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Miss Grand International 2023 schedule of events and activities announced

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The schedule of events and activities for Miss Grand International 2023 has been officially announced by Miss Grand International Organization on Monday, September 4. Around 70 contestants from around the world are expected to arrive on October 3 and will be checking in to Grand K Hotel Suites in Hanoi, Vietnam. More than three weeks of jam-packed pre-pageant activities await them including photoshoots, a welcome gala dinner, sightseeing tours, rehearsals, preliminary events, and more. For the first time, the organization introduces the Grand Voice Award to showcase beauties with incredible singing voice talent. An audition will happen on October 8, round two on October 17, and the final is set for October 22. The highly-anticipated annual swimsuit competition will be on October 12 in Da Nang while the national costume competition on October 20, the preliminary competition on October 22, and the grand coronation show on October 25 will take place at the Phú Thọ Indoor Stadium in Ho Chi

Miss Grand Angola 2023 is Eugénia das Neves

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Eugénia das Neves was crowned Miss Grand Angola 2023 in a national competition held on Saturday, September 2 at the Epic Sana Hotel in Luanda. The 24-year-old mechanical engineering graduate from Luanda is currently working as an administrative assistant. She succeeds last year's titleholder Teresa Sara and will represent Angola at Miss Grand International 2023 in Vietnam this October. Jacira Saiombo and Airania Dias were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Roberta Capule Paulo and Angélica Varela rounded out the Top 5 finalists. Ten contestants took part in the inaugural edition of the Miss Grand Angola pageant. The event was hosted by Mister Angola 2017 Bráulio Anderson and Miss Angola 2014 Whitney Shikongo. Meet the new Miss Grand Angola: View this post on Instagram A post shared by MISS GRAND ANGOLA OFFICIAL (@missgrandangola) Photos: Miss Grand Angola / Instagram

Miss Grand Mexico 2023 is María Fernanda Beltrán Figueroa

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María Fernanda Beltrán Figueroa was crowned Miss Grand Mexico 2023 in a glittering national competition held on Wednesday, August 30 at Auditorio MIA in Culiacán, Sinaloa. The 23-year-old professional model representing Sinaloa is a graduate of marketing and communication, and founder of Marbe Fundacion, a nonprofit foundation whose main goal is to help others in dire need. Aarlin Andrea Bustamante of the Mexican community of the USA and Frida Reynoso of Coahuila were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Priscila Franco Jalisco and Ingrid Lucero of Puebla were the rest of the finalists. The new Miss Grand Mexico succeeds last year's titleholder Laysha Salazar, who placed in the Top 20 at Miss Grand International 2022 in Indonesia. She will now prepare to represent Mexico at Miss Grand International 2023 in Vietnam this October. Road to the 11th Miss Grand International: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Juan Angel Uriarte (@juanangelfo

Miss Grand Argentina 2023 is Natalia Carolina Cometto

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Natalia Carolina Cometto was officially proclaimed as Miss Grand Argentina 2023 on Saturday, August 26 by the new national franchise holder Sambrizzi Producción. The 26-year-old model and nutritionist will now prepare to represent Argentina at Miss Grand International 2023 to be held in Vietnam this October. No stranger to pageantry, Natalia previously held the title Miss Elite Argentina and participated in Miss Elite 2023 in Egypt where she placed in the Top 10. Meet the new Miss Grand Argentina: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Natalia Carolina Cometto (@nataliacometto) Photos: Miss Grand Argentina, Natalia Carolina Cometto / Instagram

Miss Denmark 2023 is Nikoline Uhrenholt Hansen

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Nikoline Uhrenholt Hansen bested 29 other competitors to be crowned Miss Denmark 2023 on Sunday, August 27 at Cirkusbygningen (The Circus Building) in Copenhagen. The 21-year-old beauty who also bagged the Best Charity Ambassador award succeeded last year's winner Malou Peters from Næstved and went home with a prize package worth over 60,000 Danish kroner. Nikoline is currently a marketing and economics student at the Copenhagen Business Academy and also works as a receptionist at a cosmetic clinic. Fatmagül Karabacak and Naja Mathilde Rosing were announced as the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Sille Lyngsdorf Albertsen and Julie Brink rounded out the Top 5 finalists. The rest of the Top 11 were Alma Gudmandsen, Dalva Rustom, Emma Alfheim, Laura Schou, Line Skov Jensen, and Silvia Topholm. It has not yet been confirmed which international beauty pageant the new Miss Denmark will be sent to. The Miss Denmark Organization headed by Lisa Lents currently holds the nat

