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Miss Grand Paraguay 2022 is Agatha León

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Model and influencer Agatha León was crowned Miss Grand Paraguay 2022 in a glittering competition held last May 7 at Teatro del Hotel Guaraní in Asunción. The 20-year-old beauty from Ciudad del Este in Alto Paraná is a marketing student. She succeeds Jimena Sosa and will now prepare to represent Paraguay at Miss Grand International 2022 in Indonesia this October. Nayeli Portillo, Ailin Adorno, Milenha Montania, and Lorena Roman completed the Top 5 finalists. Photos: Rafael Alvarez Fotógrafo / Miss Grand Paraguay

Miss Grand Thailand 2022 is Engfa Waraha

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Engfa Waraha was proclaimed Miss Grand Thailand 2022 in a glittering competition held at SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok on Saturday, April 30. The 27-year-old singer, model and actress representing Bangkok succeeds last year's appointed titleholder, Indy Johnson. Amanda Jensen and Thanawan Wigg were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Nesa Mahmoodi and Suphatra Kliangprom completed the Top 5. The new Miss Grand Thailand will represent her country at the Miss Grand International 2022 pageant this October in Indonesia. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 𝗠𝗶𝘀𝘀 𝗚𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗧𝗵𝗮𝗶𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗱 (@missgrandthailand) Photos: Miss Grand Thailand

Miss Grand Netherlands 2022 is Marit Beets

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Marit Beets was crowned Miss Grand Netherlands 2022 in a national competition held at Leonardo Royal Hotel in Amsterdam last April 24. The 22-year-old human resource management student who hails from the fishing town of Volendam succeeds Nathalie Yasmin. "The news has now landed a bit, every morning when I enter the living room I see the beautiful crown then a kind of shiver always goes through my body, because it is really true," she shared on social media. "I will do everything I can to get the best out of it and the Netherlands as best as possible put it on the map," she added. Marit will now prepare to represent the Netherlands at the Miss Grand International 2022 pageant to be held in Indonesia this October. Photos: Marcel Schwab

Miss Grand Guatemala 2022 is Andrea Radford

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Andrea Radford, 27, was officially named Miss Grand Guatemala 2022 on Friday, April 8. She succeeds last year's titleholder, María José Sazo. The 5-foot-8-inches tall beauty is a professional model and lawyer. She has previously held the title Miss Supranational Guatemala and placed in the Top 25 at Miss Supranational 2019 in Poland. "This is the beginning of the path towards a dream, it will not be easy, but with the support and determination that defines us as Guatemalans, it will take us far and near our goal, and that goal will be to bring the first golden crown to our precious country," she shared on her social media. "Together we will do this dream come true and with the [Miss Grand Guatemala] team I am sure that we will meet that goal, now more than ever we are united and that will make us strong and unstoppable," she added. The newly appointed Miss Grand Guatemala enjoys motocross and playing guitar as her hobbies. She will now prepare to represent her c

Miss Grand Dominican Republic 2022 is Jearmanda Ramos

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A  22-year-old real estate agent, Jearmanda Ramos, has been officially announced as Miss Grand Dominican Republic 2022. Jearmanda hails from the province of Puerto Plata and holds a bachelor's degree in international business. She will now prepare to represent the Dominican Republic at the 10th Miss Grand International competition to be held in Indonesia this October. Photos: Eury Ricardo Photography / Miss Grand Republica Dominicana

Miss Grand International 2021 Nguyen Thuc Thuy Tien returns home

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Miss Grand International 2021 Nguyen Thuc Thuy Tien has finally returned to her home country Vietnam a month after winning her international beauty title in Bangkok, Thailand. The Vietnamese beauty queen was warmly welcomed by her fellow countrymen during today's homecoming parade and ceremony held in Ho Chi Minh City. She is expected to stay a few weeks in her country before flying back to Thailand where she is based during her reign. Tien bested over 50 other contestants to win her country's first Miss Grand International title in December of last year at the SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok. "Time flies so fast, can’t believe it’s been a month since the day I wear the crown. I will try my best on my reign to make you proud," she shared online almost a week before her homecoming. Photos: Miss Grand International

Miss Grand Indonesia 2022 is Andina Julie

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After some deliberation and close interview with some contestants, Miss Grand Indonesia national director Ivan Gunawan appointed Andina Julie as Miss Grand Indonesia 2022. The 21-year-old model and singer from South Sumatra will represent her country at the Miss Grand International 2022 competition later this year. Andina succeeds Miss Grand Indonesia 2021 and Miss Grand International Top 10 finalist Sophia Rogan. Her official crowning ceremony will take place this February with the new crown. Photos: Andy Chun / Miss Grand Indonesia

