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Reigning Miss Universe Sheynnis Palacios arrives in India

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Fresh from her trip to the Philippines, Miss Universe 2023 Sheynnis Palacios arrived in India on Wednesday, April 8 to continue her Asia Tour. The Nicaraguan beauty queen was warmly welcomed early in the morning at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi by the new Miss Universe India team. The national license for the Miss Universe pageant in India was previously held by Miss Diva under its parent organization, Femina Miss India. Since February this year, it was taken over by the Glamanand Group with owner Nikhil Anand as the new national director. An independent Miss Universe India organization was established. Sheynnis has now checked in at Le Méridien, a 5-star hotel in New Delhi. She is expected to stay in the incredible country until May 9. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Universe India (@missuniverseindiaorg) Photos: VJ Suraj, Miss Universe India / Instagram

LIVE UPDATES: 71st Miss World Final Show Results

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After weeks of exciting activities and fast-track events, the 71st Miss World final is culminating tonight at the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai, India. Beauties with a purpose from 112 countries and territories around the world will compete for the highly coveted title held by Poland's Karolina Bielawska. Hosted by Indian filmmaker and TV personality Karan Johar with former Miss World Megan Young, the show will be featuring musical performances from Shaan, Neha Kakkar, Tony Kakkar, and former Miss World Toni-Ann Singh. Who will be the 71st Miss World? View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss World (@missworld) --- FINAL RESULTS --- Beauty With a Purpose America - Brazil, Leticía Frota (Winner) Africa - Uganda, Hannah Tumukunde Europe - Ukraine, Sofia Shamia Asia & Oceania - Nepal, Priyanka Rani Joshi --- Fast-track Events Winners Top Model - Martinique, Axelle René Sports - Croatia, Lucija Begić Multimedia - Vietnam, Huynh Nguyen Mai Phuong

71st Miss World: Here's where to watch final show livestream

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Tonight, Poland's Karolina Bielawska will crown her successor in one of the greatest editions of the Miss World festival ever. The 71st Miss World will take place at India's largest convention center, the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai. A total of 112 beauties with a purpose from all corners of the world will compete for the highly coveted title.  The event will be hosted by former Miss World from the Philippines, Megan Young, together with Indian filmmaker and TV personality Karan Johar. Produced by Endemol Shine India, tonight's much-awaited festival will also feature performances from Neha Kakkar, Shaan Mukherji, Tony Kakkar, and former Miss World from Jamaica, Toni-Ann Singh. The final show will be streaming live exclusively on Sony LIV from 7:30 p.m. local time (2 p.m. GMT). You don't want to miss it for the world. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss World (@missworld) Photos: Miss World

71st Miss World: Meet Head-to-Head Challenge Top 5 winners

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The 71st Miss World Head-to-Head Challenge was held on February 23 at The Summit Room, Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi. Five winners have been chosen by the judges based on the Head-to-Head speeches delivered by the contestants. The winners were Botswana (Lesego Chombo), England (Jessica Gagen), Lebanon (Yasmina Zaytoun), Nigeria (Ada Eme), and Zimbabwe (Nokutenda Marumbwa). Rounding out the Top 25 were Australia (Kristen Wright), Belgium (Kedist Deltour), Brazil (Leticía Frota), India (Sini Shetty), Indonesia (Audrey Vanessa), Ireland (Ivanna McMahon), Kenya (Chantou Kwamboka), Madagascar (Antsaly Rajoelina), Malaysia (Wenanita Angang), Nepal (Priyanka Rani Joshi), Northern Ireland (Kaitlyn Clarke) Philippines (Gwendolyne Fourniol), Puerto Rico (Elena Rivera), South Africa (Claude Mashego), Spain (Paula Pérez), Thailand (Tharina Botes), Trinidad and Tobago (Aché Abrahams), United States (Victoria DiSorbo), Vietnam (Huynh Nguyen Mai Phuong), and Wales (Darcey Corria). The Top 5 winners wi

