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Femina Miss India 2022 is Sini Shetty

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The 58th Femina Miss India pageant was held on Sunday, July 3 at Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai. A 21-year-old Bharatanatyam dancer from Karnataka, Sini Shetty, bested 29 other contestants to win the title of Femina Miss India 2022. Rubal Shekhawat from Rajasthan and Shinata Chauhan from Uttar Pradesh were respectively named the first and second runners-up while Gargee Nandy and Pragnya Ayyagari completed the Top 5 finalists. Last year's winner and 70th Miss World Top 13 placer, Manasa Varanasi, crowned her successor at the end of the event. The new Femina Miss India holds a degree in accounting and finance, and currently pursuing CFA as a professional course. She will now prepare to represent India at the 71st Miss World pageant. Femina Miss India 2022 Top 3 Photos: Femina Miss India

Miss Universe Germany 2022 is Soraya Kohlmann

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Soraya Kohlmann was crowned Miss Universe Germany 2022 in a casting event held on Saturday, July 2 at Holiday Inn Hotel Düsseldorf-Neuss. The 24-year-old former Miss Germany (2017) and business owner who hails from Leipzig succeeds last year's titleholder Hannah Seifer. She will now prepare to represent her country at Miss Universe 2022. Mona Schafnitzl and Roxanna Saiedeh were the rest of the Top 3 finalists while Jelena Tontic and Maren Tschinkel completed the Top 5. "So proud and thankful to represent my country at the Miss Universe competition this year. I still can’t believe it. It’s like a dream come true having the opportunity to raise my voice on such a huge platform," the new Miss Universe Germany shared on social media. Germany has yet to win its second Miss Universe title next to Marlene Schmidt (Miss Universe 1961). The country's last placement was Top 10 with Natascha Börger in 2002. View this post on Instagram A post shared by SORAYA

Miss Côte d'Ivoire 2022 is Marlène-Kany Kouassi

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Miss Sud Comoé, Marlène-Kany Kouassi, bested 26 other finalists to be crowned Miss Côte d'Ivoire 2022 on Saturday, July 2 at Sofitel Abidjan. Nassita Diako and Laurel Gnakpa were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Amy Touré and Paule-Nelly Kouamé completed the Top 5. Reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska, Miss World CEO Julia Morley, and Miss World Europe Anna Leitch were special guests during the event. The new Miss Côte d'Ivoire, a 23-year-old law graduate and model, succeeded last year's winner and Miss World runner-up, Olivia Yacé. She will now prepare to represent her country at the 71st Miss World pageant. Photos: Ramez Aoude Photography / Miss Côte d'Ivoire

Reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska, Miss World CEO Julia Morley and Miss World Europe Anna Leitch visit Cote D'Ivoire

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Reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska has arrived in Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire for the first time together with Miss World CEO Julia Morley and Miss World Europe Anna Leitch. They were welcome at the airport by reigning Miss Cote D'Ivoire and Miss World Africa Olivia Yace, and Comici De Cote D'Ivoire President Víctor Yapobi. It was the first time the 70th Miss World Top 3 beauties were together since their competition in Puerto Rico last March. The official visit to the West African country was to celebrate Olivia's achievement and witness the coronation of Miss Cote D'Ivoire 2022 on Saturday, July 2. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss World (@missworld) Source: Miss World

Miss Supranational 2022: Vietnam, Colombia, Jamaica, Czech Republic and Mauritius win Supra Model of the Year competition

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The Miss Supranational 2022 Supra Model of the Year competition also took place on Saturday, July 2 at Hotel Czarny Potok Resort SPA & Conference in Krynica Zdrój. Five winners were announced and will automatically advance to the final at Strzelecki Park Amphitheater in Nowy Sącz on July 15. They are the representatives from Vietnam, Nguyen Huynh Kim Duyen, Colombia, Valentina Espinosa, Jamaica, Carisa Peart, Czech Republic, Kristýna Malířová, and Mauritius, Alexandrine Belle-Étoile. The winners were respectively named Supra Model Asia, Supra Model Americas, Supra Model Caribbean, Supra Model Europe, and Supra Model Africa. Vietnam Colombia Jamaica Czech Republic Mauritius Photos: Miss Supranational

