Showing posts with the label Miss Grand International 2023

Herlene Budol to join Miss Grand Philippines 2023

TV host, vlogger, artist and influencer Herlene Nicole Budol has confirmed in her latest interview that she will participate in Miss Grand Philippines 2023. The 23-year-old represented her birthplace Angono, Rizal during Binibining Pilipinas 2022 where apart from her first runner-up finish, she also bagged seven special awards. Last November, she went to Kampala, Uganda to compete in Miss Planet International but due to some unfortunate incidents with the organizers, she withdrew from the competition. The pageant was postponed and later moved to Cambodia. Miss Grand Philippines 2023 will be the first edition of a standalone national pageant for Miss Grand International since Binibining Pilipinas dropped the license late last year. Details for the upcoming competition are yet to be announced. Could Herlene be the next Miss Grand Philippines? View this post on Instagram A post shared by Herlene Nicole Budol (@herlene_budol) Photos: Herlene Nicole Budol / Instagram

Miss Grand Guatemala 2023 is Raschel Alexandra Paz

Raschel Alexandra Paz has been officially announced on Wednesday, February 22 as the newly appointed Miss Grand Guatemala 2023. The 22-year-old professional model who holds a degree in political studies and international relations succeeded last year's titleholder, Andrea Radford. She will now prepare to represent her country at Miss Grand International 2023 in Vietnam this October. She speaks four languages namely Spanish, English, French, and German. Her passion includes catwalk, basketball, swimming, karate, jiu-jitsu, and horseback riding. For her social work, she is part of an established NGO in her country where she serves as human rights ambassador, providing support to young women and survivors of physical and psychological violence. "It's an honor to carry you in my chest Guatemala. Thank you, God, for your perfect time, to my family for supporting me unconditionally, and to my organization [Miss Grand Guatemala] for trusting me. Together we will do great things,&

Miss Grand Philippines pageant officially launched

Miss Grand Philippines, the first national competition exclusively for Miss Grand International after leaving Binibining Pilipinas, was officially launched in a press conference held on Thursday, November 24 at Hilton Manila. Attending the event were the MGI executives, reigning queen Isabella Menin of Brazil and her court of runners-up from Indonesia, Andina Julie, Venezuela, Luiseth Materán, Czech Republic, Mariana Bečková, Puerto Rico, Oxana Rivera, Spain, Hirisley Jimenez, Colombia, Priscilla Londoño, Cambodia, Pich Votey Saravody, and the Philippines, Roberta Tamondong. MGI President Nawat Itsaragrisil took the opportunity to apologize to Filipino fans for whatever happened in the past and encouraged them to leave the past behind and move forward together and whatever. He is looking forward to the first winner from the Philippines in the nearest future, someone who possesses the right qualities and is willing to work with the MGI organization. The new national director, entreprene

Miss Grand Myanmar 2023 is Ni Ni Lin Eain

Ni Ni Lin Eain has been officially announced as Miss Grand Myanmar 2023 and will represent her country at Miss Grand International 2023 next October in Vietnam. The newly appointed beauty is a 23-year-old model hailing from Mudon. She was crowned by her predecessor Ei Ei Aung Htunt in a special ceremony held on Wednesday, November 23 at Ibis Styles Hotel Mandalay. "I'm so happy and I'm so excited right now, and I can't even find a word to describe how happy I am and how excited I am. I'm so shaking," she said after receiving the crown. When asked why she chose MGI, she mentioned the support from the organization and how they treat their contestants as part of the family and the team. She also pointed out the activities and the way they put up the stage, and how the organization let them interact with the international fans thus making it more interesting. In her last message before she walked off stage, she encouraged her Burmese fans to love and support her a

Miss Grand Venezuela 2022 is Sabrina Deraneck

Sabrina Deraneck was proclaimed Miss Grand Venezuela 2022 on Saturday, August 13 at Teatro Municipal de Caracas (Municipal Theater of Caracas). The 23-year-old teacher by profession from the state of Mérida will represent her country at Miss Grand International 2022 in Indonesia this October. Alia Abized, 19, of Nueva Esparta, and Valentina Martinez, 22, of Anzoátegui were named Miss Elite Venezuela and Miss Grand Venezuela 2023, respectively. They are expected to compete in next year's Miss Elite World and Miss Grand International editions. A total of 22 beauties participated during the first edition of Miss Grand Venezuela. Miss Grand International President Nawat Itsaragrisil traveled all the way from Thailand to attend the glittering event. He also reunited with former titleholder Valentina Figuera. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Grand Venezuela (@missgrandvenezuelaoficial) Photos: Miss Grand Venezuela

Vietnam to host Miss Grand International 2023

Vietnam has been announced to host the Miss Grand International 2023 competition. It will be the second time the country will host the pageant after 2017. The deal was sealed in an official press conference and contract signing between the Miss Grand International Organization and Senvang Entertainment at Saigon South Marina Club. Reigning Miss Grand International and Vietnam's very own Nguyen Thuc Thuy Tien attended the ceremony together with MGI executives Nawat Itsaragrisil and Teresa Chaivisut. This year's Miss Grand International edition, its 10th-year anniversary, will take place in Indonesia this October. Photos: Miss Grand International