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Miss World 2021: Official Top 40 contestants announced

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Miss World Organization has officially announced the remaining 25 contestants who were chosen by the judges to join the 15 fast track winners back in Puerto Rico this March. They will arrive in the host country on March 12 while the rest of the 97 contestants will only be featured in the broadcast of the 70th Miss World final, which will air live on March 16 at 8 p.m. ET (local time) from the Coliseo De Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot in San Juan. Meet the official Top 40 contestants: Argentina – Amira Hidalgo Bahamas – Sienna Evans Botswana – Palesa Mofele Brazil – Caroline Teixeira Cameroon – Audrey Monkam Canada – Svetlana Mamaeva Chile – Carol Drpic China – Jiang Siqi Colombia – Andrea Aguilera Cote D'Ivoire – Olivia Yacé Czech Republic – Karolína Kopíncová Dominican Republic – Emmy Pena Ecuador – Ámar Pacheco England – Rehema Muthamia France – April Benayoum Guinea – Nene Bah Hungary – Lili Tótpeti Iceland – Hugrún Birta Egilsdóttir India – Manasa Varanasi Indonesia – Carla Yu

Miss World 2021: Only Top 40 will return to Puerto Rico this March

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Miss World Organization will announce today the official Top 40 contestants who will return to compete at the 70th Miss World final in Puerto Rico this March. Fifteen contestants have already secured their places in the Top 40 after winning the fast track events such as the Head to Head Challenge, Talent, Top Model, Sports, and Beauty With A Purpose, while the 25 remaining contestants who were chosen by the judges will be revealed within the day. The 15 contestants are from Botswana , Palesa Mofele, Cameroon , Audrey Monkam, Cote D'Ivoire , Olivia Yacé, England , Rehema Muthamia, India , Manasa Varanasi, Kenya , Sharon Obara, Mexico , Karolina Vidales, Mongolia , Burte-Ujin Anu, Nepal , Namrata Shrestha, Nicaragua , Sheynnis Palacios, Paraguay , Bethania Borba, Philippines , Tracy Perez, South Africa , Shudufhadzo Musida, United States , Shree Saini, and Venezuela , Alejandra Conde. Miss World 2021 final competition was supposed to be held last December but had to be rescheduled to

70th Miss World rescheduled to March 16 in Puerto Rico

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Miss World announces new Pageant Finale and Coronation Date; Globally Televised event stays in Puerto Rico! SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The Miss World Organization is pleased to announce March 16, 2022, as the rescheduled date for the Miss World 2021 global telecast and its 70th anniversary finale live from the Puerto Rico Coliseum Jose Miguel Agrelot! “We are so excited that we are staying in Puerto Rico to crown the new Miss World!” said Julia Morley, president of Miss World Ltd. “We have been overwhelmed by the support of the people here! The countdown and final planning has begun. Our team is thrilled that we will show all the wonders that Puerto Rico has to offer as a premier tourism destination to the entire world. We love Puerto Rico.” Contestants from around the globe will return to the Isle of Enchantment to compete for the coveted Miss World crown in March. The pre-recorded content that has been taped throughout Puerto Rico during the past 4 weeks demonstrating its rich culture,

Miss World 2021 temporarily postpones final show in Puerto Rico

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Miss World 2021 temporarily postpones global broadcast finale in Puerto Rico due to health and safety interests of contestants, staff, crew, and general public. The finale will be rescheduled at Puerto Rico Coliseum Jose Miguel Agrelot within the next 90 days. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - After meeting with the virologists and medical experts hired to oversee the Miss World 2021 event and discussing with the Puerto Rico Health Department, the decision has been made by the organizers of the event to postpone the globally broadcast finale at the Puerto Rico Coliseum Jose Miguel Agrelot to be held within the next 90 days. As of yesterday, additional safety measures were implemented in the best interest of the contestants, production team, and spectators, understanding the event increased risks on the stage and in the dressing room. However, after additional positive cases were confirmed this morning after consulting with health officials and experts, the postponement decision was made. The nex