Miss Grand Vietnam 2023 is Le Hoang Phuong

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Le Hoang Phuong was crowned Miss Grand Vietnam 2023 in a national competition held on Sunday, August 27 at the Phu Tho Indoor Sport Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City. The 28-year-old fashion model and architecture graduate from Khanh Hoa province bested over 40 other contestants to win the national title. She succeeds last year's winner Doan Thien An and will now prepare to compete in the Miss Grand International 2023 pageant to be held in her country this October. Bui Khanh Linh was named first runner-up while Truong Qui Minh Nhan, Le Thi Hong Hanh, and Dang Hoang Tam Nhu were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. Reigning Miss Grand International Isabella Menin from Brazil graced the glittering event as a special guest with MGI executives Nawat Itsaragrisil and Teresa Chaivisut. No stranger to pageantry, the new Miss Grand Vietnam is a former contestant at Miss Universe Vietnam. She placed in the Top 5 in 2022 and bagged the Best in Swimsuit and Best Face in 2019.

Miss Grand Cuba 2023 is Sofia Acosta

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Former Miss Supranational USA Sofia Acosta was crowned Miss Grand Cuba in a national competition on Sunday, August 20 held at Marriott Tampa Westshore. The 26-year-old Cuba-born model residing in Miami will now prepare to represent Cuba at Miss Grand International 2023 in Vietnam this coming October. Sofia is currently a construction management student at Florida International University while working as an assistant project manager for Miami-Dade County. With her advocacy on education, she volunteers with a number of community organizations including Kiwanis of Little Havana, Big Brothers and Sisters, and Global Empowerment Mission No stranger to pageantry, the new Miss Grand Cuba previously held the title Miss Supranational USA and went on to participate in Miss Supranational 2022 held in Nowy Sącz, Poland. In a post on social media after winning her new title, she wrote: "Today, in front of the world, I am Cuba with immense pride. I represent modern-day Cuba, which persists tir

Miss Grand Romania 2023 is Denisse Andor

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Denisse Vivienne Andor has been officially announced as Miss Grand Romania 2023 and will compete in Miss Grand International 2023 in Vietnam this October. The 28-year-old tourism graduate with master's degrees in English studies and translation previously joined Miss Grand Spain 2023 where she represent Almería and placed third runner-up. In 2018, she was named Miss Earth Romania and went to participate in Miss Earth 2018 pageant held in the Philippines where she placed in the Top 18. The new Miss Grand Romania is described as someone ambitious, hard-working, competitive, and persevering woman. Her passions include dancing, fashion, and sports. Denisse moved to Spain at age 16 and enjoyed learning about other cultures. Today, she speaks five languages — Spanish, English, French, some German, and of course Romanian. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Denisse Andor (@denissevivienne) Photos: Miss Grand International, Christian Sánchez / X Graphy

Pageant Group Canada 2023: Meet the new queens

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Pageant Group Canada Inc. crowned new queens for Miss Intercontinental, Miss Supranational, Miss Grand International, and Miss Earth Pageant Group Canada Inc., Canada's largest pageant producer with exclusive rights to some of the world's biggest international beauty competitions, held its 2023 national final on Saturday, August 19 in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. Hosted by reigning Miss World Canada Emma Morrison, the glittering event featured 28 contestants from across the country battling it out for the coveted national titles at stake. Meet the winners: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Pageant Group Canada Inc. (@pageantgroupcanada) Miss Grand Canada 2024  - Alivia Croal (for Miss Grand International 2024) Miss Supranational Canada 2023 - Rachel Murgel (for Miss Supranational 2024) Miss Earth Canada 2024  - Aleena Singh (for Miss Earth 2024) Miss Intercontinental Canada 2023 - Marina Saleeb (for Miss Intercontinental 2024) They were crow

Miss Grand Cambodia 2023 is Phoem Sreyno of Phnom Penh

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Phoem Sreyno bested 24 other competitors to be crowned Miss Grand Cambodia 2023 on Saturday, August 19 at Koh Pich Theater in Phnom Penh. The 25-year-old beauty from the Cambodian capital city will now prepare to represent her country at Miss Grand Internationa 2023 to be held in Vietnam this October. Anna Koy of Kratié was named first runner-up while Leakena In of Pailin, Sreynit Sou of Kampong Thom, and Men Nong Nith of Preah Sihanouk were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. Reigning Grand International Isabella Menin from Brazil graced the event as a special guest. She was accompanied by Teresa Chaivisut, vice president of the MGI organization. The new Miss Grand Cambodia succeeds last year's winner Pich Votey Saravody who placed in the Top 10 and was declared fifth runner-up at Miss Grand International 2022 held in Indonesia. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 𝗠𝗶𝘀𝘀 𝗚𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗖𝗮𝗺𝗯𝗼𝗱𝗶𝗮 (@missgrandcambodiaofficial) Ph