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Miss Mundo Chile 2021 is Carol Drpic

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Miss Patagonia, Carol Drpic, was crowned Miss Mundo Chile 2021 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Santiago last June 26. The 21-year-old kinesiology student and classical ballet dancer will represent Chile at the Miss World 2021 pageant to be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico this December. "Thank you for helping me make this dream possible. Today I am crowned Miss Chile World 2021 and I will have the honor and responsibility to represent you on December 16 in Puerto Rico," Carol shared on her social media page. "Thanks to those who trusted me and the great team that for two years has been in charge of my evolution, it was hard and honest work that today makes me feel safe in front of this wonderful event," she added. "Now to continue preparing, learning, and enjoying this experience that I am sure that together with you and your support we will achieve great results. Infinite thanks to all of you, I am very happy to wear the name of Chile on my chest. I will giv

Miss Universe Aruba 2021 is Thessaly Zimmerman

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Thessaly Zimmerman was crowned Miss Universe Aruba 2021 last Friday, July 30 at the House of Mosaic in Oranjestad. The 26-year-old social media coordinator holds a bachelor's degree in communication. She succeeds last year's titleholder, Helen Hernandez. "I cannot express how proud I am to be the newly crowned Miss Universe Aruba 2021," Thessaly posted online. "I wanted to thank everyone that made last night possible and believed in me from the start," she added. Thessaly will represent Aruba at the 70th Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2021) competition to be held in Eilat, Israel this December. Photo: Thessaly Zimmerman / Instagram

Miss International UK 2021 is Evanjelin Elchmanar

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Miss West Midlands, Evanjelin Elchmanar, was crowned Miss International UK 2021 in a glittering competition held at the the Park Hall Hotel in Lancashire last July 23. The 21-year-old beauty of Sri Lankan descent and former Miss Teen Great Britain succeeded previous winner and Miss International runner-up, Harriotte Lane. Heather Hopkins and Kassandra Barker were the first and second runners-up, respectively. Evanjelin will now prepare to represent the United Kingdom at the 60th Miss International beauty pageant in Japan. Photos: Brian Hayes Photography

Miss Universe El Salvador 2021 is Alejandra Gavidia

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Alejandra Gavidia was crowned Miss Universe El Salvador 2021 during the Reinado de El Salvador 2021 competition held on Thursday, July 29 in San Salvador. The 25-year-old beauty bested six other finalists to succeed last year's titleholder, Vanessa Velásquez. She holds a bachelor’s degree in public administration and government and a master’s degree in image consulting and political consulting. Alejandra will represent her country at the 70th Miss Universe pageant to be held in Eilat, Israel later year. El Salvador has yet to win its first Miss Universe. Its highest placement was first runner-up in 1955 courtesy of Maribel Arrieta. Photo: Reinado De El Salvador / Facebook

Miss Earth 2021: Meet the delegates from Montenegro, North Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

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The representatives of Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Miss Earth 2021 pageant have been crowned on July 24 in Banja Luka. Ines Radoncic, who recently completed a BA in International Business and Finance at the International University of Sarajevo, was named Miss Earth Bosnia and Herzegovina 2021. Andrijana Nina Delibašić, a law student and a professional model, clinched the Miss Earth Montenegro 2021 title. Ana Brzanova, A 21-year-old financial management student and cancer survivor from Gevgelija, won the title of Miss Earth North Macedonia 2021. Philippines-based Miss Earth organization has yet to announce the date and venue of this year's competition. Photos: Miss Earth / Facebook

Miss Universe Curacao 2021 is Shariengela Cjintje

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Shariengela Cjintje bested seven other finalists to be crowned Miss Universe Curacao 2021 in a national competition held on Saturday, July 24 at the Curacao Marriott Beach Resort in Willemstad. The 28-year-old beauty was born in the Netherland and holds a master's degree in law. She authored a book "Release Your Amazon" and hopes "to inspire every woman and girl to live their dreams and every step I take is directed towards that goal." Shariengela succeeds last year's titleholder and Miss Universe 2020 Top 21 placer, Chantal Wiertz, and will now prepare to represent her country at the Miss Universe 2021 pageant in Eilat, Israel this December. Photo: Curacao Beauty Pageant Committee / Facebook

Miss Supranational Philippines 2021 is Dindi Pajares

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Dindi Pajares of Orani, Bataan has been officially announced as Miss Supranational Philippines 2021 on Saturday, July 24. The 28-year-old international flight attended and Philippine Air Force (PAF) reservist was voted by her fellow Miss World Philippines contestants. Miss World Philippines 2021 was scheduled to be held on Sunday, July 25 at Okada Manila but moved to August 8 due to the COVID-19 restrictions. The newly appointed Miss Supranational Philippines will represent her country at the Miss Supranational 2021 pageant in Poland this August. Photos: Ryan Agustin, Charvin Valdez Torne / Miss World Philippines Organization

Israel to host the 70th Miss Universe pageant

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For the first time in history, the 70th Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2021) pageant will be hosted in Israel. Israel's Tourism Ministry and the Miss Universe Organization (MUO) made the official announcement on Tuesday, July 20. A Middle Eastern country on the Mediterranean Sea, Israel is regarded by Jews, Christians, and Muslims as the biblical Holy Land. "Israel has been on our shortlist of host countries for a number of years due to its rich history, beautiful landscapes, myriad of cultures, and appeal as a global tourist destination," the MUO President Paula Shugart said. The international pageant is set to take place this December in the country's southernmost city of Eilat, a southern Israeli port and resort town on the Red Sea, near Jordan. It is renowned for its spectacular combination of the surrounding desert landscape, the beautiful bay, and the summer sun that shines all year round. Mexico's Andrea Meza will crown her successor at the end of the event t

Miss Earth Japan 2021 is Konatsu Yoshida of Hokkaido

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Miss Hokkaido, Konatsu Yoshida, was crowned Miss Earth Japan 2021 in a national pageant held on Tuesday, July 20 in Tokyo. The 26-year-old professional ballet dancer studied art in Berlin, Germany, and joined the Hamburg National Theatre. She aspires to become a model and actress in the future. Aomori's Haruka Miura placed second while Mari Fujita of Osaka and Rina Takehara of Tokyo completed the Top 4 finalists. They were named Miss Air, Water, and Fire, respectively. The new Miss Earth Japan bested 26 other finalists during the competition. She will now prepare to represent Japan at Miss Earth 2021 later this year. Last year's winner and Miss Earth 2020 Top 20 semi-finalist Anna Tode crowned her successor at the end of the event. Photo: Miss Earth Japan / Facebook

Filipina beauty queens grace Harper's Bazaar Vietnam 10th anniversary cover

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Four former Filipina beauty queens appeared on the 10th anniversary cover of Harper's Bazaar Vietnam. Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, Miss World 2013 Megan Young, Miss Earth 2015 Angelia Ong, and Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa have gathered for the first time on the fashion magazine cover. The Philippines is the second country after Venezuela with the highest number of winners on major beauty competitions in the world including four Miss Universe, one Miss World, six Miss International, and four Miss Earth. Photos: BJ Pascual / Harper's Bazaar Vietnam