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Mis Grand International 2020 winners kick off media tour in Bangkok

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Following a glittering grand final last Saturday, March 27 at the SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok, Thailand, the winners of Miss Grand International 2020 kicked their media tour. Miss Grand International 2020 Abena Appiah of the United States of America has embarked on a series of special appearances in various Thai TV shows on Monday. Abena was joined by her runners-up Samantha Bernardo of the Philippines, Ivana Batchelor of Guatemala, Aurra Kharishma of Indonesia, and Lala Guedes of Brazil. Photos: Miss Grand International

United States of America's Abena Appiah crowned Miss Grand International 2020

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Ghanian-born singer and model representing the United States of America, Abena Appiah, was crowned Miss Grand International 2020 on Saturday, March 27 at the SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok, Thailand. The 28-year-old beauty bested 62 other contestants to win the coveted title. She succeeds Valentina Figuera of Venezuela to become the 8th woman to hold the international title and the first black winner. Samantha Bernardo of the Philippines was named first runner-up while Ivana Batchelor of Guatemala finished second runner-up. Aurra Kharishma of Indonesia and Lala Guedes of Brazil were the third and fourth runners-up, respectively. Malaysia (Miss Popular Vote), Czech Republic, Puerto Rico, Thailand, and Argentina were the rest of the Top 10 while Cambodia (Country’s Choice of the Year), Mexico, Peru, Japan, El Salvador, Panama, Vietnam, Dominican Republic, Myanmar, England, and Kenya were the rest of the Top 20. Special awards were given to Brazil for Best in Swimsuit, Mexico for Best in Evening

FAVORITES: Miss Grand International 2020 Final 6 choices for the crown

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The day has arrived. Tonight is Miss Grand International 2020 final and one of the 63 contestants will take home the golden crown and embark on a year-long journey of a lifetime. Who will be the next Miss Grand International? The contestants did an amazing job in representing their respective countries and they are all equally deserving, but there can only be one ultimate winner. Here are the contestants we picked for the coveted crown and whom we thought would make a great representative of the MGI organization: Mexico - Angela Yuriar Philippines - Samantha Bernado Czech Republic - Denisa Spergerová Thailand - Patcharaporn Chantarapadit Indonesia - Aurra Kharishma Kenya - Irene Ng’endo Mukii Miss Grand International 2020 Final Show will air live from the SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok, Thailand. The competition will stream live on the GrandTV YouTube channel at 7 p.m. (Thailand time). Photos: Miss Grand International

UPDATE: Miss Grand International 2020 Miss Popular Vote Top 5

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Miss Grand Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Indonesia are currently the Top 5 most voted contestants for Miss Grand International 2020 Miss Popular Vote as of Saturday, March 27, 11 a.m (Thailand time). Continue to vote for your favorite contestants until the final show. To vote, download the Star Phone App on your iOS or Android, call *789 or click the MGI logo, click on VOTE and find the contestant you want to vote for. The winner of the Miss Popular Vote will automatically earn a place in the final Top 10 this Saturday. Photo: Miss Grand International

FAVORITES: Miss Grand International 2020 special awards

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The winners of Miss Grand International 2020 special awards are determined by several factors such as fan votes and judges' scores. If we are to select the winners for Miss Photogenic, Best in Evening Gown, Best in Swimsuit, and Best in National Costume, these are the contestants that stood out in our list for each category: Miss Photogenic: Mexico Runners-up: Czech Republic, Spain Best in Evening Gown: Indonesia Runners-up: Philippines, Vietnam Best in Swimsuit: Philippines Runners-up: Kenya, Panama Best in National Costume: Thailand Runners-up: Panama, Guatemala Photos: Miss Grand International

FAVORITES: Miss Grand International 2020 Preliminary Evening Gown Competition

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Miss Grand International 2020 Preliminary Competition was held last Thursday, March 25 at the SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok, Thailand. The contestants graced the glossy stage with class and elegance wearing their beautiful evening gowns. Who should be awarded Best in Evening Gown? Meet our favorites in the preliminary evening gown competition: Indonesia Mexico Philippines Thailand Vietnam Photos: Miss Grand International