71st Miss World: Top 10 Beauty With a Purpose finalists announced

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The names of this year's Top 10 finalists were officially revealed during the Beauty With a Purpose gala dinner in Mumbai. Selecting only ten projects among the 112 that were presented to the panel of judges, was certainly not an easy mission. All Miss World contestants this year acted as true Beauty With a Purpose ambassadors, making a difference in the lives of thousands of people around the globe. Meet the Top 10 projects for the 71st Miss World: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss World (@missworld) Botswana (Lesego Chombo) - Lasego has worked on a developmental program with economically disadvantaged parents in poverty-stricken and rural communities. She has worked closely with psychologists, teachers, pediatricians, and social welfare assistants. In addition, her project allows the children to be introduced to artistry, arts and crafts, music, career education, and more. Brazil (Leticia Frota) - Brazil is an ambassador for the Hansen´s Dis

Jio World Convention Centre, venue of the 71st Miss World final on March 9 in Mumbai

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The 71st Miss World is set to conclude on March 9 at the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai, marking the end of three weeks filled with exciting activities in Delhi and Mumbai. Spanning over 100,000 square meters, the Jio World Convention Centre stands as a premier venue for a wide range of events. Established in March 2022, it plays a vital role in the Jio World Centre, showcasing the very best of India and the world. As a hub for innovation, advancement, and cultural heritage, it offers versatile spaces for in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. With its grand scale and influence, it exemplifies India's significant global presence and stands as one of the largest convention and exhibition spaces in the country. More than 100 Beauty With a Purpose representing different countries and territories from around the world will be vying for the 71st Miss World. The highly anticipated festival will kick off this Tuesday, February 20 with an opening ceremony taking place in New Delhi.

Five Miss World winners to attend the 71st Miss World Festival pre-event press conference in New Delhi

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Make sure to mark your calendars for an exciting event happening on February 9 as five former Miss World winners will be joining Miss World Chairman Julia Morley at the 71st Miss World Festival pre-event Press Conference. This highly anticipated gathering will be held at The Ashok Hotel in New Delhi at 11 a.m. This occasion is truly special as it will be the first time that five Miss World winners will come together to promote this extraordinary event. They will be sharing thrilling details about the festival, which is scheduled to take place from February 18 to March 9 in New Delhi and Mumbai, showcasing the beauty of Incredible India. Karolina Bielawska, Toni-Ann Singh, Vanessa Ponce de Leon, Manushi Chhillar, and Stephanie Del Valle, who were crowned Miss World in previous years, are making a special trip to India just to attend this event. Their presence adds an extra level of excitement and glamour to the press conference. In addition to this, on February 18, nearly 120 Beauty Wit

Watch 71st Miss World opening ceremony live streaming from Delhi, India

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The Miss World opening ceremony is a spectacle like no other, and this year, it promises to be even more breathtaking as it takes place in the vibrant city of New Delhi, India. As the event unfolds live, viewers from around the world will have the opportunity to witness the grandeur and magnificence of this prestigious festival of beauty. On the evening of February 20, all eyes will be on The Ashok, the iconic venue that will host this much-awaited event. The stage will be set, the lights will be dazzling, and the atmosphere will be filled with anticipation as the contestants from various countries step onto the stage. Prepare to be captivated by the beauty and grace of over 100 remarkable women as they showcase their poise and charisma. Each of them will bring their unique charm and personality, representing their countries with pride and elegance. The opening ceremony will be a celebration of culture, diversity, and unity as it showcases the rich heritage and traditions of India, off

Mister Global 2023 is Jason Dylan Bretfelean from India

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Jason Dylan Bretfelean was proclaimed Mister Global 2023 during the 9th Mister Global edition held on Sunday, November 26 in Mahasarakham, Thailand. The 19-year-old business administration student, athlete, and model bested over 30 other competitors to win the international title. He became the first-ever Mister Global winner from India. Hong Kong's Oliver Cheung was named first runner-up while the contestants from Chile, Álvaro Flores Carvajal, Taiwan, Kevin Davalos Tai, and Vietnam, Le Huu Dat were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. The Top 10 were Ruddy Alexander Taveras of the Dominican Republic, Bruno Barbieri of Ecuador, Jeung Yoon Lim of Korea, José Carlos Novelo of Mexico, and Jonathan Albert Lambert of South Africa. Rounding out the Top 15 were Myanmar, Ye Thway Thiha, Nigeria, Shuaib Oluwaseyifunmi Araga, Panama, Raúl Pinto, Philippines, John Ernest Tanting, and Switzerland, Marcel Ignacio Riera. The new Mister Global succeeds last year's winner 