Miss World 2021: Several contestants test positive for COVID-19

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Several Miss World 2021 contestants have tested positive for COVID-19 and will not be permitted to appear on stage this Thursday at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. While none of those who tested positive required hospitalization, they have to follow a mandatory 10-day isolation period according to the spokesperson of Puerto Rico's health department. Julia Morley, CEO of the Miss World Organization, also said they are following national guidelines and if the contestants don't produce a negative molecular PCR test, they won't be on stage for the final show. MWO assured the contestants will not be excluded from the competition and the committee is working to make their performances taken into account during the final. Photo: Miss World

Miss World 2021: Beauty With A Purpose Top 6 announced

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The Miss World Organization has officially announced the Top 6 contestants of the Miss World 2021 Beauty With A Purpose, the core of the pageant. They are from  England , Rehema Muthamia, India , Manasa Varanasi, Kenya , Sharon Obara, Philippines , Tracy Perez, South Africa , Shudufhadzo Musida, and the United States , Shree Saini. The selected contestants will now automatically advance to the Miss World 2021 semi-finals and their Beauty With A Purpose projects in their own countries will also receive support from the MWO. Here are the Top 6 and their Beauty With A Purpose videos from the official Miss World YouTube channel: Don't miss watching the 70th Miss World final competition live this Thursday, December 16 from the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Source: Miss World

Miss World 2021: Beauty With A Purpose Top 10 announced

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The Top 10 finalists of the Miss World 2021 Beauty With A Purpose have been officially announced on Monday, December 13. Beauty With A Purpose is an event established in the 70s that is celebrated during the activities prior to the Miss World pageant. It awards the contestant with the most relevant and important charity project in her nation. Since 2005 the winner automatically advances to the quarter-finals. The Top 10 finalists are the following contestants: Czech Republic – Karolína Kopíncová England – Rehema Muthamia India – Manasa Varanasi Kenya – Sharon Obara Madagascar – Nellie Anjaratiana Nepal – Namrata Shrestha Philippines – Tracy Perez South Africa – Shudufhadzo Musida Sri Lanka – Sadé Greenwood United States – Shree Saini Don't miss watching the 70th Miss World final competition live this Thursday, December 16 from the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Photos: Miss World

Miss World 2021: Burte-Ujin Anu of Mongolia wins Talent Challenge

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Mongolia's Burte-Ujin Anu was announced the winner of the Miss World 2021 Talent Challenge and will now automatically advance to the semi-final. Amine Storrød of Norway placed second while Tamaki Hoshi of Japan placed third. Carol Drpic of Chile and Anna Leitch of Northern Ireland placed fourth and fifth, respectively. The 70th Miss World final competition will be held this Thursday, December 16 at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Photo: Miss World

Miss World 2021: Mexico's Karolina Vidales wins Sports Challenge

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Karolina Vidales of Mexico was announced the winner of the Miss World 2021 Sports Challenge and will now automatically earn a place at the semi-final. Hugrún Birta Egilsdóttir of Iceland placed second while both the representatives of Guinea-Bissau, Itchacénia Da Costa, and Ireland, Pamela Uba placed third. The 70th Miss World final competition will be held this Thursday, December 16 at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Photo: Miss World

Miss World 2021: Head to Head Challenge winners announced

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After a busy couple of weeks interviewing each contestant in this year's Miss World Head to Head Challenge and the public votes have been tallied, the winners were finally revealed on Thursday, December 9 at the Capitolio De Puerto Rico in San Juan. The winners are contestants from Botswana , Palesa Mofele, Cameroon , Audrey Monkam, Cote D'Ivoire , Olivia Yacé, Nepal , Namrata Shrestha, Nicaragua , Sheynnis Palacios, Paraguay , Bethania Borba, Philippines , Tracy Perez, and Venezuela , Alejandra Conde. Miss World Cayman Islands, Colombia, Haiti, Indonesia, Mexico, Mongolia, Trinidad and Tobago, and Vietnam were the rest of the Top 16. This year broke records on the Mobstar Voting platform with 1.4 billion views and 70 million votes, making it busier this year than the last few years put together. The Head to Head Challenge winners will automatically advance to the Top 30 in the Miss World 2021 final on Thursday, December 16 at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum. Photos: Miss Worl

