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Miss Mundo Puerto Rico 2021 is Aryam Díaz Rosado

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Miss Mundo Naranjito Aryam Díaz Rosado was crowned Miss Mundo Puerto Rico 2021 at the Alejandro Tapia Theater in Old San Juan on Saturday, April 24. The 22-year-old TV host and international model succeeded Daniella Rodríguez. She bested 16 other contestants to win the coveted national title. Miss Mundo San Juan, Bárbara Betancourt Cortés, and Miss Mundo Fajardo, Bianka Loriel, were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Miss Mundo Río Grande, Raishmar Carrillo, and Miss Mundo Rincón, Chelsey García, completed the Top 5. The new Miss Mundo Puerto Rico previously held the title Miss Teen Global Beauty International 2018. Later this year, she will be representing the Caribbean island at the Miss World 2021 pageant in San Juan's Coca-Cola Music Hall. Photo: Miss Mundo Puerto Rico

Miss Namibia 2021: Meet the Top 15 finalists

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Following its cancellation last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Miss Namibia 2021 pageant will finally be held in Windhoek on June 5. Nadja Breytenbach, who represented her country at the Miss Universe 2019 pageant, will crown her successor at the end of the event that will air live across NBC Television and the official social media platforms. The national organization has yet to announce if the winner will compete internationally, either Miss Universe or Miss World, later this year. Here are the Top 15 finalists vying for the coveted national title: Chloe Ashley Brandt - 22, from the resourceful Uis in the Erongo region. She is a law graduate who stands for women empowerment, education, and justice. Stella Da Costa - 23, an office administrator who believes in the power of achieving anything regardless of the circumstances or background. Annerie Mare - 26, from Kamanjab, currently doing her Bachelor’s Degree in counseling. Her hopes are for Namibia to be a self-sufficient coun

Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) opens registration for 2021 competition

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The Silverbird Group, Nigeria’s leading multi-media conglomerate and organizers of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant, has officially announced the 2021 edition of the most prestigious beauty pageant in the country. MBGN beauty pageant has discovered, produced, and nurtured exceptional young ladies since its inception over three decades ago, including former Miss World Agbani Darego, lawmaker Lynda Chuba Ikpeazu, Bianca Ojukwu, Adaeze Igwe-Yobo, actress and singer Munachi Abii, and more recently Nyekachi Douglas, the reigning Miss World Africa among many others. Participants for this year’s edition will all be screened virtually online, in observance of COVID-19 safety protocols. To participate in the 2021 MBGN, candidates are expected to first visit the website:  www.mbgnsilverbird.com . Then pay the registration fee of N10,000 naira, fill in the registration form, and upload a one-minute video stating why they want to participate in the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant.

Miss Grande Curitiba 2021 is Letícia Cocito

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Letícia Cocito, 18, has been named Miss Grande Curitiba 2021 for Miss Brasil Mundo (Miss Brazil World) 2021 competition. The first-year biomedical student will join the rest of the contestants from across the country in the national final at Brasilia Palace Hotel this August 19. Forty-eight beauties will compete during the 61st edition of Miss Brasil Mundo. The winner will represent Brazil at the Miss World 2021 pageant in San Juan, Puerto Rico, later this year. Photo: Letícia Cocito / Instagram

Phonvilai Luanglath replaces Phongsavanh Souphavady as Miss World Laos 2021

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Phonvilai Luanglath, 24, has been officially named Miss World Laos 2021 after the original winner, Phongsavanh Souphavady, stepped down as titleholder due to an age limit issue. Miss World Organization requires the contestants must be between 17 to 26 years old before the entry date of the international pageant. “I apologize to the organizers and the audience who always believed in the competition. Many thanks to my parents, relatives, and all strangers who have always supported me," Phongsavanh said when she announced her resignation. The new Miss World Laos finished as the first runner-up during the national competition held at the Landmark Mekong Riverside Hotel in Vientiane last Wednesday, March 31. Phonvilai will now prepare to represent Laos at the Miss World 2021 pageant to be held at the Coca-Cola Music Hall in San Juan, Puerto Rico later this year. Photo: Miss World Laos

