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Miss Venezuela 2022: 'La Magia de Ser Miss' kicks off with first group of contestants

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"La Magia de Ser Miss" (The Magic of Being Miss) premiered on Saturday, September 24 on Venevisión to learn more about the contestants vying for Miss Venezuela 2022. Hosted by the beautiful Nieves Soteldo and the charismatic Mario Bruno, the show featured the first group of contestants representing Apure, La Guaira, Mérida, Nueva Esparta, Táchira, and Yaracuy. Miss Apure, Luisana Siso - 26, social communicator by profession and enjoys dancing, drawing, and exercising. Miss La Guaira, Andrea Romero - 25, a model and holds a degree in international studies. Her hobbies include drawing mandalas, exercising, going to the beach, and traveling. Miss Mérida, Litzy González - 18, a nursing student who enjoys dancing, walking, reading, and baking in her spare time. Miss Nueva Esparta, Sharon Frontado - 23, has a bachelor's degree in international studies. She enjoys going to Ávila, reading, coloring, listening to music, baking, cooking, and taking care of her plants. Miss Tách

Miss Universe Laos 2022: Meet the Top 20 finalists

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The finalists of Miss Universe Laos 2022 were officially introduced to the media in an official press conference held on Sunday, September 25 at the Crowne Plaza Vientiane.  Twenty of the most beautiful Laotian women are vying for the national title and one of them will represent Laos at the 71st Miss Universe pageant this January in New Orleans, Lousiana. The 5th Miss Universe Laos edition themed "The Change Is Now" will have its preliminary competition on October 6 while the final show is scheduled for October 8. Who will succeed last year's winner Tonkham Phonchanheuang and become her country's 6th representative at Miss Universe? Meet the Top 20 finalists: MUL 01 - Manichanh Sengduangchan MUL 02 - Koutkeo Latthasombath MUL 03 - Lattana Munvilay MUL 04 - Chanvipha Sounsiri MUL 05 - Namtan K. Nampanya MUL 06 - Kannika Syvanglard MUL 07 - Payengxa Lor MUL 08 - Phonevilai Vuechaimoua MUL 09 - Davanh Vongsinghalath MUL 10 - Muithida Karantry MUL 11 - Vilaivan Sengaloun

Priyanka Chopra and Harnaaz Sandhu met at Global Citizen Festival in NYC

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Two trailblazing and highly accomplished Indian women met each other on Saturday, September 24 during the Global Citizen Festival in New York City's Central Park. The Global Citizen, a non-profit organization dedicated to driving change and making an impact, celebrated its 10th year anniversary with former Miss World Priyanka Chopra as host. Nick Jonas' wife also just recently attended as a speaker at the United Nations General Assembly, also in NYC, where she talked mainly about its top agenda this year which is the Sustainable Development Goals. Prior to last night's show, Priyanka shared the behind-the-scenes with the caption: "Global Citizen Festival and the incredible team behind the mission statement take the saying “it takes a village” to another level. Today you will witness everyone’s hard work and united movement to end extreme Global Poverty." Reigning Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu also attended the meaningful event as one of the speakers where she talke

Miss USA 2022 contestants depart for Reno, Nevada

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After months of preparations, the Miss USA 2022 contestants are finally on their way to Reno, Nevada for the upcoming national competition. This year's venue, the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino welcomes 51 of the country's most beautiful and talented young women representing the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Apart from the opportunity to represent the USA at the 71st Miss Universe in New Orleans this January, fantastic prizes also await the winner including a six-figure salary, a fully furnished condo, a luxury car, and more. Miss USA 2022 will air live on FYI and Hulu Live on October 3 at 5pm PDT / 8pm EDT. American entertainment reporter and TV personality Zuri Hall will host the final show with Julissa Bermudez and Micah Jesse. Who will succeed Miss USA 2021 Elle Smith? Don't forget to vote for People's Choice and help your favorite advance to the Top 16 by voting on the official website missusa.com . Here are some of the contestants in their departures: Ph

Miss Universe Uruguay 2022 is Carla Romero

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Miss Mundo Uruguay 2022 Top 8 finalist Carla Romero has been officially revealed as Miss Universe Uruguay 2022. She succeeds Miss Universe Uruguay 2020, Lola de los Santos. The 24-year-old business administration graduate and an image consultant from Montevideo will represent her country at the 71st Miss Universe pageant in New Orleans, Louisiana this January. Carla went to social media on Thursday, September 2022 to personally announce the news to her followers with a new photo captioned "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams." "We’re ready Universe! Uruguay is here to play. I’m your Miss Universe Uruguay 2022," she added. The new Miss Universe Uruguay also has a message for her supporters: "Thank you to all who believe in me and my potential. I invite you to join me in this adventure." Since joining Miss Universe for the first time in 1952 with Gladys Rubio Fajardo, Uruguay skipped only four editions including last year. The South American count