Miss World 2021: Cote D'Ivoire's Olivia Yacé wins Top Model

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Olivia Yacé of Cote D'Ivoire has won the Miss World 2021 Top Model competition held on Monday, December 6 where each contestant had the opportunity to showcase their best catwalk while wearing both national dress and designs made by Puerto Rican designers. The 23-year-old beauty will automatically advance to the quarter-final of the 70th Miss World final on Thursday, December 16 at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Cameroon's Audrey Monkam and Puerto Rico's Aryam Díaz were in second and third places, respectively, while the representatives of Bahamas, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, France, Kenya, Mexico, Nicaragua, Poland, Venezuela, and Vietnam completed the Top 13. Also awarded in the same event was the Top Designer Dress winner, Tara Hong of Korea, followed Cote D'Ivoire in second place and Iraq in third place. Photos: Miss World

Miss World 2021: Contestants visit Sala Sinfónica Pablo Casals

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Miss World 2021 contestants' adventure in sunny Puerto Rico continued with a visit to the Sala sinfónica Pablo Casals in San Juan to attend a classical concert. Los Cuentos De “Mi Madre La Oca” translated as the Stories of Mother Goose was directed by the talented Karlo Flores, who took the beauties on a journey with both vocal and musical storytelling. The reigning Miss World Toni-Ann Singh also joined the contestants together with Mr World Jack Heslewood and former Miss World winners Stephanie Del Valle and Vanessa Ponce. “The comedic ending was fun to watch. Certain folk tale endings were twisted, for example in the Princess and the Pea, the pea turned to soup. It was a very original Puerto Rican twist that I enjoyed,” Toni-Ann said about her favorite part of the concert. Source: Miss World

Miss World 2021: Head to Head Challenge Draw

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Following their exciting arrival on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico and check-in at the Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve, the contestants' Head to Head challenges commenced on Tuesday, November 23. According to Miss World, the Head to Head Challenge is "a great way for each country to practice their interview skills as they speak about their passions and Beauty with a Purpose projects." The results of each group order are as followed below: Group One : Peru, Nepal, USA, Malaysia, Portugal, Bahamas Group Two : Indonesia, El Salvador, Albania, England, South Africa, Mauritius Group Three : Namibia, Slovakia, Uruguay, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Singapore Group Four : Poland, Sri Lanka, Cayman Islands, Scotland, Serbia, Honduras Group Five : Angola, Bolivia, Ukraine, Japan, Sweden, Venezuela Group Six : Norway, Kenya, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Guadeloupe, Belize Group Seven : Jamaica, Czech Republic, Argentina, Netherlands, Mongolia, Equatorial Guinea Group Eight : Eston

Puerto Rico welcomes Miss World 2021 contestants from over 100 countries and territories

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After months of preparation, the sunny Caribbean Island of Puerto Rico started welcoming the Miss World 2021 contestants from across the world. This is the first time that the prestigious competition is taking place in a Spanish-speaking territory. Renowned for local gems such as El Yunque National Forest, exquisite mountain ranges such as Cordillera Central, Sierra de Cayey, Sierra de Luquillo, and Sierra de Bermeja, and hundreds of miles worth of stunning shoreline, the contestants are excited to enjoy all that this tropical paradise has to offer. Over 100 beauties will be staying at the Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve in Rio Grande, a municipality on the east coast of the island, where they will enjoy exploring the tremendous lagoon-style pool, unique architecture, and experience the wonderful local hospitality that Puerto Rico has to offer. The 70th Miss World final will air live across the world from the  Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot in San Juan on Thursday, December 16.

Miss World 2021: Over 100 contestants depart for 70th edition in Puerto Rico

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Over 100 contestants from around the world will soon arrive in Puerto Rico, the Island of Enchantment, for the prestigious 70th edition of the Miss World pageant. The beauties will be accommodated at the Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico in Río Grande, their official residence for the next four weeks of competition. Miss World 2021 final will be held on Thursday, December 16 at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot where the reigning queen and Jamaica's very own Toni-Ann Singh will crown her successor. Photos: Miss World