Posts

Showing posts with the label Miss International 2024

Miss International UK 2024 is Tiny Simbani

Image
Miss Greater London, Tiny Simbani, was crowned Miss International UK 2024 on Saturday, May 18 at the Parr Hall in Warrington, England. The 23-year-old former youth mayor of Derby succeeds last year's winner  Alisha Cowie . She will represent the United Kingdom at the Miss International 2024 pageant in Japan this autumn. Brooke Nicola Smith of Suffolk was named first runner-up while Brittany Feeney of Sefton, Jodie Whitehead of Lincolnshire, and Caitlin Ochana of Middlesex were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. The new Miss International UK is a graduate of policy, politics, and economics from the University of Birmingham. She is of Zimbabwean descent and the sister of former Miss Universe Great Britain Noky Simbani. Road to the 62nd Miss International: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss International UK (@missinternationaluk) Photos: Brian Hayes, Miss International UK / Instagram

Miss International Sri Lanka 2024 is Maya Dmitri

Image
Maya Dmitri was crowned Miss International Sri Lanka 2024 in a special ceremony held on Sunday, May 5 at the Mövenpick Hotel in Colombo. The 20-year-old model and software engineering student will now prepare to represent her country at Miss International 2024 in  Tokyo, Japan this November. "With overwhelming gratitude, I embrace the privilege of being crowned Miss International Sri Lanka, a moment that symbolizes the culmination of countless dreams and aspirations," she wrote on social media. "To my family, friends and sponsors, your unwavering support has been the bedrock upon which I stand today, and for that, I am eternally grateful," she added. The new Miss International Sri Lanka also shared what the title means to her. She said, "This title is not merely a crown but a responsibility, one that I pledge to fulfill with integrity, compassion, and a fervent desire to effect positive change." "With this platform, I am committed to advocating for ca

Miss New Zealand 2024 is Samantha Poole

Image
Samantha Poole bested 11 other finalists to be crowned Miss New Zealand 2024 (Miss International New Zealand 2024) on Sunday, May 5 at Bruce Mason Centre in Takapuna Beach. The 21-year-old model and digital design graduate of Auckland University of Technology will represent New Zealand at Miss International 2024 in Tokyo, Japan later this year. "What an incredible night. I'm so grateful for all the messages and kind words, thank you for all the support. It all still feels surreal, but everyone on that stage had worked so hard to be there," she wrote on social media. Rovelyn Milford was named first runner-up and Miss Supranational New Zealand 2025. She is expected to participate in Miss Supranational 2025 in Poland. Sharlene Sharma, the second runner-up and Miss Intercontinental New Zealand 2024 will go to the Miss Intercontinental 2024 competition later this year. Maria Anna Franchezca Cabatay and Charlotte Meiklejohn were announced as the third and fourth runners-up, res

Miss International Guatemala 2024 is Helen Morales

Image
Helen Morales was crowned Miss International Guatemala 2024 during the Miss Guatemala 2024 final on Wednesday, May 1 at Teatro Dick Smith in Guatemala City. The 26-year-old representative of Izabal succeeds last year's titleholder  María Ranee Díaz . She will travel to Tokyo, Japan for Miss International 2024 in November. Reigning Miss International Andrea Rubio from Venezuela was among the special guests at the glittering national competition. Guatemala first and last won the Miss International pageant 40 years ago, in 1984 with Ilma Urrutia. The country's last placement was in 1993 when Diana Lucrecia Galván Flores made it to the Top 10. Meet the new Miss International Guatemala: View this post on Instagram A post shared by MISS INTERNATIONAL (@missinternationalofficial) Photos: Miss International / Instagram

Miss International Taiwan 2024 is Oceana Ling-Kurie

Image
Reigning Miss Taiwan, Oceana Ling-Kurie, has been officially appointed as Miss International Taiwan 2024. She succeeds Anita Wang, last year's titleholder. The 23-year-old actress and model, who was crowned Miss Taiwan 2023 in Taipei last December, will now represent her country at Miss International 2024. Oceana is currently a graduate student at the National Taiwan Normal University's Graduate Institute of Performing Arts. According to Miss International, she is also an educator and a business consultant. In a post on social media, she expressed her excitement to participate on the international stage. She wrote, "Looking forward to not only sharing my heritage but also exploring Japan alongside sisters from all over the world." "After years of getting involved in pageantry, I've realized that such competitions are more than just showcasing individual achievements. They're also about learning from outstanding women with unique life experiences." Th

Miss International Honduras 2024 is April Tobie

Image
Former Miss Universe Honduras April Tobie has been officially designated as Miss International Honduras 2024. The 25-year-old marketing student, professional model, and digital content creator will head to Japan in November for Miss International 2024. No stranger to pageantry, April held the title Miss Universe Honduras 2017 and went on to compete in the 66th Miss Universe in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Honduras was last represented at Miss International in 2022 with Zully Paz. The 62nd Miss International pageant is expected to take place in Tokyo, Japan where at the end of the event Andrea Rubio of Venezuela will crown her successor. Meet the new Miss International Honduras: View this post on Instagram A post shared by MISS HONDURAS IMPACTFUL BEAUTY (@misshonduras_oficial) Photos: Miss Honduras / Instagram

