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Miss World Peru 2022 is Jennifer Barrantes

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Jennifer Barrantes, representing the region of Ucayali, was crowned Miss World Peru 2022 on Sunday, September 25 in Lima. The 23-year-old beauty is a commercial aviation graduate, a business owner, and an animal advocate. Apart from winning her title, she also bagged several awards including Best Smile, Miss Yolett, and Top Model. Gianella Paz Pacheco of Callao was named first runner-up while Lucia Arellano of Loreto and Fairus Ore of Lima Centro were announced the second and third runners-up, respectively. Completing the Top 8 finalists were the representatives of Chincha, María Claudia Ghersi Núñez; Junín, Nea Paz; La Libertad, Sofia Armas; and Lima Este, Mariley Vivanco. The new Miss World Peru succeeded Paula Montes and will now prepare to represent her country at the 71st Miss World pageant, whose date and venue are yet to be announced. A total of 16 contestants representing various cities and regions of Peru participated in the event. Since its debut at Miss World in 1959, Peru h

Miss World Cayman Islands 2022 is Leanni Tibbetts

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Leanni Tibbetts of George Town was crowned Miss World Cayman Islands 2022 on Saturday, September 24 at Harquail Theatre. The 25-year-old aviation management graduate is a pilot and sub-lieutenant at the Cayman Islands Cadet Corps. Apart from winning her national title, she was also awarded Miss Photogenic, Best in Sports, Best in Island Couture, and Best in Interview. Melissa Bridgemohan and Latoya Jackson were announced as the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Deverlee Ramos Bodden and Angelique Copeland were the rest of the finalists. The new Miss World Cayman Islands is also an environmental conservation advocate who lives by the saying "Be the change" and she intends to use her platform to empower women, especially those in abusive situations, and to highlight environmental initiatives. Leanni succeeded last year's titleholder Rashana Hydes and will now prepare to represent the Cayman Islands at the 71st Miss World pageant. View this post on Ins

Miss World Nederland 2022: Meet the 12 finalists

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Miss World Nederland 2022 (Miss World Netherlands) is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, September 28 at the De Koning Party & Events in Amsterdam. A total of 12 contestants were chosen to participate in the upcoming final where one winner will be crowned as the Netherlands' representative in the 71st Miss World pageant. Who will succeed last year's winner Lizzy Dobbe? Meet the 12 official finalists: Alisha van den Berg Alissa van de Lei Amber Koelewijn Fabienne van de Pol Iris can de Mars Jeany Kühr Linda Koers Marianne van Bruinnesen Nakaris Bokshoven Nova Cheyen Robey Bruins Tiarra Kappar To learn more about the finalists and purchase tickets for the finale, visit the Miss World Nederland official website. Photos:  Wim van Wel / Miss World Nederland

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

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 World Japan 2022 is Kana Yamaguchi

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Kana Yamaguchi bested 30 other finalists (including her sister) to be crowned Miss World Japan 2022 on Thursday, September 22 at the Hulic Hall Tokyo. The 24-year-old licensed teacher, model, and TV host from Toyama Prefecture succeeds last year's winner Tamaki Hoshi and will now prepare to represent Japan at the 71st Miss World pageant. Years prior to winning her national title, the new Miss World Japan has never imagined standing in front of an audience. "I would be happy if my challenge could be someone's courage, strength, and hope. Thank you for giving me the chance to stand here again, and next time I will spread my wings to the world," she said in her bio for the competition. Kana also wants a society where sports enrich the lives of children and increase the number of people who aim for a well-being lifestyle through sports. She believes that with her new position, she can communicate with the government and the board of education to realize it. Apart from the

Miss World's charity gala raised 300,000 USD in Vietnam

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After attending the Miss Indonesia 2022 final, the reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska returned to Vietnam for the first ever Beauty With A Purpose Charity Gala in the country. The special event was organized by Miss World Vietnam on Friday, September 16 at the La Vela Saigon Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Memorabilia from the national pageant were auctioned including the crown of the reigning Miss World Vietnam Huynh Nguyen Mai Phuong. According to Miss World, the event was a huge success with over 7 billion VND collected from donors and benefactors. The total amount raised will benefit the Miss World projects in Vietnam and overseas. "Once again Sen Vang Entertainment team have pulled off a remarkable event production that will surely after this success be repeated for many future years," Miss World Organization shared on social media. Karolina was also overwhelmed by the generosity of the Vietnamese people. "Vietnamese people have beautiful hearts. I am so proud to be

