodwill ambassador," she said in an interview shortly after winning her title. Annerrie Mare and Michelle Mukuve were the first and second princesses, respectively, while Aurelia Samuyenga and Chane Ann Marshall finished in the Top 5. Miss Namibia organizers have yet to announce if Chelsi will be representing Nambia at Miss Universe or Miss World. Her predecessor, Nadja Breytenbach, was sent to the Miss Universe 2019 pageant. Photos: Miss Namibia

Miss Pakistan World 2021 is Aina Qureishi

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Aina Qureishi has been officially announced as Miss Pakistan World 2021 on Thursday, June 3. She succeeds Miss Pakistan World 2020, Areej Chaudhary. The 23-year-old model from Rawalpindi is pursuing a bachelor's degree in education. She is well-traveled and speaks Urdu, English, Punjabi, German, Chinese, and a little bit of Turkish. Aina is also expected to hold the title of Miss Earth Pakistan 2021 and will represent her country at the Miss Earth 2021 pageant on a date and venue yet to be announced. Photos: Miss Pakistan World / Instagram