Miss Belgium 2021 is Kedist Deltour

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Miss East Flanders, Kedist Deltour, was crowned Miss Belgium 2021 on Wednesday, March 31 in a gala show held at the Proximus Theater (formerly Plopsa Theater) in Adinkerke, De Panne. The 23-year-old hairdresser who hails from Nazareth (East Flanders) succeeds Céline Van Ouytsel. She bested 32 other contestants to win her national title. Thanaree Scheerlinck was named first runner-up while Louise-Marie Losfeld finished second runner-up. Elodie Gualano, Cassandra Tordeur, and Camilia Martinez were the third, fourth, and fifth runners-up, respectively. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the national pageant took place without a live audience. During the show, the new Miss Belgium shared her difficult childhood in which she was adopted from Ethiopia after the death of her mother, as a child of 10, together with her brother and sister. Kedist will represent Belgium at either Miss World or Miss Universe pageant. Photos: Miss Belgium

Miss Mexico 2021 final to be held in Chihuahua this July

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Miss Mexico 2021 grand final will be held this July 3 in the northwestern Mexican state of Chihuahua. The recent announcement was made by the Miss Mexico Organization on its official social media pages. Chihuahua's Ashley Alvídrez, the reigning Miss Mexico, has been waiting to crown her successor who will compete in the 70th Miss World pageant in San Juan, Puerto Rico, later this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 4th edition of the national competition has been postponed a few times. The national organization is responsible for sending Mexican representatives to Miss Grand International and Miss World pageants. Its greatest achievement was producing the first-ever Mexican woman to win Miss World, Vanessa Ponce (Miss World 2018). Photo: Miss Mexico Organization

Alejandra Suárez to represent Hidalgo at Miss Mexico 2022

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Alejandra Suárez was named Miss Hidalgo 2021 in a state competition held at the municipality of Real del Monte last Saturday, March 27. The 24-year-old beauty representing Pachuca is a dance student at the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo (Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo). Alejandra succeeds Jaqueline Gómez Cisneros and will represent the central Mexican state of Hidalgo at the Miss Mexico 2022 national final. Photo: Miss Hidalgo

Miss Belgium 2021 final show to air live on March 31

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The Miss Belgium 2021 final competition will air live next Wednesday, March 31 at 8:30 p.m. on RTLplay,  HLN  (online), and Eclips TV. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will take place without an audience. Thirty-three beauties will battle it out for the coveted title and the winner is expected to represent the country at either Miss World or Miss Universe competitions. The contestants are Pô-Lynn Koopmans, Aïcha Thomis, Imane Khoudairi, Iona Vanden Noortgate, Thanaree Scheerlinck, Laura Baeyens, Clara Just Petrella, Donatella Willemyns, Maritsa van Iterson, Kedist Deltour, Cassandra Tordeur, Daphné Nivelles, Marine Godin, Kaylee Stroobants, Sana Nasri, Luna Geens, Camilia Martinez, Michèle Debouverie, Solenne Coppens, Emilie Brismé, Kelly Godefroid, Louise-Marie Losfeld, Elodie Gualano, Véronique Michielsen, Christina Boenneken, Lara Buyse, Gul Arikaya, Jennifer Felix, Estelle Leglise, Ellen Duplessis, Melissa Crescibene, Michelle De Vos and Dounia Allali. Céline Van Ouytsel, th

Miss Rwanda 2021 is Grace Ingabire

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Grace Ingabire, 25, representing Kigali, bested 19 other contestants to be crowned Miss Rwanda 2021 in a national competition held on Saturday, March 20 at the Intare Conference Arena in Kabuga. The university graduate with a major in dance drove home a brand new Hyundai Creta 2021 series from Hyundai Rwanda, a 55-inch TV courtesy of Star Times Rwanda, a monthly salary, and other benefits. Amanda Akaliza and Witness Umutoni were the first and second runners-up, respectively. Each won a cash prize, a full-year scholarship at the University of Kigali, and a weekend getaway for 6 months offered by La Palisse Nyamata. The new Miss Rwanda succeeded last year's winner, Naomie Nishimwe, and will now have the opportunity to represent her country at the Miss World 2021 pageant to be held later this year in Puerto Rico. Rwanda has yet to win the Miss World title. The East African country debuted at the international pageant in 2016 with Jolly Mutesi as its first representative. Photos: Emman

