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Miss Czech Republic 2023: Meet the Top 11 finalists

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The Top 11 official finalists vying for Miss Czech Republic 2023 have been officially announced on Thursday, January 26 at Aureole restaurant in Prague. Along with the special presentation of the 11 competitors, a brand new crown designed by jeweler Olga Kopalova was also unveiled. The finalists and a 40-member team were next taken to the DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island in the United Arab Emirates where they will train and prepare for the grand coronation. Miss Czech Republic 2023 final show will be held on May 13 at the Forum Karlín in Prague where five national titles are at stake. The winners are expected to represent the Czech Republic at Miss World 2024, Miss International 2023, Miss Supranational 2023, Miss Grand International 2023, and Miss Intercontinental 2023. Meet the Top 11 finalists: Erika Teichertová – 20, a student at the University of Ostrava majoring in social pedagogy Dominika Nemečková – 22, special education student at Masaryk University, Brno

71st Miss World pageant will be held in May 2023

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According to Miss World's latest social media post, the highly anticipated 71st Miss World (Miss World 2023) pageant will be held in May 2023. The Miss World Organization has yet to make an official announcement on the final date and host country of the upcoming edition. So far, around 80 countries and territories have been confirmed to participate. Australia, Bangladesh, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Guyana, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Russia, Thailand, and Zambia are among those expected to return. Reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska from Poland, who won in Puerto Rico last year, will crown her successor from over 100 expected contestants from around the world. Karolina's remarkable achievements broke records, having visited more countries, raised more funds, and supported more humanitarian projects than any previous winners. The next Miss World will definitely have big shoes to fill. Stay tuned for further updates on the 71st Miss

Miss France 2023 is Indira Ampiot of Guadeloupe

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Indira Ampiot of Guadeloupe was crowned Miss France 2023 on Saturday, December 17 at M.A.CH 36 in Châteauroux, Centre-Val de Loire. The 18-year-old beauty from Basse-Terre beat 29 other contestants representing various French regions and departments to become the fourth woman from Guadeloupe to win the national title. She received the new crown from her predecessor Diane Leyre of Île-de-France. Agathe Cauet of  Nord-Pas-de-Calais was named first runner-up while Marion Navarro of Franche-Comté, Axelle René of Martinique, and Alissia Ladevèze of Auvergne were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. Prior to winning Miss France, the new queen won the title of Miss Basse-Terre and Miss Guadeloupe 2022. During the national competition, she received the maximum score from both the jury and the French public. Indira was awarded a number of prizes, including a multitude of gifts from sponsors, a year-long residence in a luxury Paris apartment, and an undisclosed monthly salary

Miss World Kenya 2022 is Chantou Kwamboka

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Chantou Kwamboka was crowned Miss World Kenya 2022 in a glittering gala held on Saturday, December 10 at the Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi. The 24-year-old model, catwalk coach and actor succeeded last year's titleholder Sharon Obara and will now prepare to represent Kenya at the 71st Miss World pageant. "Last night was one for the books. I still haven't soaked it in all yet. I'm happy, blessed, grateful, and highly favored. I smile, cry, and laugh all at the same time. This is truly a dream come true. I am completely grateful for how this journey has unfolded," she shared on social media. Digital creator Wanjiku Kariuki and mental health advocate Wabaiya Kariuki were announced as the first and second runners-up, respectively. Kenya has yet to win the Miss World crown. The east African country's highest placement was in the Top 5 in 2016 with Evelyn Njambi Thungu and in 2017 with Magline Jeruto. Meet the new Miss World Kenya: View this post on Instagram

Miss World Bulgaria 2022 is Kristiyana Yordanova

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Kristiyana Yordanova was crowned Miss World Bulgaria 2022 in a competition held last Wednesday, December 7 at the Princess Casino Sofia Ramada Hotel & Spa in Sofia. The 24-year-old author and psychology and neuroscience student at the University of British Columbia will represent Bulgaria at the 71st Miss World pageant. Prior to winning her national title, she participated in the Miss World Canada 2022 pageant on November 13 and placed in the Top 15. In a post on social media, she shared how honored she feels to receive the crown and be able to represent her home country. "I was deeply affected as a child when I had to move away from everything I had ever known. I missed my roots deeply, and so being able to connect with my culture yet again so seamlessly was so beautiful and genuine," she wrote. As a mental health advocate, Kristiyana founded "Woman Squared" to use her platform for an open conversation and change the narrative about women in society. She said,

Miss Jamaica World 2022 is Shanique Singh

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Shanique Singh was crowned Miss Jamaica World 2022 from a field of 13 competitors on Sunday, December 4 at the Courtleigh Auditorium in Kingston. The 25-year-old medical student at the University of the West Indies also won the Beach Beauty, Talent, and Beauty With A Purpose fast track events. She has now succeeded last year's titleholder Khalia Hall and will now prepare to represent Jamaica at the 71st Miss World pageant. Lineisha Davis and Tahje Bennett were respectively announced as the first and second runners-up while Asheka Robinson and Toni-Ann Martin rounded out the Top 5 finalists. The new Miss Jamaica World will now embark on a wonderful journey of a lifetime raising her flag on the global stage and following the incredible footsteps of her predecessors. Her Beauty With A Purpose project is focused on the holistic approach to the reproductive and sexual health of females. Jamaica has won the Miss World crown four times with Miss World 1963 Carole Crawford, Miss World 1976