Miss Supranational 2022: India, Mexico, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Jamaica and Malaysia compete for talent

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The Miss Supranational 2022 talent competition took place on Saturday, July 2 at Hotel Czarny Potok Resort SPA & Conference in Krynica Zdrój. Finalists from India, Ritika Khatnani, Mexico, Regina González, Indonesia, Adinda Cresheilla, Japan, Rina Okada, Philippines, Alison Black, Jamaica, Carisa Peart, and Malaysia, Melisha Lin, showcased their talents during the event. The winner from this round will advance to the final competition at Strzelecki Park Amphitheater in Nowy Sącz on July 15. Photos: Miss Supranational

Miss Mundo Puerto Rico 2022 is Elena Rivera of Toa Baja

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Toa Baja representative Elena Rivera was crowned Miss Mundo Puerto Rico 2022 (Miss World Puerto Rico 2022) during the national competition held on Thursday, June 30 at Centro de Bellas Artes de Caguas. Amanda Pérez Solis of Río Grande and Andrea Carolina Rivera of Lares were the first and second runners-up, respectively. A total of 30 contestants competed for the coveted national title and the right to represent Puerto Rico at the 71st Miss World pageant. Last year's titleholder Aryam Díaz Rosado crowned her successor at the end of the event. The new Miss World Puerto Rico is an 18-year-old fashion model and marketing student. She will now prepare to win her country's third Miss World next to Wilnelia Merced and Stephanie del Valle. Photos: Miss Mundo Puerto Rico

Mister International Philippines 2022 is Myron Jude Ordillano of Parañaque City

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Parañaque City representative Myron Jude Ordillano was named Mister International Philippines 2022 at the grand ballroom of Okada Manila on Monday, June 27. The 23-year-old model and aspiring actor edged out over 30 other contestants to win his title. He succeeds the 2019 winner Levin Carl Arguelles. Mark Avendaño of Biñan, Laguna, Michael Ver Anton Comaling of Leyte Province, Kitt Cortez of San Juan City, and Andre John Cue of Cagayan de Oro City were the first, second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. The new Mister International Philippines is expected to represent his country in the next edition of the Mister International pageant this October, while the first and second runners-up will respectively compete in Mister Global and Mister National Universe. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mister International Philippines (@themisterinternationalph) Photos: Mister International Philippines

Miss Earth 2022: Meet the delegates from Estonia, Norway and Palestine

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The Miss Earth 2022 delegates from Estonia, Norway, and Palestine have been announced by the Miss Earth Organization. Miss Earth Estonia 2022 is Liisi Tammoja, a 20-year-old beauty who studies music. She’s into acting, writing, and the entertainment industry. Her advocacy is to fight against air pollution by planting as many trees as possible. Miss Earth Norway 2022 Lilly Sødal is a 19-year-old mental health and sustainable development advocate from Kristiansand. She is into acting, modeling, and the entertainment industry. Miss Earth Palestine 2022 is a fitness, health coach, and entrepreneur, Nadeen Ayoub. The 27-year-old is also a humanitarian who has worked with charities to help children and families facing poverty. In addition, she is working towards promoting environmental awareness in Palestine. There are already 26 delegates confirmed to participate in the 22nd edition of the pageant whose date and venue are yet to be announced. Source: Miss Earth

Miss Supranational 2022 kicks off with contestants' arrival in Poland

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Around 70 contestants from around the world are expected to compete in the upcoming Miss Supranational 2022 pageant in Nowy Sącz, Małopolska. The international competition kicked off this week with the arrival of contestants. They will go through a series of activities and preliminary competitions prior to the final on July 15 at Strzelecki Park Amphitheater. Early favorites include representatives of South Africa, Vietnam, Poland, Thailand, Colombia, Indonesia, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, Venezuela, and the Czech Republic. Here are some of the arrival photos courtesy of the Miss Supranational Organization: Lesotho, Indonesia, Iceland Philippines South Africa Guatemala Kyrgyzstan Portugal Photos: Miss Supranational

