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71st Miss World pageant will be held in May 2023

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According to Miss World's latest social media post, the highly anticipated 71st Miss World (Miss World 2023) pageant will be held in May 2023. The Miss World Organization has yet to make an official announcement on the final date and host country of the upcoming edition. So far, around 80 countries and territories have been confirmed to participate. Australia, Bangladesh, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Guyana, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Russia, Thailand, and Zambia are among those expected to return. Reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska from Poland, who won in Puerto Rico last year, will crown her successor from over 100 expected contestants from around the world. Karolina's remarkable achievements broke records, having visited more countries, raised more funds, and supported more humanitarian projects than any previous winners. The next Miss World will definitely have big shoes to fill. Stay tuned for further updates on the 71st Miss

Miss World Kenya 2022 is Chantou Kwamboka

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Chantou Kwamboka was crowned Miss World Kenya 2022 in a glittering gala held on Saturday, December 10 at the Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi. The 24-year-old model, catwalk coach and actor succeeded last year's titleholder Sharon Obara and will now prepare to represent Kenya at the 71st Miss World pageant. "Last night was one for the books. I still haven't soaked it in all yet. I'm happy, blessed, grateful, and highly favored. I smile, cry, and laugh all at the same time. This is truly a dream come true. I am completely grateful for how this journey has unfolded," she shared on social media. Digital creator Wanjiku Kariuki and mental health advocate Wabaiya Kariuki were announced as the first and second runners-up, respectively. Kenya has yet to win the Miss World crown. The east African country's highest placement was in the Top 5 in 2016 with Evelyn Njambi Thungu and in 2017 with Magline Jeruto. Meet the new Miss World Kenya: View this post on Instagram

Miss World Bulgaria 2022 is Kristiyana Yordanova

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Kristiyana Yordanova was crowned Miss World Bulgaria 2022 in a competition held last Wednesday, December 7 at the Princess Casino Sofia Ramada Hotel & Spa in Sofia. The 24-year-old author and psychology and neuroscience student at the University of British Columbia will represent Bulgaria at the 71st Miss World pageant. Prior to winning her national title, she participated in the Miss World Canada 2022 pageant on November 13 and placed in the Top 15. In a post on social media, she shared how honored she feels to receive the crown and be able to represent her home country. "I was deeply affected as a child when I had to move away from everything I had ever known. I missed my roots deeply, and so being able to connect with my culture yet again so seamlessly was so beautiful and genuine," she wrote. As a mental health advocate, Kristiyana founded "Woman Squared" to use her platform for an open conversation and change the narrative about women in society. She said,

Miss Jamaica World 2022 is Shanique Singh

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Shanique Singh was crowned Miss Jamaica World 2022 from a field of 13 competitors on Sunday, December 4 at the Courtleigh Auditorium in Kingston. The 25-year-old medical student at the University of the West Indies also won the Beach Beauty, Talent, and Beauty With A Purpose fast track events. She has now succeeded last year's titleholder Khalia Hall and will now prepare to represent Jamaica at the 71st Miss World pageant. Lineisha Davis and Tahje Bennett were respectively announced as the first and second runners-up while Asheka Robinson and Toni-Ann Martin rounded out the Top 5 finalists. The new Miss Jamaica World will now embark on a wonderful journey of a lifetime raising her flag on the global stage and following the incredible footsteps of her predecessors. Her Beauty With A Purpose project is focused on the holistic approach to the reproductive and sexual health of females. Jamaica has won the Miss World crown four times with Miss World 1963 Carole Crawford, Miss World 1976

Miss Angola Mundo 2022 is Florinda José of Benguela

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Florinda José was crowned Miss Angola Mundo 2022 (Miss World Angola) in a national competition held on Friday, November 11 in Luanda. The 21-year-old education science student from Benguela succeeds last year's titleholder Ruth Carlos and will now prepare to represent Angola at the 71st Miss World pageant. Pâmela Esteves and Jurema Chipato were announced as the first and second runners-up, respectively. Angola has yet to win the Miss World pageant. The country's highest placement was first runner-up in 2007 with Micaela Reis. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Florinda José (@miss_florinda_jose) Photos: Miss Angola Mundo

Miss Jamaica World 2022: Meet the 13 finalists

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The Miss Jamaica World 2022 final competition will be held on Sunday, December 4 at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston. A total of 13 beauties have been selected to take part in the upcoming national event where the opportunity to represent the "sprinting capital of the world" at the 71st Miss World pageant is at stake. One of them will succeed Miss Jamaica World 2021 Khalia Hall and set out to follow the remarkable footsteps of four former Jamaican Miss World winners Carole Crawford, Cindy Breakspeare, Lisa Hanna and Toni-Ann Singh. Meet this year's finalists and their sponsors: Asheka Robinson - Sponsored by QORIHC Chavel Wilson - Sponsored by TM Ross Beauty Garisha Grant - Sponsored by Courtleigh Hotel Group Khamara Wright - Sponsored by Dining With Curvy Lineisha Davis - Sponsored by RE TV Mikhaila Nathan - Sponsored by Jamaica Observer Rishema Daley - Sponsored by Len’s Catering Sabrina Farquharson - Sponsored by Knutsford Express Shanika Samms - Spon

