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Miss International UK 2021 is Evanjelin Elchmanar

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Miss West Midlands, Evanjelin Elchmanar, was crowned Miss International UK 2021 in a glittering competition held at the the Park Hall Hotel in Lancashire last July 23. The 21-year-old beauty of Sri Lankan descent and former Miss Teen Great Britain succeeded previous winner and Miss International runner-up, Harriotte Lane. Heather Hopkins and Kassandra Barker were the first and second runners-up, respectively. Evanjelin will now prepare to represent the United Kingdom at the 60th Miss International beauty pageant in Japan. Photos: Brian Hayes Photography

Filipina beauty queens grace Harper's Bazaar Vietnam 10th anniversary cover

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Four former Filipina beauty queens appeared on the 10th anniversary cover of Harper's Bazaar Vietnam. Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, Miss World 2013 Megan Young, Miss Earth 2015 Angelia Ong, and Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa have gathered for the first time on the fashion magazine cover. The Philippines is the second country after Venezuela with the highest number of winners on major beauty competitions in the world including four Miss Universe, one Miss World, six Miss International, and four Miss Earth. Photos: BJ Pascual / Harper's Bazaar Vietnam

Binibining Pilipinas International 2021 is Hannah Arnold of Masbate

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Masbate representative Hannah Arnold bested over 30 other contestants to win the Binibining Pilipinas 2021 pageant on Sunday, July 11 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. The 24-year-old Filipino-Australian science advocate and model took home the title of Binibining Pilipinas International 2021 (Miss International Philippines) in her second attempt at the national competition. "Freedom of speech is a basic human right that we all must remember and it is important for democracy and with the upcoming elections, we definitely need free speech. On Twitter, we are limited to a few characters, and what I've seen from these tweets have been powerful and helped me think of who I would like to vote for in the upcoming elections," she said during the question and answer round. Other winners were Binibining Pilipinas Grand International 2021 Samantha Alexandra Panlilio of Cavite, Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental 2021 Cinderella Faye Obeñita of Cagayan de Oro, Misamis

Where to watch Binibining Pilipinas 2021, new queens to be crowned tonight

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In just a few hours, the Binibining Pilipinas 2021 coronation will take place for the first time without an audience at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. After several cancellations and postponements due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the national competition will finally reach a culmination. Over 30 contestants will be vying for four coveted crowns at stake and the opportunity to represent the Philippines at Miss International, Miss Grand International, Miss Intercontinental, and Miss Globe. The pageant can be watched at 9:30 p.m. (Philippine time) live on A2Z Channel, Kapamilya Channel, Metro Channel, iWantTFC, and the Binibining Pilipinas online streaming platforms. Former Miss Universe Catriona Gray and Miss Grand International runner-up Nicole Cordoves will host the highly-anticipated event. Photo: Binibining Pilipinas / Facebook

Miss U.S. International 2021 is Corrin Stellakis

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Miss New York, Corrin Stellakis, was crowned Miss U.S. International 2021 in a national competition held last Friday, June 25 in Kissimmee, Florida. The 24-year-old makeup artist, entrepreneur, pageant coach and personal trainer succeeded last year's winner, Maritsa Platis. Corrin is no stranger to pageantry as she previously held the title of Miss Earth United States, went on to compete in the Miss Earth 2016 pageant in the Philippines and later on was appointed as Miss Earth - Fire 2016. The new Miss U.S. International is expected to represent her country at the Miss International 2022 pageant in Japan. "This is still surreal. I feel so beyond blessed. Thank you to all of my supporters and sponsors," she posted online. Photos: Miss U.S. International / Facebook

Binibining Pilipinas 2021 final competition moved to July

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After several schedule changes for its coronation night, the highly anticipated Binibining Pilipinas 2021 pageant has been moved from June 27 to July 11. The announcement was made in a virtual press conference for the homecoming of Miss Grand International 2020 first runner-up Samantha Bernardo last Friday, May 21. Here are some inspiring Binibining Pilipinas candidates and their personal advocacies in their latest shoot with Raymond Saldaña: Photography: Raymond Saldaña / Videography: Owen Suan Reyes / Styling: Patrick Henry, Justine Aliman / Associates: Sasa Magno and Queen Star Francis Ocampo / Set Design: Arvin Pingol of Eventistry Events

Binibining Pilipinas 2021 coronation night postponed again

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Binibining Pilipinas 2021 coronation night was put off again due to another surge of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines. After several postponements, the 57th edition of the national pageant was last scheduled for April 26. It has now been moved to June 27. "Safety is our priority," Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Incorporated captioned a special announcement on social media. Here is the official statement from BPCI: Photo: Bb. Pilipinas (Official) / Facebook

Miss International Romania 2021 is Ada-Maria Ileana

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Ada-Maria Ileana has been officially announced as the newly appointed Miss International Romania 2021. The 23-year-old beauty from Bucharest will represent her country at the 60th Miss International (Miss International 2021) pageant in Japan later this year. She replaced Bianca Paduraru, who can no longer participate due to an age limit issue. Ada holds a degree in security studies and currently pursuing her master's in public policy at the University College London. She has been a Cambridge certified English teacher for almost 5 years. Her work with children made her determined to improve the educational system in her country and create her own NGO for quality educational policies. The new Miss International Romania is no stranger to pageantry as she has previously joined Miss Tourism World and Miss Tourism International 2018 competitions. Photos: Dual Art Media

