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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

Miss Earth India 2023 is Priyan Sain

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Priyan Sain clinched the title of Miss Earth India 2023 during the Miss Divine Beauty 2023 national final held on Saturday, August 26 in New Delhi. The 20-year-old student, dancer, and taekwondo player from Jaipur, Rajasthan succeeds last year's winner Vanshika Parmar, and will now prepare to represent India at the Miss Earth 2023 pageant in Vietnam this December. She received her crown from reigning Miss Earth from Korea Mina Sue Choi who was invited as a special guest along with Miss Earth Air from Australia Sheridan Mortlock. At the same event, Praveena Aanjna was named Miss International India 2023 while Pema Choden Bhutia and Tejaswini Shrivastava were both announced as runners-up. Prior to becoming a finalist for Miss Divine Beauty and eventually winning her national title, Priyan participated in Miss Rajasthan 2022 where she finished as first runner-up. Meet the new Miss Earth India: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Priyan Sain (@priyan_sain)

Miss International India 2023 is Praveena Aanjna

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Praveena Aanjna was proclaimed Miss International India 2023 during the Miss Divine Beauty 2023 final held on Saturday, August 26 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. The 24-year-old chartered accountant from Udaipur, Rajasthan won the title from a pool of 16 finalists and will now prepare to represent India at Miss International 2023 in Japan. Miss International 2022 first runner-up from Cape Verde, Stephany Amado, graced the competition as a special guest and crowned the new Miss International India at the culmination of this year's event. The 61st edition of the Miss International pageant will take place on October 26. Germany's Jasmin Selberg is set to relinquish her reign at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Shibuya, Tokyo. View this post on Instagram A post shared by MISS INTERNATIONAL (@missinternationalofficial) Photos: Miss International / Instagram

Miss Divine Beauty 2023: Meet the Top 16 finalists

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The Miss Divine Beauty 2023 grand final and coronation show will take place on Saturday, August 26 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. From the Top 40 finalists, only 16 have been selected to compete for the coveted titles of Miss International India 2023 and Miss Earth India 2023. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Earth (@missearth) Reigning Miss Earth queens, Miss Earth 2022 Mina Sue Choi and Miss Earth Air Sheridan Mortlock will visit the country from August 23 to 28 for various environmental and social activities and to crown the next Miss Earth India. The winners of this year's Miss Divine Beauty competition will represent India at Miss International 2023 in Japan on October 26 and Miss Earth 2023 in Vietnam on December 16. Meet the Top 16 finalists: Aishwarya Paatapati Anjana Kachhawa Avantika Mathur Divya Rao Gulistan Raziya Kasak Khaturia Naisha Srivastav Nitya Sarpal Pema Bhutia Praveena Aanjna Priyan Sain Sangita Paul Srishti

Miss Diva 2023: North East Diva 2023 is Daisy Khound

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Daisy Khound beat 23 other competitors to be crowned as North East Diva 2023 in a glittering competition held on Sunday, July 16 at Mayfair Hotel in Guwahati. The 22-year-old beauty from Jorhat, Assam won a direct entry to the prestigious LIVA Miss Diva 2023 (Miss Universe India 2023) pageant. Snigdha Baruah and Anushka Lekharu were named the first and second runners-up, respectively. The new North East Diva winner is a student at Jagannath Barooah College pursuing a bachelor's degree in history. She founded Maryam, a nonprofit youth organization advocating for equity and equality in society, with a spotlight on women. "As much as grateful I am for the title I have been bestowed with, I am embedded with a heavy responsibility to represent my whole northeast now in a national platform," she shared online after winning Sunday's event. "It is no more my aspiration it is the hopes and aspirations of my soil that I am gonna represent and I promise to put my best foot

India to host Miss World 2023

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The Miss World Organization officially announced in a press conference held in New Delhi on Thursday, June 8 that the 71st Miss World (Miss World 2023) will be held hosted in India. According to MWO, the decision to award India with this prestigious honor recognizes the nation's rich cultural heritage, its commitment to promoting diversity, and its passion for empowering women. India's vibrant traditions, culture, and history make it a global beauty and fashion powerhouse, with captivating landscapes, iconic landmarks, and warm hospitality. The event being held in the country will promote charitable causes through philanthropic activities, inspiring contestants to make a positive impact in their communities and contribute to society. "I am delighted to announce India as the new home of the 71st Miss World final. I have had a great affection for India from the first moment I visited this incredible country more than 30 years ago. We cannot wait to share your unique and dive

Femina Miss India 2023 is Nandini Gupta of Rajasthan

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Miss Rajasthan, Nandini Gupta, bested 29 other competitors to win Femina Miss India 2023 on Saturday, April 15 at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium in Imphal, Manipur. The 19-year-old model and business management student at Lala Lajpat Rai College received her crown from last year's winner Sini Shetty of Karnataka. She is now expected to represent India at the Miss World 2024 pageant. Miss Delhi, Shreya Poonja, and Miss Manipur, Thounaojam Strela Luwang were named the first and second runners-up, respectively. Rounding out the Top 7 were representatives of Chhattisgarh, Aditi Sharma, Karnataka, Megan Edward, Kerala, Christeena Biju, and Maharashtra, Apurva Chavan. The rest of the Top 12 semifinalists were from Assam, Anushka Lekharu, Himachal Pradesh, Nikeet Dhillon, Sikkim, Zaanvii Sharma, Uttar Pradesh, Tanya Sharma, and West Bengal, Shaswati Bala. Hosted by actor, TV personality, and stand-up comedian Maniesh Paul with actress co-host Bhumi Pednekar, the Femina Miss India 2023 grand f