Miss Jamaica World 2022 Beach Beauty Fast Track winner announced

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The Miss Jamaica World 2022 Beach Beauty Fast Track competition was held on Sunday, November 6 at Fort Clarence Beach in St. Catherine. A total of 13 finalists paraded their swimsuit bodies to secure a spot in the Top 10 in the upcoming final on December 4 in Kingston. Miss Howard Johnson Realty, Shanique Singh, was awarded first place, and Miss RE TV, Lineisha Davis, in second place. Miss Courtleigh Hotel Group, Garisha Grant, and Miss Interlinc, Tashwania Buchanan, tied in third place. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Jamaica World (@missjamaicaworld) Photos: Dash Productions / Miss Jamaica World

Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2022 is Aché Abrahams

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Miss Maracas Valley, Aché Abrahams, was crowned Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2022 in a glittering competition held on Sunday, November 6 at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA), Port of Spain. The 23-year-old creative artist, a mental health advocate, and social activist residing in Cantaro, Santa Cruz, beat 16 other finalists to win the national title. She succeeds last year's winner Jeanine Brandt and will now prepare to represent her country at the 71st Miss World pageant. Miss Cunupia, Dania Duntin and Miss Arima, Jemima Pierre were respectively announced as the first and second runners-up while Miss Claxton Bay, Janelle Pirmal and Miss San Juan, Savannah Sandy rounded out the Top 5 finalists. The rest of the Top 10 were Miss Carenage, Lystia Mulzac; Miss Diamond Vale, Emma-Leigh Aqui; Miss Glencoe, Gabriella Jagmohan; Miss Marabella, Felicia Ramoutar; and Miss Morvant, Brenique Richards. Fast track challenge winners who won a guaranteed spot into the Top 10 we

Miss World Belize 2022 is Elise-Gayonne Vernon

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Elise-Gayonne Mariliz Vernon was crowned Miss World Belize 2022 on Saturday, October 29 at the Ramada Princess Hotel in Belize City. The 21-year-old farmer and beekeeper from the village of Biscayne in Belize District received the national crown from last year's titleholder Markeisha Young. "Thank you to everyone who played a significant part in my pageant journey. I could not have done this without your support," Elise wrote in a statement on social media. The new Miss World Belize will now prepare to represent the “Hidden Jewel” of the Caribbean and Central America, Belize, at the 71st Miss World pageant whose date and venue are yet to be announced. Business science student Paris Cawich was named Miss Global Belize 2022 and is expected to go to the international Miss Global 2023 pageant in Vietnam. Tori Hazel Chaplin, a business management and environmental science student, was announced as the first runner-up. Meet the new Miss World Belize: View this post on I

Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2022 Talent Competition

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The last of the five fast track challenges for the Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2022 pageant, the Talent Competition, was held on Sunday, October 30 at Estate 101 in Maraval. At the end of the impressive showcase of talents, the Top 3 were announced and they are Miss Carenage, Lystia Mulzac; Miss Cunupia, Dania Duntin; and Miss Maracas Valley, Ache Abrahams. One winner of this challenge will also automatically earn a spot in the Top 10 during the final on November 6 at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA), Port of Spain. Photo: Dominic Ross /  Miss World Trinidad & Tobago RELATED POSTS: Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2022 Beauty With A Purpose Top 5 finalists announced Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2022 Top Model Competition Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2022: Meet the Top 17 finalists

Miss World Curacao 2022 is Nashaira Belisa Balentien

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Nashaira Belisa Balentien was officially crowned as Miss World Curacao 2022 in a special coronation ceremony held on Saturday, October 29 in Willemstad. The 25-year-old philanthropist, entrepreneur, and future lawyer succeeded last year's titleholder Alvinette Soliana and will now prepare to represent Curacao at the 71st Miss World pageant. No stranger to pageantry, Nashaira previously held the title Miss Universe Curacao. She went on to participate in Miss Universe 2017 which was held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA but unfortunately missed placing in the Top 16. The new Miss World Curacao is passionate about helping other people. She started a foundation in 2013 and has been organizing projects in Curacao, Colombia, and some African countries. Her company, Pageant House Limited, is actively involved in philanthropy through the Pageant House Foundation. Curacao, a Dutch Caribbean island, has yet to win the Miss World pageant since joining in 1975. Its highest placement was Top 20 in 202

Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2022 Beauty With A Purpose Top 5 finalists announced

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The Top 5 finalists for the Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2022 Beauty With A Purpose (BWAP) fast track challenge have been officially announced. This challenge showcases the contestants' inspirational projects and the social causes they advocate. The winner will automatically earn a spot in the Top 10 which will be announced during the final on November 6 at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA), Port of Spain. Following a lengthy and deliberative selection process, the chosen finalists are Miss Cunupia, Dania Duntin; Miss Maracas Valle, Ache Abrahams; Miss San Juan, Savannah Sandy; Miss Arima, Jemima Pierre; and Miss Diamond Vale, Emma-Leigh Aqui. View this post on Instagram A post shared by #WeddingPhotographer (@raj.vphotography) Photos:  Rajiv Photography / Miss World Trinidad & Tobago RELATED POSTS: Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2022: Meet the Top 17 finalists Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2022 Top Model Competition