Priyanka Chopra announces Oscars 2021 nominations with husband Nick Jonas

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Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra and husband Nick Jonas have announced the nominations for the Oscars 2021 in a two-part live stream on digital platforms from London on Monday, March 15. The Indian beauty could not contain her excitement for the film she produced and starred "The White Tiger" which was nominated in the best adapted screenplay category. "This is by far the coolest [work from home] day ever," Priyanka wrote on social media. She also shared some photos taken by English photographer and film director Greg Williams while congratulating all the nominees and thanking the academy for the opportunity to host the announcement. The 93rd Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, April 25 at the Dolby Theatre and Union Station in Los Angeles, two months later than originally planned due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT and in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide. Photo: The Academy /

Watch the Miss World 2021 official announcement video

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The 70th Miss World (Miss World 2021) competition has just been announced to be held at the Coca-Cola Music Hall in San Juan, Puerto Rico on December 16. If you missed watching the official announcement shared by Miss World Organization, you can see it below.

Puerto Rico officially announced to host Miss World 2021 in December

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For the first time in history, the Miss World pageant goes to Latin America with Puerto Rico being confirmed as the official host of the competition later this year. The official announcement, joined by the local organizers and former Miss World Stephanie del Valle, was streamed live via Miss World's social media page on Wednesday, March 10. Following its cancellation last year due to COVID-19, the 70th Miss World pageant is now scheduled to be held on December 16 at the Coca-Cola Music Hall in San Juan. The organizers considered hosting the prestigious event a great opportunity to promote the Caribbean island as a tourist destination after the economic setback brought by the pandemic especially to its tourism industry. Over 100 beauties with a purpose from around the world will arrive in Puerto Rico by November and they will surely be in for an exciting treat. The final promises a great show in a 3-hour spectacular telecast that is expected to attract an audience of two billion pe

Natalia Labović to represent Montenegro at the 70th Miss World pageant

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Natalia Labović, 26, was officially announced as Miss Montenegro 2020. She was crowned by her predecessor Mirjana Muratović in a special ceremony that was recently aired live on national television. "I'm overjoyed, I can't believe it," she said after winning her national title. The rest of the Top 3, Una Mugoša and Kristina Radović, were named Miss Eco Montenegro and Miss Tourism Montenegro 2021, respectively. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the selection process of the pageant was carried out online and casting was held at the Voco Hotel in Podgorica. The new Miss Montenegro, who previously joined Miss Tourism World 2019 in China, currently lives in Germany and speaks several languages. She will now prepare to represent her Balkan country at the 70th Miss World pageant later this year. Photos: Miss World - Montenegro / Facebook

Miss Polonia 2020 is Natalia Gryglewska of Częstochowa

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A dietetics graduate and model from Częstochowa, Natalia Gryglewska, was crowned Miss Polonia 2020 in a glittering competition held on Monday, March 8 at the Grand Theatre in Łódź. The 22-year-old beauty who is currently pursuing a master's studies in Warsaw succeeded Miss Polonia 2019 Karolina Bielawska and will now prepare to represent Poland at the 70th Miss World pageant to be held later this year. Klaudia Wonatowska and Faustyna Wespińska were the first and second runners-up, respectively. Around 20 candidates battled it out for the national crown worth over PLN 50,000. Miss Polonia is one of the older national pageant in Poland with the first edition held in 1929. Past winners include Ewa Wachowicz, Rozalia Mancewicz, Marcelina Zawadzka, Paulina Krupińska, Izabella Krzan, Agata Biernat and Milena Sadowska. Poland has won the Miss World crown once courtesy of Aneta Kręglicka in 1989. Its last highest placement was Top 5 in 2004 with Katarzyna Borowicz. Photos: Miss Polonia

VLCC Femina Miss India 2020: Manasa Varanasi to represent India at 70th Miss World