Miss International Uzbekistan 2021 is Nigina Fakhriddinova

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Uzbekistan will debut at Miss International in November with the newly appointed Miss International Uzbekistan 2021, Nigina Fakhriddinova. The 21-year-old beauty was previously named Miss Intercontinental Uzbekistan 2019 and joined Miss Intercontinental 2019 in Egypt. She will now prepare to represent her central Asian country at the 60th Miss International pageant in Japan later this year. "I have a dream – to contribute to the life of my people and to the development of the cultural sphere of my country," Nigina shared on social media. "This is the main reason for participating and the opportunity to represent my country on the Miss International stage, which is very important for me, as this will allow me to achieve new goals, get one step closer to my dream, and proudly declare my Uzbekistan to representatives of dozens of countries of the world," she added. Photos: Miss International Uzbekistan

FAVORITES: Binibining Pilipinas 2021 Official Shoot

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The 57th edition of Binibining Pilipinas will be held on Saturday, April 17 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. Thirty-four contestants are vying for the beauty titles at stake. Binibining Pilipinas 2021 winners are expected to represent the Philippines at the next Miss International, Miss Grand International, Miss Intercontinental, and Miss Globe international competitions. The anticipated national pageant, to be hosted by actor Xian Lim and former Miss Universe Catriona Gray, will take place with no live audience allowed at the venue due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bea Patricia Magtanong of Bataan, Samantha Mae Bernardo of Palawan, Emma Mary Tiglao of Pampanga, and Leren Mae Bautista will crown their respective successors at the end of the event. From the latest official shoot by photographer Raymond Saldaña, we picked our Top 9 favorites among 34 contestants only based on their photos. Meet our favorites: Photos: Raymond Saldaña / Bb. Pilipinas (Official)

Puteri Indonesia opens registration for the 2021 competition

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The Puteri Indonesia organization has announced on its digital platforms that the registration for this year's competition (Puteri Indonesia 2021) is now officially open. If you have what it takes to represent Indonesia at Miss Universe, Miss International, and Miss Supranational, visit the Puteri Indonesia official website www.puteri-indonesia.com to register. Puteri Indonesia has been held since 1992 by the Yayasan Puteri Indonesia (Indonesian Princess Foundation), chaired by Mooryati Soedibyo and sponsored by the cosmetics company Mustika Ratu. The reigning queens, Puteri Indonesia 2020 Ayu Maulida (Miss Universe Indonesia), Puteri Indonesia Lingkungan 2020 Ayu Saraswati (Miss International Indonesia), and Puteri Indonesia Pariwisata 2020 Jihane Almira (Miss Supranational Indonesia), will each compete in their respective international pageants this year. Photo: Puteri Indonesia

Miss Marianas 2021: Savannah Delos Santos to represent the Northern Marianas at Miss International 2021

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Savannah Delos Santos bested seven other contestants to be crowned Miss Marianas 2021 in a competition held on Saturday, March 13 at the Hyatt Regency in Saipan. The 23-year-old beauty from the village of Garapan also bagged the Miss Friendship, Best in National Costume, and Best in Evening Gown special awards. She succeeded Miss Marianas 2019 Shannon Tudela Sasamoto. Bernadette Horey and Ha’Ane Eugenio were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Vincent Rabasto, Lilly Carillo, Toremy Diaz, Naomi Lizama, and Richelle Ramon were the rest of the eight contestants. The new Miss Marianas finished her bachelor's degree in business marketing at Chaminade University and currently working on her master's in accounting. She will now prepare to represent the Northern Marianas at the 60th Miss International pageant in Japan later this year. Photo: Stellar Marianas

Miss Nepal 2020: Namrata Shrestha to represent Nepal at the 70th Miss World

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Namrata Shrestha bested 20 other contestants to be crowned Miss Nepal World 2020 in a national competition held on Saturday, December 5. She succeeds last year’s titleholder, Anushka Shrestha. The 23-year-old sociology student and a kindergarten teacher will represent Nepal at the 70th Miss World pageant to be held in the last quarter of 2021. Sandhya Sharma, Supriya Shrestha, and Simal Kanaujiya were named Miss Nepal International, Miss Nepal Earth, and Miss Nepal Supranational, respectively, while Merisa Singh Suwal and Ayesha Shrestha completed the Top 6. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the 25th edition of Miss Nepal was held without an audience. The competition aired on Kantipur TV from the Park Village Resort in Kathmandu. Photo: Miss Nepal / The Hidden Treasure

Miss Venezuela 2020 winners officially crowned

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Miss Venezuela 2020 queens have been officially crowned in a special program “Noches de Coronaciones” over Venevisión and online streaming platforms on Friday, September 25. The pre-recorded crowning ceremony aired a day after the announcement of winners in a virtual finale on Thursday night. Miss Zulia, Mariángel Villasmil (24) was crowned Miss Venezuela 2020. The psychology student will represent Venezuela at the 69th Miss Universe pageant to be held next year. Miss Aragua, Alejandra Conde (23) was crowned Miss Venezuela World 2020. The medical student will participate in the 70th Miss World competition to be held in the last quarter of 2021. Miss Región Guayana, Isbel Parra (26) was crowned Miss International Venezuela 2020 and she will compete in the Miss International 2021 in October next year at Pacifico Yokohama in Yokohama, Japan. The representatives of Guárico, Elizabeth Ramos, Miranda, Luiseth Materán, and Nueva Esparta, Valentina Sánchez were the rest of the Top 5 while Dist