Miss Grand International 2020 National Costume Competition Top 10 announced

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The Top 10 for Best in National Costume at the Miss Grand International 2020 competition in Bangkok, Thailand has been officially announced. Five contestants who were voted online by the fans are Miss Grand Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Guatemala, and Ecuador. The other five who were selected by the judges are Miss Grand Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Panama. Three winners will be awarded the trophy for Best in National Costume. You can vote for your favorite contestants until Saturday, March 27 at 2 p.m. (Thailand time). To vote, subscribe to the GrandTV YouTube channel and like the contestant of your choice in the playlist "Best in National Costume." Photo: Miss Grand International

FAVORITES: Miss Grand International 2020 Preliminary Swimsuit Competition

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Miss Grand International 2020 Preliminary Competition was held last Thursday, March 25 at the SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok, Thailand. The 63 contestants paraded themselves wearing colorful checkered one-piece MGI swimwear that certainly highlighted their beautiful figures. Their scores from the event will help determine the Top 20 on the final this Saturday. Meet our favorites in the preliminary swimsuit competition: Colombia Kenya Mexico Panama Philippines Photos: Miss Grand International

Miss Grand International 2020 Preliminary Competition is tonight

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Miss Grand International 2020 Preliminary Competition will be held tonight at the SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok, Thailand. The highly anticipated event is one of the most crucial parts of the international pageant as it will help determine the rest of the Top 20 on the final this Saturday. Sixty-three contestants will present their fit figures in swimsuits and their elegance in evening gowns to the judges. Who do you think will rock the MGI stage tonight? Subscribe to the  GrandTV  YouTube channel to watch the preliminary competition live. The show will start at 7 p.m. (Thailand time). We look forward to see how these 10 front-runners, Czech Republic, Mexico, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Panama, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Kenya, and Argentina, live up to high expectations. Here are some of the contestants during rehearsals for tonight's show: Photos: Miss Grand International

FAVORITES: Miss Grand International 2020 National Costume Competition

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Miss Grand International 2020 National Costume Competition took place on Wednesday, March 24 at the SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok, Thailand. Standout costumes were from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, United States, and Vietnam. You can now vote by liking and sharing the national costume photo of your favorite contestants on the Miss Grand International  Facebook page . Voting ends on Friday, March 26 at 8 a.m. (Thailand time). Here are some of our favorite costumes: Brazil Canada Colombia Nicaragua Panama Philippines Spain Photos: Miss Grand International

Miss Grand International 2020 National Costume Competition takes place today

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Grand International 2020 National Costume Competition will take place today at the SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok, Thailand. Sixty-three beauties from around the world will showcase their colorful costumes that best represent the cultures and traditions of their respective countries. Subscribe to the  GrandTV  YouTube channel to watch the competition live at 7 p.m. (Thailand time) and cheer for your favorite contestants. Whose national costumes are you most excited to see tonight? Photo: Miss Grand International

Miss Grand International 2020 interview day's best look

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The picture says it all. Miss Grand El Salvador 2020 Luciana Martínez Cienfuegos is our choice for the best look during the preliminary interview last weekend. Following her solid performance during the swimsuit competition, Luciana is definitely someone to watch out for in the final this March 27. Special mentions are the looks from Spain, Panama, United States, Costa Rica, the Philippines, India, Guatemala, Peru, and Indonesia. Photo: Miss Grand International

Miss Grand International 2020 Best in Swimsuit Top 20 announced

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Miss Grand International organization has officially announced the Top 20 from the swimsuit competition that was held last held last Saturday, March 20 at lebua at State Tower in Bangkok, Thailand. 10 contestants were voted online by the fans. They are Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Mexico, Ecuador, Guatemala, Myanmar, Paraguay, Colombia, and Vietnam. The other 10 selected by the judges are United States, Kenya, Thailand, Brazil, Argentina, El Salvador, Puerto Rico, Czech Republic, Peru, and the Dominican Republic. Who should win the Best in Swimsuit award? Stay tuned to the Miss Grand International Facebook page for the next round of voting. Photo: Miss Grand International

Miss Grand International 2020: Who stood out from the swimsuit competition?

