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Miss Universe 2022 queens stun in traditional Bali clothing

Reigning Miss Universe R'Bonney Gabriel and her queen sisters Andreína Martínez Founier and Gabriëla Dos Santos kicked off their first day in Bali, Indonesia looking elegant in traditional clothing. The three beauties basked in the culture of the island, donning elaborate Balinese costumes as they met with the King of Ubud, Tjokorda Gde Putra Sukawati. Their meeting took place on Monday, February 20 at the Ubud Royal Palace (officially Puri Saren Agung), an important historical landmark for the Balinese. "Thank you Bali for sharing your culture with us," R'Bonney shared on social media. "I am so inspired by every detail and textile of the traditional Bali Songket," she wrote in another post. Andreína also went online to share: "So excited to learn more about Balinese culture while wearing a traditional Balinese outfit. Thankful for these opportunities." The highlight of the queens' visit to Indonesia was attending the successful grand launching

71st Miss Universe arrives in Bali for launching of Miss Universe Indonesia

Fresh from her memorable trip to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the 71st Miss Universe R'Bonney Gabriel of the USA arrived on Sunday, February 19 at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali, Indonesia. She will be attending the upcoming grand launching of Miss Universe Indonesia under PT Capella Swastika Karya this week together with her second runner-up Andreína Martínez Founier of the Dominican Republic and Top 5 finalist Gabriëla Dos Santos of Curacao. They will be staying at the beautiful TS Suites Seminyak, an urban lifestyle hotel in Bali, for the duration of their visit to the country. After that, the queens are expected to continue their tour to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam for the grand reveal of the new Miss Universe Vietnam organizers on Friday, February 24. This is R'Bonney's second visit to Indonesia this month. She was earlier in Lombok for a commercial shoot before heading to Bangkok, Thailand to begin her official Asian tour with her Miss Universe 2022 sisters. Reigni

FAVORITES: Miss Grand International Sportswear Competition

Miss Grand International 2022 Sportswear Competition was held on Sunday, October 9 at Bebek Tepi Sawah in Bali, Indonesia. The contestants strutted the runway wearing their sportswear outfits in the middle of Balinese rice fields. They had to impress the judges including the reigning MGI queen Nguyen Thuy Thuc Tien of Vietnam. Who were the best contestants in MGI's first-ever sportswear competition? Meet our Top 16 favorites: Top 16 Angola - Teresa Sara Argentina - Camila Barraza Cambodia - Pich Votey Saravody Costa Rica - Brenda Muñoz Curaçao - Kanisha Sluis Dominican Republic - Jearmanda Ramos Ecuador - Lisseth Naranjo Indonesia - Andina Julie Mexico - Laysha Salazar Nigeria - Damilola Bolarinde Paraguay - Agatha Leon Spain - Hirisley Jimenez Thailand - Engfa Waraha United Kingdom - Sofia Mayers Venezuela - Luiseth Materán Vietnam - Doan Thien An Special mentions: Brazil, Malaysia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, Ukraine Photos: Miss

FAVORITES: Miss Grand International 2022 Sashing Ceremony

The official sashing ceremony for the contestants of the Miss Grand International 2022 pageant took place on Wednesday, October 5 at The Seminyak Beach Resort & Spa in Bali, Indonesia. Sixty-six of the 72 confirmed contestants were present at the special event to receive their country sashes from the reigning Miss Grand International Nguyen Thuy Thuc Tien of Vietnam. Based on their overall looks and presentations, here are our Top 12 favorites (in alphabetical order): Top 12 Brazil - Isabella Menin Curacao - Kanisha Sluis Czech Republic - Mariana Bečková Indonesia - Andina Julie Mexico - Laysha Salazar Philippines - Roberta Tamondong Poland - Natalia Gryglewska Puerto Rico - Oxana Rivera Spain - Hirisley Jimenez Thailand - Engfa Waraha Venezuela - Luiseth Materán Vietnam - Doan Thien An Special mentions: Cambodia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mauritius, Panama, Paraguay, South Africa, USA Photos: Miss Grand International

Miss Grand International 2022: Sashing Ceremony, Top 10 Pre-Arrival special dinner

The Miss Grand International 2022 pageant kicked off on Wednesday, October 5 with the contestants' official sashing ceremony at The Seminyak Beach Resort & Spa in Bali, Indonesia. Hosted by a former winner from 2014, Lees Garcia of Cuba, the show streamed live on the official Facebook page of Miss Grand International. MGI Vice President Teresa Chaivisut opened the ceremony and revealed that the final Top 10 will have their own crowns and stay for one more week in Indonesia after the coronation on October 25 in Jakarta. Before the official sashing commenced, reigning Miss Grand International Nguyen Thuy Thuc Tien gave a short speech and shared with the contestants some helpful advice as they are competing for the golden crown. With the beautiful Bali beach as the backdrop to the ceremony, a total of 66 contestants from around the world received their official sashes from the Vietnamese queen. Standouts were Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa R