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Philippines' Celeste Cortesi and Indonesia's Laksmi Shari De Neefe Suardana discuss cyberbullying with Paula Shugart

Miss Universe Philippines 2022 Celeste Cortesi and Miss Universe Indonesia 2022 Laksmi Shari De Neefe Suardana sat down with Miss Universe Organization President Paula Shugart in another #UniverseUnited, a conversation series initiated by MUO to bring our global community together to talk about important issues. The Miss Universe 2022 contenders discuss cyberbullying, its impact on the women in our community, and how we can spread kindness. Promoting the hashtag #kindnesscampaign, the important conversation streamed live on the Miss Universe official YouTube channel on Wednesday, July 27. Pageant fans from the Philippines and Indonesia are some of the world's most passionate countries when it comes to pageantry. The "rivalry" has led to the nasty bullying of their representatives across social media in recent years. Watch Celeste and Laksmi speak out on this timely and relevant issue wrecking our community:

Puteri Indonesia 2022: Laksmi Shari De Neefe Suardana to represent Indonesia at Miss Universe 2022

Miss Bali, Laksmi Shari De Neefe Suardana, was crowned Puteri Indonesia 2022 (Miss Universe Indonesia) on Friday, May 27 at the Jakarta Convention Center. The 26-year-old marketing manager bested 43 other contestants to win her title. She succeeds Puteri Indonesia 2020 Ayu Maulida Putri and will represent her country at Miss Universe 2022. Cindy May McGuire of Jakarta was named Puteri Indonesia Lingkungan 2022 while Adinda Cresheilla of East Java clinched the title Puteri Indonesia Pariwisata 2022. They will be sent to Miss International and Miss Supranational pageants, respectively. Reigning Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu, Miss International Sireethorn Leearamwat, and Miss Supranational first runner-up Karla Guilfú graced the glittering event. The new Miss Universe Indonesia holds a degree in fashion business. She enjoys reading books and social activities, and considers herself inspired, driven and resilient. Miss International Indonesia 2022 Cindy May McGuire, Miss Universe Indonesia

Indonesia's Ayu Maulida is off to US for the 69th Miss Universe pageant

Puteri Indonesia 2020 (Miss Universe Indonesia) Ayu Maulida has left for the USA on Tuesday, April 27 to compete in the upcoming 69th Miss Universe pageant in Hollywood, Florida. Ayu was wearing a classy form-fitting short sleeve pencil dress by Victoria Beckham during her send-off at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta. The 23-year-old was supported by her national organization, pageant-lover fans, and especially her sister queens Puteri Indonesia Lingkungan 2020 (Miss International Indonesia) Ayu Saraswati and Puteri Indonesia Pariwisata 2020 (Miss Supranational Indonesia) Jihane Almira at the airport. Indonesian fans have high hopes that the statuesque Ayu will surpass her predecessor Frederika Alexis Cull's Top 10 finish at Miss Universe 2019, the highest placement that Indonesia has ever achieved in the competition. Photos: Puteri Indonesia

Indonesia's Ayu Maulida unveils 'Komodo dragon' national costume for the 69th Miss Universe pageant

Miss Universe Indonesia 2020 Ayu Maulida has unveiled her national costume for the 69th Miss Universe pageant in a press conference held at The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Mega Kuningan on Thursday, April 22. Fashion designer Diana Putri of Diana Couture and accessories designer Yuling Hoo and Silvy Prajogo of Le Ciel Design have collaborated to create the costume inspired by the Komodo dragon. Reaching up to 10 feet in length and more than 300 pounds, Komodo dragons are the heaviest lizards on Earth. Native to Indonesia’s Lesser Sunda Islands for millions of years, the Komodo dragon is often referred to as “the last link to the prehistoric dinosaurs.” Consisting of over 5000 unique scales to create the most opulent yet realistic approach, the national costume features a komodo headpiece, a sequin 3D black and gold reversible base, and a 3D chest piece and dramatic tail. Beadwork was done by hand while all the metal plates to resemble the scales were hand-stitched. The most intricate process