Vietnam's Nguyen Thuc Thuy Tien wins Miss Grand International 2021

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Miss Grand Vietnam, Nguyen Thuc Thuy Tien, bested over 50 other contestants to be crowned Miss Grand International 2021 on Saturday, December 4 at the SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok, Thailand. The 23-year-old hospitality management student succeeds Abena of the United States of America. She's the first-ever Vietnamese woman to win the Miss Grand International beauty title. Ecuador's Andrea Victoria Aguilera finished first runner-up while Brazil's Lorena Goncalves Rodrigues was named the second runner-up. Vivianie Diaz Arroyo of Puerto Rico and Jeane Van Dam of South Africa were the third and fourth runners-up, respectively. The rest of the Top 10 finalists are from Cambodia, Pokimtheng Sothida (Miss Popular Vote), Costa Rica, Adriana Moya Alvarado, Indonesia, Sophia Louise Rogan, Spain, Alba Dunkerbeck Morales, and Venezuela, Vanessa Carolina Coello Coraspe. Completing the Top 20 semi-finalists are from Angola, Marcia Marilia Menezes, Australia, Angolina Amores, Colombia, Mariana

Indonesia to host Miss Grand International 2022

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Indonesia has been officially announced as the host country of the 10th year anniversary of Miss Grand International. The announcement was made during the Miss Grand International 2021 final competition held at the SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok, Thailand on December 4. Miss Grand Indonesia National Director Ivan Gunawan was welcomed onto the stage during the show so MGI President Nawat Itsaragrisil can officially entrust the right to host next year's grand edition. The Miss Grand International 2022 final competition will take place on October 25, 2022, in the beautiful city of Jakarta, Indonesia.

FAVORITES: Miss Grand International 2021 final favorites for the crown

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In a few hours, a new Miss Grand International will be crowned at SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok, Thailand where over 50 beauties will battle it out for the coveted title. Who will succeed Abena Appiah of the United States of America? Based on their pre-pageant activities and performances during the preliminary competition, here are our favorites for the MGI crown: Brazil Colombia Costa Rica Cuba Domincan Republic Ecuador Indonesia Philippines Puerto Rico Vietnam TOP 20: Cambodia, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Laos, Mexico, Nigeria, Panama, Thailand, Venezuela Special mentions: Argentina, Bolivia, Germany, Malaysia, South Africa Photos: Miss Grand International

Miss Grand International 2021 preliminary competition standouts

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The Miss Grand International 2021 preliminary competition was held on Thursday, December 2 at SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok, Thailand. Over 50 women from around the world presented themselves in their choice of evening gowns and MGI swimsuits during the glittering show. Scores from this important preliminary event will help determine the Top 20 semi-finalists in the grand coronation show this Saturday, December 4. Standouts in the preliminary evening gown competition: Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Panama, Philippines, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Thailand, Venezuela, Vietnam Standouts in the preliminary swimsuit competition: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Germany, Guatemala, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Laos, M

FAVORITES: Best-dressed at Miss Grand International 2021 welcome ceremony and press conference

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Miss Grand International 2021 welcome ceremony and press conference was held on Thursday, November 18 at the Four Points by Sheraton Phuket Patong Beach Resort in Phuket, Thailand. Fifty-eight contestants wearing their stunning evening gowns and respective crowns arrived at the venue in a sports car. They raised a toast with the reigning queen Abena Appiah and MGI executives during the glittering event. Miss Puerto Rico, Vivianie Diaz Arroyo topped our list of best-dressed contestants followed by representatives from the Philippines, Thailand, Colombia, and Myanmar. Special mentions for Indonesia, Cambodia, Dominican Republic, Czech Republic, Japan, Venezuela and India for making it to our Top 12 list. Photos: Miss Grand International

Miss Grand International 2021 begins, contestants arrive in Phuket

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Over 60 representatives from around the world are expected to arrive in Phuket, Thailand to compete for the Miss Grand International 2021 title. The Top 5 most voted contestants before arrival will have a special meal with the MGI executives. To vote, go to the official Facebook page of Miss Grand International, look for the album "VOTE for Top5 Before Arrival - MGI2021" then click like and share the photo of your favorite contestant. Voting ends on November 16 at 6:00 p.m. (Thailand time), just go to the official Facebook page of Miss Grand International. The final show of the 9th Miss Grand International will be held on December 4 in Bangkok. Abena Appiah of the United States will crown her successor at the end of the event. Here are some photos of the contestants during their departure for Thailand: Photos: Miss Grand International / Facebook

Miss Grand International 2021 press conference, schedule of events announced

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The press conference for Miss Grand International 2021 was held at the PM Center in Bangkok, Thailand on Wednesday, October 6. MGI President Nawat Itsaragrisil officially revealed the series of activities and schedules for the competition that will take place in Phuket, Phi Phi Islands, and Bangkok. The international pageant's 9th edition will be held on December 4 at the SHOW DC Hall. Miss Grand International 2020 Abena Appiah of the United States will crown her successor at the end of the event. MGI 2021 schedule of events: November 16 - Arrival Date And Registration  November 17-  Orientation November 18 - Welcome Ceremony & Press Conference November 19-21 - Activities and Sightseeing November 22 - Best in Swimsuit Competition November 23-24 - Activities and Sightseeing November 25 - Interview November 26 - Activities “Phi Phi Islands” November 27 - Rehearsal November 28 - Rehearsal / Phuket To Bangkok November 29 - Rehearsal November 30 - National Costume Competition Decemb