Miss Tahiti 2022 is Herenui Tuheiava

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Herenui Tuheiava bested nine other beauties to be crowned Miss Tahiti 2022 on Friday, June 24 at Mairie de Papeete in the French Polynesian island's capital city. The 23-year-old communication officer succeeds Tumateata Buisson and she is expected to represent Tahiti at Miss France 2023. Taianapa Pambrun was named Miss Heiva 2022 while Taiamani Teiho and Tekua Hapairai Ellacott were the first and second runners-up, respectively. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Herenui Tuheiava (@herenuituheiavaoff) Photos: Miss Tahiti, Herenui Tuheiava / Instagram

Miss Universe Chile 2022 is Sofia Depassier

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US-based beauty Sofia Depassier was crowned Miss Universe Chile 2022 at the Santa Cruz hotel in Colchagua on Saturday, June 25. The Comunidad Extranjera representative is a 24-year-old model, entertainer, and stylist. She is passionate about acting, makeup, and fashion. Sofia will now prepare to represent her country at Miss Universe 2022, possibly later this year. She succeeded last year's titleholder Antonia Figueroa, who has just been proclaimed Reina Hispanoamericana Chile 2022. Chile has yet to win its second Miss Universe title next to Miss Universe 1987 Cecilia Bolocco. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sofia Depassier (@sofiadepassier) Photos: Miss Universo Chile, Catalina Haro / Sofia Depassier / Instagram

Miss International Queen 2022 is Fuschia Anne Ravena of the Philippines

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Fuschia Anne Ravena of the Philippines bested 22 other contestants to win Miss International Queen 2022 in Pattaya, Thailand on Saturday, June 25. The 27-year-old business owner who hails from Bogo City, in the province of Cebu, succeeded Valentina Fluchaire of Mexico. Colombia's Jasmine Jimenez and France's Aëla Chanel were the first and second runners-up, respectively. The representatives of Thailand, Kwanlada Rungrojampam, Venezuela, Sofia Salomón, and Vietnam, Phung Truong Tran Dai were the rest of the Top 6 finalists. Completing the Top 11 were Cambodia, India, Korea, Mexico, and Peru. The new Miss International Queen is the third Filipina to win the beauty title next to Kevin Balot (2012) and Trixie Maristela (2015). Miss International Queen is a prestigious international pageant for transgender women which was established in Thailand in 2004 to advocate awareness and equality for transgenders in society. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mi

Miss Universe Vietnam 2022 is Nguyen Thi Ngoc Chau

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Nguyen Thi Ngoc Chau bested 40 other contestants to win Miss Universe Vietnam 2022 on Saturday, June 25 at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center in Ho Chi Minh City. Le Thao Nhi and Huynh Pham Thuy Tien were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Le Hoang Phuong and Nguyen Thi Huong Ly completed the Top 5 finalists. Reining Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu together with former queens Catriona Gray and Natalie Glebova graced the competition as international judges. Miss Universe Organization President Paula Shugart and CEO Amy Emmerich were also present to witness the glittering show. The new Miss Universe Vietnam is a 28-year-old model from Tay Ninh. She was a winner of Vietnam's Next Top Model, crowned Miss Supranational Vietnam, and placed in the Top 10 at Miss Supranational 2019 in Poland where she earned the title of Miss Supranational Asia. Ngoc Chau will now prepare to represent her country at the 71st Miss Universe pageant (Miss Universe 2022), possibly later thi

Miss Universe beauties Harnaaz Sandhu, Catriona Gray and Natalie Glebova together for the first time in Vietnam

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Ahead of the Miss Universe Vietnam 2022 final competition this Saturday, reigning Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu together with former queens Catriona Gray and Natalie Glebova attended a special conference organized for them on Friday, June 25 at Lotte Hotel Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City. This is the first time for the three Miss Universe beauties together in Vietnam as they were invited to be part of the panel of judges for the national competition. During the conference, they were asked questions related to their experience in the country, their valuable pieces of advice to the contestants, and of course, for Harnaaz, her weight-gain issue, which has already been revealed as due to an autoimmune disorder. These outspoken women, dignified as ever, are true representatives of what Miss Universe is all about, "an inclusive organization that celebrates women of all cultures and backgrounds, women who are forward-thinking and motivated to not just talk about change, but to initiate it.&quo