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Manasa Varanasi of Telangana bested 14 other finalists to be crowned VLCC Femina Miss India World 2020 in a competition held at the Hyatt Regency in Mumbai on Wednesday, February 10. The 23-year-old beauty studied at Vasavi College of Engineering in Hyderabad and works as an analyst at a financial firm. She will now prepare to represent India at the 70th Miss World pageant later this year. Manika Sheokand of Haryana was named VLCC Femina Miss Grand India 2020 while Manya Singh of Uttar Pradesh clinched the runner-up position. Khushi Misra and Rati Hulji completed the Top 5 finalists. Miss World 2019 second runner-up and Miss World Asia 2019, Suman Rao, crowned her successor at the end of the event. The VLCC Femina Miss India 2020 grand finale will be aired over Colors HD and JioTV on Sunday, February 28. India has won the Miss World title six times with Reita Faria (1966), Aishwarya Rai (1994), Diana Hayden (1997), Yukta Mookhey (1999), Priyanka Chopra (2000), and Manushi Chhillar (201

Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2021 is Jeanine Brandt

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Miss Palmiste, Jeanine Brandt, was crowned Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2021 in a competition held on Sunday, January 31 at the South Academy for the Performing Arts (SAPA) in San Fernando. The 25-year-old professional makeup artist and founder of the Brandt Beauty Foundation bested 13 other contestants to win the title. Miss Marabella, Manisha Moonilal, and Miss Sand Fernando, Elisheva Phillips, were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Miss Union Village, Tobago, Ameika Louis, and Miss Chaguanas, Jemima Pierre, completed the Top 5. The new Miss World Trinidad and Tobago succeeds Tya Jane Ramey and will now have the opportunity to represent her country at the 70th Miss World pageant to be held later this year. “Last night I dreamt of a perfect ending. I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for a dream come true,” Jeanine wrote on social media. “I am awestruck and grateful to have the distinct honour of the title of Miss World Trinidad and Tobago bestowed on me

Miss Cambodia 2020: Phum Sophorn to represent Cambodia at 70th Miss World

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Phum Sophorn was crowned Miss Cambodia 2020 in a glittering competition held last Wednesday, December 23. The 18-year-old beauty from Phnom Penh bested 30 other contestants to win the national title. She succeeds last year’s titleholder, Vy Sreyvin. Pich Votey Saravody was named first runner-up while Keo Sreylin took home the second runner-up position. The new Miss Cambodia will represent her country at the 70th edition of the Miss World pageant to be held in the last quarter of 2021. “I would like to express my deepest gratitude to all the fans who have always supported me and other Miss Cambodia,” the beauty queen shared on social media. “I promise to do my best for Cambodia,” she added. Photos: Miss Cambodia

Miss France 2021 is Miss Normandie Amandine Petit

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Miss Normandie, Amandine Petit was crowned Miss France 2021 in a glittering competition held on Saturday, December 19 at the Grand Carrousel of Puy du Fou in Les Epesses, Pays de la Loire. The 23-year-old student from Caen beat 28 other beauties from across her country to win the coveted title. She succeeds last year’s winner from Guadeloupe, Clémence Botino. “The modern woman is a strong woman who defends beautiful values ​​and today by being there, present in front of you, I embody this modern woman who shows how far we are moving forward,” she answered in the Top 5 question and answer round. Miss Provence, April Benayoum was named first runner-up and Miss Côte d’Azur Lara Gautier clinched the second runner-up position. Miss Alsace, Aurélie Roux, and Miss Burgundy, Lou-Anne Lorphelin were the third runner-up and fourth runners-up, respectively. This year’s Miss France marked the 91st edition of the prestigious pageant. The competition also celebrated its centenary as it was first hel

Shudufhadzo Musida to represent South Africa at the 70th Miss World pageant

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The winners of Miss South Africa 2020 have been finally assigned to their respective international competitions. Miss South Africa organizers made the official announcement on social media. Shudufhadzo Musida will go to Miss World while the runners-up, Thato Thelma Mosehle and Natasha Joubert, will go to Miss Supranational and Miss Universe pageants, respectively. Miss World and Miss Supranational are expected to be held later this year while Miss Universe will be in the first quarter of 2021. Miss World South Africa 2020 Shudufhadzo Musida  Miss Supranational South Africa 2020 Thato Thelma Mosehle Miss Universe South Africa 2020 Natasha Joubert Photos: Miss South Africa