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

Miss Gibraltar 2022 is Faith Torres

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Faith Torres was crowned Miss Gibraltar 2022 during the national competition held on Saturday, September 17 at the Alameda Open Air Theatre Gibraltar. The 21-year-old biomedical science graduate bested 11 other finalists to win the title. She also bagged the People's Choice and Miss Elegance awards. Michelle Lopez Desoisa and Jaylyn Cruz were named the first and second princesses, respectively. At the end of the show, last year's titleholder Janice Sampere crowned her successor who will now prepare to represent Gibraltar at the 71st Miss World pageant. The new Miss Gibraltar believes that pageants give women the perfect opportunity to show not only their physical beauty but their intelligence and potential. This year's Miss Gibraltar pageant was organized by No1 Models Gibraltar headed by Kevin Hewitt. Meet the new Miss Gibraltar: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Gibraltar Official (@missgibraltarofficial) Photos: Josie Barcelo /  Miss

Miss Indonesia 2022 is Audrey Vanessa Susilo of Sulawesi Utara

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Miss Sulawesi Utara, Audrey Vanessa Susilo was crowned Miss Indonesia 2022 on Thursday, September 15 at Studio RCTI+ in Jakarta. The 22-year-old Monash University student representing the North Sulawesi province bested 36 other contestants to win her national title. She was also announced as the winner of the Talent and Social Media fast track. Completing the Top 5 finalists were first runner-up Ida Ayu Laksmi of Bali, second runner-up Alyssandra Winyoto of Jawa Timur, third runner-up Angelina Aqila of Kalimantan Barat, and fourth runner-up Naomy Angelica Sembiring of Riau. At the end of the show, last year's winner and Miss World Asia Pricilia Carla Yules passed her crown on to her successor who will now prepare to represent her country at the 71st Miss World pageant. Reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska from Poland graced the glittering event as a special guest. The new Miss Indonesia plays an active role in her community and has a very high concern for poverty and education is

Miss Turkey 2022: Meet the Top 20 finalists

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Miss Turkey Organization has officially revealed on Wednesday, September 14 the Top 20 finalists for the Miss Turkey 2022 pageant. The official finalists were selected out of more than 100 aspirants that were invited to the pre-qualification round that took place yesterday. Who will be the next Miss Turkey World, Miss Turkey Universe, and Miss Turkey Supranational? The Miss Turkey 2022 grand coronation will be held on Tuesday, September 20 at the Lazzoni Hotel in Istanbul. At the end of the event, last year's winners Dilara Korkmaz, Cemrenaz Turhan, and Şira Sahilli will crown their successors who will represent Turkey at the next Miss World, Miss Universe, and Miss Supranational editions. Meet this year's finalists: 1. Hande Deniz Uluğ, 21, advertising student 2. Gizem Koşar, 19, dentistry student 3. Derya Çetinkaya, 22, law student 4. Esil Kaya, 19, textile and fashion design student 5. Aleyna Şirin, 21, interior architecture and environmental design student 6. İrem Su Kahra

Miss Turkey 2022 competition heats up

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Over 100 eligible applicants turned up for the pre-qualification round of the Miss Turkey 2022 competition on Tuesday, September 13 at the Lazzoni Hotel in Istanbul. From this round, the special jury will select only 20 beauties who will move on to the camp process and the grand final next Tuesday, September 20 at the same venue. The Miss Turkey Organization has yet to announce the names of the Top 20 official finalists. Just like every year, the winners of this year's competition will represent the country at Miss World, Miss Universe, and Miss Supranational pageants. The country's most prestigious beauty pageant has been sending Turkish representatives to the world's largest competitions including Miss International since 1980. One of the remarkable winners is actress and dancer Azra Akın who won Miss World 2002. Here are this year's aspirants with renowned hair stylist Sabit Akkaya: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Turkey Official