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60th Miss International: Meet the delegates from Canada, Colombia, Czech Republic and Honduras

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After cancellations in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 60th Miss International is finally taking place in Japan later this year. Over 50 delegates have already been confirmed to participate in the final whose date and venue have yet to be announced by the organization. Meet the recently confirmed delegates from Canada, Colombia, Czech Republic, and Honduras: Miss International Canada 2022 Madison Kvaltin from northern Ontario is a 24-year-old entrepreneur who started her own body confident athletic brand, Skilla Athletics, and website design business. She holds a degree in sociology and business from Queen's University. Miss International Colombia 2022 Natalia Lopez Cardona is a 23-year-old model and law student from Quindio. She was second place during last year's Señorita Colombia competition in Cartagena and was named Virreina Nacional de Belleza. Miss International Czech Republic 2022 Adela Maderycova, a 23-year-old children's recorder teacher and model,

Miss Universe 2022: Meet the delegates from Canada, Colombia, Malta and the Philippines

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Miss Universe 2022 will be the 71st edition of the Miss Universe pageant and around 10 delegates have already been selected to represent their respective countries and territories. Who will succeed India's Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu as Miss Universe? Here are the delegates from Canada, Colombia, Malta, and the Philippines: Miss Universe Canada 2022 is Chinese-Canadian Amelia Tu who hails from Vancouver, BC. She is 20-year-old biology and business student at Universe of California, Berkeley who enjoys exploring different genres of dance. Miss Universe Colombia 2022 María Fernanda Aristizábal is a 24-year-old model and social communicator from Quindio. She won the Señorita Colombia title in 2019 and was expected to compete in Miss Universe 2020 but unfortunately, the national franchise changed owners and a first-ever Miss Universe Colombia competition took place in Barranquilla. Miss Universe Malta 2022 Maxine Formosa Gruppetta is a 21-year-old legal assistant from St. Julian's. She was

Miss International Colombia 2022 is Natalia Lopez Cardona

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Virreina Nacional de Belleza Natalia Lopez Cardona has been officially announced as Miss International Colombia 2022. The 23-year-old model and law student from Quindío placed second during last year's Señorita Colombia competition in Cartagena. "Today my heart beats with happiness, from today I not only represent my coffee land but also the country that has given me so much," she shared on her social media account. Natalia will represent her country at the 60th Miss International pageant in Japan, possibly later this year. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Concurso Nacional de Belleza® (@reinadocolombia) Photos: Concurso Nacional de Belleza

Miss Universe Colombia 2022 is María Fernanda Aristizábal

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Former Señorita Colombia María Fernanda Aristizábal has been announced as the newly appointed Miss Universe Colombia 2022 in a press conference held at Hotel Dann Carlton Medellin on Wednesday, April 6. The 24-year-old model and social communicator from Quindio succeeds Valeria Ayos and will now prepare to represent her country at the Miss Universe 2022 pageant later this year. "I am absolutely convinced that in life everything happens correctly, that we are the result of a perfect chance that places each one of us in the place, time, and situation that we must go through," she shared on social media after being named Miss Universe Colombia 2022. "Today I feel happy and proud to call myself once again: COLOMBIA, although I never stopped feeling the flag in my heart, I had a hunch that this cycle still had pending and I was not wrong," she added. "I want to thank God for being so generous and for giving me the honor of being an ambassador of my country to the Un

Miss World 2021 Top 40: Colombia, Cote D’Ivoire, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, England, France, Guinea

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The Miss World 2021 Top 40 will return to Puerto Rico to compete for the 70th Miss World final at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan on March 16. Meet the semi-finalists from Colombia, Cote D’Ivoire, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, England, France, and Guinea: COLOMBIA - Andrea Aguilera - After completing her studies in Journalism and Neurolinguistics Programming, Andrea is currently working as a Journalist, TV Presenter, and Teacher of Early Childhood Care. She is a keen snowboarder and cheerleader and sings soprano in the Antioquia Music Conservatory. Andrea’s favorite film is ‘The Pink Panther’ and she enjoys eating seafood, pizza, and traditional Colombian food. Andrea’s Beauty with a Purpose project “Bottles of Love” directs its efforts to aid the less fortunate children of Colombia who are in the need of nutrition, recreation, and decent housing. Working with Othello Nutrition, Andrea provided specialized nutritional treatment to hundreds of children with

Señorita Colombia 2021 is Valentina Espinosa of Bolívar

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Valentina Espinosa, the representative of the Bolívar department, was chosen as the new Señorita Colombia 2021 (Miss Colombia 2021) in a ceremony full of color, music, and a lot of Colombian talent on Sunday, November 14 at the Auditorio Getsemaní del Centro de Convenciones Julio Cesar Turbay Ayala in Cartagena. The 23-year-old social communication and journalism professional triumphed over 24 other beauties to win her national title. She succeeds María Fernanda Aristizábal Urrea and is expected to represent her country at the next Miss Supranational edition in Poland. Natalia López Cardona of Quindío place second and was named Virreina Nacional while Karen Julieth Ortiz Díaz finished as first princess. Chocó’s María Lucía Cuesta Arias and Sucre’s Yamile Dajud Zuluaga were the second and third princesses, respectively. The new Señorita Colombia describes herself as "a brave, fighter, persevering, kind and happy and fair woman who seeks equality and equity. Someone who always focus

Miss Universe Colombia 2021 is Valeria Ayos

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Miss Cartagena, Valeria Ayos, was crowned Miss Universe Colombia 2021 in a glittering national final held at the Chamorro Entertainment City Hall in Bogotá on Monday, October 18. The 27-year-old model and international relations professional bested 23 other contestants to succeed Laura Olascuaga and earn the opportunity to represent her country at the 70th Miss Universe pageant in Eilat, Israel this December. Miss Risaralda, Maria Alejandra López, and Miss Risaralda, Francelys Santoya, were named first and second runners-up, respectively. "From this night I take with me the hugs of my companions, the cries of joy, the nerves on stage, the support of my family and friends," the new Miss Universe Colombia shared on her social media account shortly after winning the competition. Valeria is no stranger to pageantry as she was previously Miss Earth Colombia and participated in Miss Earth 2018 in the Philippines where she earned a Top 4 placement. Photos: Alex Fandiño / Miss Univer

Miss Mundo Colombia 2021 is Andrea Aguilera

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Miss Antioquia, Andrea Aguilera, was crowned Miss Mundo Colombia 2021 in a national competition held at Hall 74 on Saturday, August 14 in Bogota. The 23-year-old social communicator and early childhood care technician holds a diploma in neuro-linguistic programming. Her Beauty with a Purpose project “Nutrir Neuronas” tackles child malnutrition and she works with “Othello Nutrition” to give specialized nutritional food to hundreds of children with chronic malnutrition. Andrea succeeds Miss Mundo Colombia 2019, Sara Arteaga, and she will now prepare to represent Colombia at the 70th Miss World (Miss World 2021) pageant later this year in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Photos: Santhos Moreno