Puteri Indonesia 2024 is Harashta Haifa Zahra of West Java

Image
Harashta Haifa Zahra, representing Jawa Barat, was crowned Puteri Indonesia 2024 last Friday, March 8 at the  Plenary Hall of the Jakarta Convention Center. The 20-year-old environmental engineering student bested more than 40 other contestants to win the title. She succeeds last year's winner  Farhana Nariswari. Rounding out the Top 4 finalists, Sophie Kirana Indriyagi, Ketut Permata Juliastrid Sari, and Melati Tedja were respectively crowned Puteri Indonesia Lingkungan 2024, Puteri Indonesia Pariwisata 2024, Puteri Indonesia Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan 2024. The winners are now expected to represent Indonesia at Miss International 2024 in Japan, Miss Supranational 2024 in Poland, Miss Charm 2024 in Vietnam, and Miss Cosmo 2024, also in Vietnam. Ghina Raihanah Tadjoedin and Latisa Safa Maura were the fourth and fifth runners-up, respectively. This year's Puteri Indonesia competition marked the 27th edition of the national pageant. The event was attended by reigning international

Miss International 2024 will be held on November 12 in Tokyo

Image
The Miss International 2024 competition has been announced to be held on November 12 in Tokyo, Japan. This year's pageant will mark the 62nd edition of the Japan-based international beauty pageant. Tokyo first hosted Miss International in 1968 after being held in the USA since its inauguration in 1960. The pageant has already been held in the Japanese capital numerous times including last year's remarkable show. As of today, a few national winners have been crowned so far and further details including the final venue have yet to be officially revealed. The reigning Miss International is Venezuela's Andrea Rubio who was crowned last October at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Shibuya. View this post on Instagram A post shared by MISS INTERNATIONAL (@missinternationalofficial) Photos: Miss International

Miss International Malaysia 2023 is Cassandra Yap

Image
Cassandra Yap bested 16 other finalists to win Miss International Malaysia 2023 on Sunday, October 1 at the Sabah International Convention Centre (SICC) in Kota Kinabalu. The 26-year-old fashion designer and model from Johor succeeds last year's titleholder Giselle Tay and will now prepare to represent Malaysia at Miss International 2023 in Tokyo, Japan on October 26. Kimberly Vung, Christina Lee and Aaliyah Wunsch were announced as the first, second, and third runners-up, respectively, while Hanah Musa, Lilyannie Christie, and Rindsay Rachelle rounded out the Top 8. Ashlyn Ooi, a 26-year-old model from Kuala Lumpur, was crowned Miss International Malaysia 2024 and will go on to compete in Miss International 2024 whose date and venue are yet to be announced. View this post on Instagram A post shared by MISS INTERNATIONAL MALAYSIA (@missinternationalmalaysia) Photos: Miss International Malaysia / Instagram

Valeria Villanueva to represent Mexico at Miss International 2024

Image
Valeria Villanueva was crowned Mexicana Universal Internacional 2023 (Miss International Mexico 2023) during the Mexicana Universal 2023 national final held last Saturday, September 2 in Aguascalientes. The 24-year-old model and actress, who represented the state of Colima, will participate in the 62nd Miss International (Miss International 2024). Her predecessor, Itzía Garcia, who is also from Colima, will be heading to Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan for Miss International 2023 this October. The new Miss International Mexico went to social media to thank her family, friends, and supporters who helped make her successful journey to the national pageant possible. "I'm blessed to have them in my life," she said. Valeria is a mental health advocate who initiated a social project called "En caso de emergencia rompe el cristal" (In case of emergency, break the glass). After overcoming anxiety disorder and depression from a young age, she vowed to contribute to society by help

Palawan's Angelica Lopez wins Binibining Pilipinas International 2023

Image
Angelica Lopez was crowned Binibining Pilipinas International 2023 during the 59th Binibining Pilipinas edition on Sunday, May 28 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City. The 22-year-old model and psychology student from Palawan bested 30 other competitors to win the title. She will now prepare to represent the Philippines at Miss International 2024. Binibining Pilipinas Globe 2023 went to Anna Valencia Lakrini, 25, from Bataan. She will travel to Albania for The Miss Globe 2023 pageant. Katrina Anne Johnson of Davao del Sur and Atasha Reign Parani of General Trias Cavite were named the first and second runners-up, respectively. Last year's winners Nicole Borromeo and Chelsea Fernandez, and runners-up Nicole Budol and Stacey Gabriel crowned their respective successors at the end of the glittering event. Binibining Pilipinas 2023 was hosted by former Miss Universe Catriona Gray, Miss Universe Philippines 2014 Mary Jean Lastimosa, and Miss Grand Philippines 2016 Nicole Co