Miss France 2023 kicks off pageant activities in Guadeloupe

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The pre-pageant activities for the 30 contestants vying for the highly coveted Miss France 2023 have officially begun.  They arrived in Guadeloupe on Monday, November 21 for their traditional preparation trip that involves photoshoots, press meetings, catwalk exercises, and etiquette courses, among others. Joining them were Miss France organization's President and CEO Alexia Laroche-Joubert, former national director Sylvie Tellier, new national director Cindy Fabre and reigning queen Diane Leyre. As part of the Miss France pageant tradition, the contestants representing various French regions and departments also have to take the 'culture générale' (general culture) test. Les 30 Miss ont passé leur test de culture générale 📚 #MissFrance2023 #MissFrance pic.twitter.com/Tl3XlarLVH — Miss France (@MissFrance) November 23, 2022 The test evaluates their general knowledge through a series of questions that could be related to current events, history, geography, and even logic

Miss Belgium 2023: Meet the Top 32 finalists

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Thirty-two beauties have been selected as official finalists for Miss Belgium 2023. The winner will have the opportunity to represent Belgium at the Miss Universe and/or Miss World pageants. The finalists are expected to be taken on a trip to Baron Resort in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, as part of their pageant activities leading up to the final show on February 11 at Proximus Theater in De Panne. Reigning Miss Belgium Chayenne van Aarle will compete in the 71st Miss Universe pageant in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA this January. Who will be her successor for the national title? Visit the Miss Belgium official website and social media accounts to learn how to vote for your favorites. Meet the Top 32 finalists: MB01 - Christina Lalomia MB02 - Solyne Husson MB03 - Noa Kiekens MB04 - Charlotte Van Den Berghe MB05 - Cheany Van der Jeugt MB06 - Silva Hakobyan MB07 - Claire Lansenebre MB08 - Caprice Coyne MB09 - Salem Ali Haifa MB10 - Lena Gonzalez Blanco MB11 - Demmi Van Bossche MB12 - Noémie Ros

Miss Qazaqstan 2022 is Tomiris Kakimova from Astana

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Tomiris Kakimova was named Miss Qazaqstan 2022 (Miss Kazakhstan) in a glittering national competition held on Friday, November 18 at the Palace of the Republic in Almaty. She is expected to represent Kazakhstan at the 71st Miss World pageant. The 24-year-old beauty from Astana holds a degree in international law from the Eurasian National University and a master's in law from the Kokshetau University. She has also worked as a model participating in various projects of famous designers and photographers, as well as Fashion Week events. In addition, Tomiris has been passionate about dancing since childhood and has participated in various competitions, winning the grand prize in national dance. View this post on Instagram A post shared by MISS-KAZAKHSTAN 2022 (@tkakimova) This year's competition which was themed "Reincarnation New Era" was the 26th edition of the Miss Qazaqstan pageant. A total of 23 beauties took part in the final show where Miss Un

Miss Qazaqstan 2022: Meet the 23 the finalists

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The Miss Qazaqstan 2022 (Miss Kazakhstan) final show will be held this Friday, November 18 at the Palace of the Republic in Almaty. A total of 23 contestants from across the country are vying for the national title and the winners are expected to represent Kazakhstan at the prestigious international pageants — Miss World, Miss Universe, and Miss Earth. Founded in 1997, this year's competition which is themed "Reincarnation New Era" will be the 26th edition of the national pageant. The celebrity member of the jury includes Ukrainian singer Svetlana Loboda, Miss Qazaqstan President Aidai Isayeva, journalist and personal brand expert Dinar Satzhan, and producer Zhan Mukanov. LOBODA, Ninety One, Dastan Orazbekov, Amre, Raim, Luina, and Yenlik & Rauana will be the special guest performers. Meet the 23 finalists: Altyniya Gazizova  - 18, graduated from the National Academy of Sciences and is currently a student of media technologies, from Semey Aziza Syzdykova  - 25, financ

Miss Angola Mundo 2022 is Florinda José of Benguela

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Florinda José was crowned Miss Angola Mundo 2022 (Miss World Angola) in a national competition held on Friday, November 11 in Luanda. The 21-year-old education science student from Benguela succeeds last year's titleholder Ruth Carlos and will now prepare to represent Angola at the 71st Miss World pageant. Pâmela Esteves and Jurema Chipato were announced as the first and second runners-up, respectively. Angola has yet to win the Miss World pageant. The country's highest placement was first runner-up in 2007 with Micaela Reis. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Florinda José (@miss_florinda_jose) Photos: Miss Angola Mundo

Miss World Canada 2022 is Emma Morrison

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Emma Morrison was crowned Miss World Canada 2022 from a field of 50 competitors during the national pageant on Sunday, November 13 at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts in Ontario. The 22-year-old proud Muskegowuk Cree woman and indigenous crafts artist from Chapleau made history by becoming the first-ever Cree First Nations titleholder. Apart from the national title, she also bagged the coveted Beauty With A Purpose award for her "Reconnecting Through Ribbon Skirts" initiative oriented towards the empowerment of indigenous women from a young age. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Pageant Group Canada Inc. (@pageantgroupcanada) No stranger to pageantry, Emma previously won the titles Miss North Ontario and Miss Teenage Canada 2017 and went on to compete in her first international pageant, the Miss Teenager Universe in Mexico City. The new Miss World Canada succeeds last year's winner Jaime Yvonne VandenBerg and is now expected