Miss Costa Rica 2022: Meet the finalists

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Miss Costa Rica 2022 grand coronation will be broadcast live from San José on Teletica channel 7 next Wednesday, September 28. At the end of the event, last year's titleholder Valeria Rees will crown her successor who will represent Costa Rica at the 71st Miss Universe pageant in New Orleans, Louisiana this January. Who will be the next Miss Costa Rica? Meet the official finalists: Kristel Gómez Ortiz - 27, is a graduate of human resources and a student of fashion design Nancy Rodríguez Masis - 20, a science education student Fernanda Rodríguez Ávila - 24, from San Carlos, is a civil engineer and a graduate of the English and Portuguese language Kristell Ruiz Freeman - 25, has a degree in audiovisual production and a bachelor's in journalism Pamela Muñoz Morales - 27, from Alajuela, a graduate in TV hosting and journalism Mariella Conejo Benavides - 27, from San Jose, is a veterinary student Ana Martínez Porras - 20, a political science student Devy González Jaen - 28,

Harnaaz Sandhu honored as 'Madrina' of the Latino Commission on AIDS

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Reigning Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu was designated as "Madrina" of the Latino Commission on AIDS on Tuesday, September 20 in New York City. The title, meaning godmother, was given to the 22-year-old for her dedication and commitment to the Latino Commission on Aids in response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Latino communities. "Such a beautiful day spent ... and I am truly thankful to be named the '2022 Madrina' of the Latino Commission on AIDS. I’m both honored to take on this role, as well as grateful to the Miss Universe organization for giving me this opportunity to carry on their commitment to this cause," she wrote on social media. "I’m excited to join in support of the Latino Commission on Aids and its dedication for over 30 years of working to prevent HIV and advancing access to care in the Latino and global community," she added. Harnaaz, who looked gorgeous in a red dress by New York & Company at the event, also encouraged everyone to

Miss Universe Kyrgyzstan 2022 is Altynai Botoyarova

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Miss Kyrgyzstan 2021 Altynai Botoyarova has been officially announced on Wednesday, September 21 as Miss Universe Kyrgyzstan 2022. The 18-year-old model, who was named Miss Kyrgyzstan in September last year, will now prepare to represent her country at the 71st Miss Universe in New Orleans, Louisiana this January. She will be the second representative of her country at Miss Universe. Prior to winning her title, she first joined her national pageant in 2020 at age 16 and got the opportunity to compete in the 70th Miss World. Due to her desire to participate in Miss Universe instead, she gave Miss Kyrgyzstan another try the following year and won. "My childhood dream was to compete in Miss Universe, and I wouldn't believe it if they told that five-year-old girl that dream would come true," she shared on social media. Kyrgyzstan, a mountainous landlocked country in Central Asia, first joined the Miss Universe pageant in 2018 with Begimay Karybekova. Meet the new Miss Univers

Miss Universe Poland 2022 is Aleksandra Klepaczka

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Miss Polski organization has officially confirmed on Wednesday, September 21 that Aleksandra Klepaczka will be representing Poland at the 71st Miss Universe pageant in New Orleans, Louisiana this January. The 23-year-old IT company employee was crowned Miss Polski 2022 from a field of 24 finalists during the national competition held on July 17 in Nowy Sącz. She hails from Bukowiec and is pursuing a management engineering degree at the Lodz University of Technology. "You don't even know how happy I am to pass this information on to you," she wrote in a statement on social media after the official announcement. "I am already starting preparations for this event. I will try to do everything to make you proud of me as a representative of your country in the international arena. Keep your fingers crossed for me," she added. Aleksandra is a violinist and her greatest passion is music. She believes that success depends solely on her hard work, and setting herself new

Miss Turkey 2022: Meet the winners

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The Miss Turkey 2022 final competition took place on Tuesday, September 20 at the Lazzoni Hotel in Istanbul. A total of 20 finalists competed for the national titles at stake - Miss Turkey World, Miss Turkey Universe, and Miss Turkey Supranational. Meet the winners: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Turkey Official (@missturkey.official) Miss Turkey World 2022 is Nursena Say, a 24-year-old architecture graduate from Mersin. She will compete in the 71st Miss World pageant on a date and venue yet to be announced. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Turkey Official (@missturkey.official) Miss Turkey Universe 2022 is Aleyna Şirin, a 21-year-old interior architecture and environmental design student from Malatya. She will represent Turkey at 71st Miss Universe in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA this January. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Turkey Official (@missturkey.official) Miss