Miss World 2023 final postponed to March 2024

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Miss World national directors were recently informed via email that the 71st Miss World (Miss World 2023) final has been moved to March 2024. No reason was given. According to several news outlets, the decision to change the dates for the competition from December 2023 was due to the upcoming elections in the host country. Over 100 contestants are expected to arrive in New Delhi, India on February 3 for a month-long activities leading to the final on March 2. The Miss World Organization (MWO) has yet to make an official announcement confirming the new schedules. Considering some changes made previously, we can't be sure if the dates will change again. The MWO had earlier announced the competition to take place in Dubai in May before it was shifted for unknown reasons to India for later this year. Photo: Miss World

Miss Celeste India 2023: Meet the winners

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The final competition of the Miss Celeste India 2023 pageant was held last Friday, October 13 at the historic Chomu Palace Hotel in Rajasthan. A total of 16 finalists battled it out to win the national titles at stake — Miss Celeste India, Miss Intercontinental India, and The Miss Globe India. Meet the winners: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Celeste India (@misscelesteindia) Miss Celeste India 2023 - Nisha Singh Miss Intercontinental India 2023 - Bhawana Vaishnav (will go to Miss Intercontinental 2023 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt this December) The Miss Globe India 2023 - Aishwarya Paatapati (will go to The Miss Globe 2023 in Tirana, Albania this November) The runners-up were Nisha Singh Chouhan, Sanjana Sekharmantri, Anusha Anand, and Sezal Sharma. Photos: Mayur Studio Jaipur, Miss Celeste India / Instagram

Miss World 2023 final will be in New Delhi, India on December 16

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It's official — Miss World 2023, the 71st Miss World final, will be held on December 16 in India's capital city of New Delhi. The Miss World Organization mentioned the news when the reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska and CEO Julia Morley went to the Philippines this week. "After their Manila visit, Julia and Karolina will be in preparation for the much-awaited 71st edition of the Miss World Final to be held in New Delhi, India on December 16th." New Delhi has great historical significance as an important commercial, transportation, and cultural center, as well as the political hub of India. The city is home to the iconic India Gate, a war memorial built in memory of the soldiers who sacrificed their lives fighting for the British Army in World War I. This is India's second time hosting Miss World after 1996 in Bangalore. Over 100 beauties from around the world are expected to compete for the coveted title during the month-long Miss World festival. Photo: Krian

Reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska tours India with sister queens

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Fresh from her Malaysian trip, the reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska returns to India for a week-long tour ahead of the 71st Miss World pageant to be held in the country later this year. The official tour of the land of diversity kicked off on Monday with a visit to Jammu and Kashmir, followed by New Delhi, Pune, and today in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Joining her were the Miss World Organization Chairman and CEO Julia Morley, PME Entertainment founder Salman Ahmed, and sister queens Sini Shetty, Jessica Gagen, Emmy Peña, Shree Saini, and Pricilia Carla Yules. Apart from meeting dignitaries, press conferences, and enjoying Indian hospitality, one of the highlights of this trip was a visit to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Sassoon General Hospital in Pune. Karolina expressed her gratitude for the heartwarming reception everywhere they go and for being treated so well. She also commended the country not only for its beauty but for its incredible achievements in many areas. I

Miss Universe India 2023 is Shweta Sharda from Chandigarh

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Shweta Sharda was crowned LIVA Miss Diva Universe 2023 (Miss Universe India 2023) during the LIVA Miss Diva 2023 final held on Sunday, August 27 at The Lalit Mumbai. The 22-year-old professional dancer and choreographer from Chandigarh bested 15 other competitors to win the national title. She will now prepare to represent India at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador this November. Jaipur's Sonal Kukreja was named LIVA Miss Diva Supranational 2023 (Miss Supranational India 2023) and will go to Miss Supranational 2024 in Poland. Trisha Shetty was announced as the first runner-up while Aruna Beniwal, Daisy Khound, Zuchobeni Tungoe, Nickita Arora rounded out the Top 7 finalists. Former international queens, Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu and Miss Supranational 2016 Srinidhi Shetty graced the starstudded show as they joined the distinguished panel of judges. Last year's titleholders, Miss Universe 2022 Top 16 semifinalist Divita Rai and Miss Supranational Asia 2023 Pragnya Ayyagar