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Miss Earth Thailand 2021 is Baitong Jareerat Petsom

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Pageant veteran Baitong Jareerat Petsom was named Miss Earth Thailand 2021 in national competition held in Bangkok on Saturday, September 25. The 28-year-old architecture graduate from the southern Thai province of Chumphon is an environmental ambassador for the Green World Foundation and an advocate for sustainable ocean. She founded Baanbaan to promote a green lifestyle. Baitong will represent her country at the Miss Earth 2021 competition to be held virtually later this year. Miss Earth Thailand competition was held for the first time after an eight-year hiatus. The national organization is currently headed by Dr. Sirikan Onsonkarn of the Siri Hotel Group. Thailand has yet to win the Miss Earth crown. Its highest placements were in 2010 and 2013 with Watsaporn Wattanakoon and Punika Kulsoontornrut who both placed in the Top 4 and bagged the Miss Earth Water title. Photos: Wasunpas Pengsomya / Miss Earth Thailand

Miss Armenia 2021: Meet the Armenian representatives for Miss Universe and Miss World 2021

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Miss Armenia 2021 national competition was held last Tuesday, September 21 in Yerevan where the Armenian representatives for this year's Miss Universe and Miss World pageants have been crowned. A 24-year-old lawyer from Yerevan, Nane Avetisyan, was named Miss Universe Armenia 2021. She will be sent to the 70th Miss Universe pageant in Eilat, Israel this December. Mirna Bzdigian won the title of Miss World Armenia 2021. The 19-year-old student and professional swimmer will represent her country at the 70th Miss World pageant to be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico also in December. Photos: Miss Armenia

Miss Universe Japan 2021 is Juri Watanabe

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Juri Watanabe was crowned Miss Universe Japan 2021 in a national competition held in Tokyo last Wednesday, September 22. The 25-year-old beauty bested over 30 other contestants to win her title and succeed Aisha Harumi Tochigi. She will represent Japan at the 70th Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2021) pageant in Eilat, Israel this December. Juri holds a bachelor’s degree in development economics and international development from the University of California. She is no stranger to pageantry as she won Miss Asia USA 2016 and a Top 10 finalist during Miss World Japan 2019. Photo: Miss Universe Japan

Miss Universe British Virgin Islands 2021 is Xaria Penn

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Xaria Penn was named Miss Universe British Virgin Islands 2021 in a national competition held on Saturday, September 25. The 18-year-old and six-feet tall beauty from Tortola succeeds Bria Smith and will represent the British overseas territory at the Miss Universe 2021 pageant to be held in Eilat, Israel this December. Lia Claxton and Kasaddi Chalwell completed the Top 3 finalists. Photos: Miss Universe British Virgin Islands

Miss Earth 2021: Meet the delegates from Czech Republic, Estonia and Sri Lanka

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Meet the official delegates of the Miss Earth 2021 virtual competition from the Czech Republic, Estonia, and Sri Lanka: Miss Earth Czech Republic 2021 is Adéla Stroffeková. She is a teacher, model, and a physical education graduate from the Univerzita Karlova. Miss Earth Estonia 2021 is 21-year-old Eliise Randmaa, who is currently in her last year of attaining a bachelor's degree in IT systems development and working as a junior development specialist. She is passionate about dancing, makeup, and the environment. Miss Earth Sri Lanka 2021 is 22-year-old Diandra Soysa, who is currently finishing her studies in computer science. She has been working as a part-time model and an absolute nature lover who spends her leisure time gardening along with her family. Source: Miss Earth

Miss Earth 2021: Meet the delegates from Bulgaria, Indonesia, Northern Marianas and Peru

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Meet the official delegates of the Miss Earth 2021 virtual competition from Bulgaria, Indonesia, Northern Marianas, and Peru: Miss Earth Bulgaria 2021 is 28-year-old Yuliia Pavlikova. She holds a doctorate degree in economics and is a member of the Fund for the Protection of Animals. Monica Francisca Khonado was appointed as Miss Earth Indonesia 2021. She is a host and moderator and founded the sustainability project Voice of Nature Indonesia. Crystal Fiona Rio was named Miss Earth Northern Marianas 2021 in a national competition held at the Hyatt Regency Saipan on September 18. The 18-year-old college student is currently working towards her master's degree in psychology. Miss Earth Peru 2021 is Briggitte Corrales, who is a graduate of business and marketing. At 26, she has established her own modeling production and created a beauty pageant for plus-size women to empower them and help them achieve their goals. Source: Miss Earth

Miss Wales 2021: Olivia Harris to represent Wales at 70th Miss World in Puerto Rico

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Olivia Harris was crowned Miss Wales 2021 during the glistening competition held at The Riverfront, Newport on Saturday, September 11. The 18-year-old beauty from Magor succeeds Gabriella Jukes, Miss Wales 2019 who is the longest-reigning Miss Wales in history. She is a model, beauty therapist, and ambassador for Ready, Steady, Go, a charity that supports children with autism. Lauren Parkinson was announced as first runner-up and the second runner-up position was awarded to Emily Norris. "Dreams do come true," said the new Miss Wales. "Today marks another new chapter in my life as I sign my contract as a contestant for Miss World 2021, I am truly blessed," she added. Olivia will represent Wales at the 70th Miss World (Miss World 2021) pageant in San Juan, Puerto Rico this December. Photos: Danielle Latimer / Miss Wales

Miss Belarus 2021: Daria Goncharevich to represent Belarus at 70th Miss World in Puerto Rico

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Daria Goncharevich bested 28 other beauties to be crowned Miss Belarus 2021 at the Palace of Sports in Minsk last Friday, September 10. The 18-year-old model and runway instructor from Minsk fluently speaks Russian and English. She will represent her country at the 70th Miss World pageant to be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico this December. Yulia Mishchenko and Alexandra Popok were named first and second runners-up, respectively. Photos: Miss Belarus

Miss Earth Panama 2021 is Jillyan Chue

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Jillyan Chue, representing Colón, was crowned Miss Earth Panama 2021 in a glittering competition held at the Teatro En Circulo in Panama City on Saturday, September 11. The 25-year-old professional model graduated with a degree in social communication from the Universidad Catolica Santa Maria La Antigua. Jessybel Babikian, Justine De Frias, and Liney Mena were named Miss Earth Air, Water, Fire, respectively, while Nathaly De la Flor Herrera bagged the Miss Of Latinamerica Panamá title. The new Miss Earth Panama succeeds Anayansi De Gracia and will represent her country at the Miss Earth 2021 pageant later this year. Photo: Said Hanafi Krayem / Miss Earth Panama

Miss Ecuador 2021: Susy Sacoto to represent Ecuador at 70th Miss Universe in Israel

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Susy Sacoto, the representative of Portoviejo (Manabí), was crowned Miss Ecuador Universo 2021 in a national competition held on Saturday, September 11 in Quevedo, Los Ríos. The 24-year-old lawyer and medicine student succeeds last year's winner, Leyla Espinoza. She will represent Ecuador at the 70th Miss Universe pageant in Eilat, Israel this December. Valeria Gutiérrez, the representative of the Ecuadorian community in the United States, was the first runner-up and received the title of Miss Ecuador International 2021. She will go to the Miss International pageant in Japan. Runners-up Karla Romero, Génesis Guerrero, Valeri Carabalí will be sent to Miss Charm, Reina Hispanoamerican and Miss Supranational competitions, respectively. Sofia Jiménez Thompson and Melane Rubio completed the Top 7 finalists. Photos: Miss Ecuador