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Miss Grand International 2020 Swimsuit Competition was held on Saturday, March 20 at the Lebua at State Tower - home of lavish suites, breathtaking views, fine dining, and iconic rooftop bars. Hosted by former Miss Grand Thailand, Pamela Pasinetti, the competition showcased 63 contestants and their gorgeous swimsuit bodies with the breathtaking view of Bangkok, Thailand as a backdrop. The combined scores of the swimsuit competition, preliminary, and final will determine the winner for the Best in Swimsuit award that will be announced on the final show this March 27 at the SHOW DC Hall. Standouts from today's competition were from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Japan, Kenya, Mauritius, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Russia, and Vietnam. Also worth a special mention are Canada, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Indonesia, Ireland, Myanmar, Poland, Spain, and the United States. Photos: Miss Grand International

Watch Miss Grand International 2020 Swimsuit Competition

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Miss Grand International 2020 Swimsuit Competition is now happening at Lebua at State Tower in Bangkok. Watch the 63 contestants show off their amazing bikini bodies live on the Miss Grand International Facebook page and GrandTV YouTube channel. Who stands out in a swimsuit? Enjoy the spectacular show.

Miss Grand Myanmar 2020 Han Lay cries out 'please save Myanmar'

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Miss Grand Myanmar 2020 Han Lay cried out for support from the international pageant community amid the current political situation in her country. "We are fighting for our democracy but they are using guns and scare the people," she said while teary-eyed in a very emotional video shared online. According to various news outlets, the armed forces in Myanmar have carried out a coup d'etat to seize control of the country. Since then, hundreds of peaceful protesters were gunned down, thousands of people were arrested, and beatings and torture are constantly being reported. In a social media post on Friday, Han wrote: "As a representative of Myanmar, I will walk on the stage of Miss Grand International with the advocacy STOP THE WAR AND VIOLENCE." "I can’t wait to voice out loud that we, Myanmar people, are warriors of freedom," she added. Photo: Miss Grand International

Miss Grand International 2020: Cambodia wins 'Country Choice of the Year'

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Miss Grand Cambodia Chily Tevy has been named "Country Choice of the Year" after earning a total of 37,839,768 points from the fan votes. Indonesia came so close with 37,696,144 points followed by Colombia with 479,292 points, Ecuador with 475,618 points, and lastly, Brazil with 24,830 points. Chily has now automatically earned a Top 20 placement in the final show of Miss Grand International 2020 on March 27 at the SHOW DC Hall in Bangkok. Photo: Miss Grand International

Miss Grand International 2020 Welcome Ceremony

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Miss Grand International 2020 Welcome Ceremony was held at Bangkok Metropolitan Administration Office on Friday, March 19. The contestants looked stunning in their fabulous evening gowns as they introduce themselves on stage. Over 60 beauties were officially welcomed by the Deputy Permanent Secretary for BMA, Wullaya Wattanarat, MGI executives, and the longest-reigning Miss Grand International Valentina Figuera of Venezuela. President and founder of Miss Grand International, Nawat Itsaragrisil, said that pushing to hold the pageant in Thailand despite the challenges of the pandemic can help kickstart its tourism industry, and again promote the country as one of the best and safest travel destinations in the world. The standouts in the event were from the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Russia, Spain, Thailand, United States, and Vietnam. Photo: Miss Grand International

Miss Grand International 2020 Top 10 favorites before preliminaries

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Prior to the preliminary competitions, we picked our favorites from over 60 contestants who are currently battling it out for the title of Miss Grand International 2020 in Bangkok, Thailand. Here are the 10 "Grand" beauties who made it to our list of favorites: Argetina Czech Republic Ecuador Japan Mexico Panama Peru Puerto Rico Spain Vietnam Stay tuned for our next update!