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Miss Srbije 2021 / Miss World Serbia 2022 is Anja Radic

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Anja Radic bested 19 other beauties to be crowned Miss Srbije 2021 in a national competition held last Thursday, January 27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. The 20-year-old project and innovation management student from Belgrade will represent Serbia at the Miss World 2022 pageant. She succeeds last year's titleholder, Andrijana Savic. The first runner-up Anela Džanovic was named Miss Charm Serbia while Andjela Bucalo, the second runner-up, received the title Miss Teen International Serbia. Venera Stanisavljevic, Natasa Pilipovic, and Emina Rajicic were awarded Beauty Ambassador of Sharm El Sheikh, Miss Eco Serbia, and Miss Photogenic, respectively. "Impressions are slowly settling, and emotions are mixed. I would like to thank my company and my family. I will do my best to use my mandate in a quality way and to be the best possible ambassador of my country in the world," the new Miss Srbije / Miss World Serbia said after winning her national title. "I have a lot of challe

Miss Mundo Panamá 2022 candidates presentation takes place this February

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The official presentation gala of the Miss Mundo Panamá 2022 (Miss World Panama 2022) candidates will be held on Thursday, February 17 at the Teatro Pacific in Panama City, following health security measures. It will be the first official public appearance of the girls, where they will show their skills on the catwalk, in addition to receiving the official sashes of their regions that identify them as candidates in the race for the national crown. Those attending the event will also have the opportunity to vote for Miss Popularity, who will receive a surprise prize during the final night of the pageant. Meet the 22 official candidates: Kathleen Pérez Coffre (Bocas del Toro) Yenifer Vega (Chiriquí) Patricia Mejía (Chiriqui Occidente) Eileen Paterson (Coclé) Chelsea Bailey (Colón) Gelen Clara (Comarcas) Tanisha Ledezma (Costa Sur) Angie Paz (Darién) Melodie Johnson (Herrera) Diana Álvarez (Islas del Caribe) Stephanie Mosquera (Islas del Pacífico) Nadia Borrero (Los Santos) Emily Castro (

Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra welcomes first child with Nick Jonas

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Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra took to social media to announce that she has welcomed her first child with her husband. The Indian beauty shared: "We are overjoyed to confirm that we have welcomed a baby via surrogate. We respectfully ask for privacy during this special time as we focus on our family." Her post received an outpouring amount of congratulatory messages like one from her fellow Femina Miss India and Miss Universe 2000 winner, Lara Dutta. Priyanka was crowned Miss World 2000 at the age of 18 before becoming a famous actress in both Bollywood and Hollywood. She married American singer and actor Nick Jonas in December of 2018. Last year, she published her memoir "Unfinished", which reached The New York Times Best Seller list. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Priyanka (@priyankachopra) Source: Priyanka Chopra / Instagram

Miss World 2021: Official Top 40 contestants announced

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Miss World Organization has officially announced the remaining 25 contestants who were chosen by the judges to join the 15 fast track winners back in Puerto Rico this March. They will arrive in the host country on March 12 while the rest of the 97 contestants will only be featured in the broadcast of the 70th Miss World final, which will air live on March 16 at 8 p.m. ET (local time) from the Coliseo De Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot in San Juan. Meet the official Top 40 contestants: Argentina – Amira Hidalgo Bahamas – Sienna Evans Botswana – Palesa Mofele Brazil – Caroline Teixeira Cameroon – Audrey Monkam Canada – Svetlana Mamaeva Chile – Carol Drpic China – Jiang Siqi Colombia – Andrea Aguilera Cote D'Ivoire – Olivia Yacé Czech Republic – Karolína Kopíncová Dominican Republic – Emmy Pena Ecuador – Ámar Pacheco England – Rehema Muthamia France – April Benayoum Guinea – Nene Bah Hungary – Lili Tótpeti Iceland – Hugrún Birta Egilsdóttir India – Manasa Varanasi Indonesia – Carla Yu

Miss World 2021: Only Top 40 will return to Puerto Rico this March

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Miss World Organization will announce today the official Top 40 contestants who will return to compete at the 70th Miss World final in Puerto Rico this March. Fifteen contestants have already secured their places in the Top 40 after winning the fast track events such as the Head to Head Challenge, Talent, Top Model, Sports, and Beauty With A Purpose, while the 25 remaining contestants who were chosen by the judges will be revealed within the day. The 15 contestants are from Botswana , Palesa Mofele, Cameroon , Audrey Monkam, Cote D'Ivoire , Olivia Yacé, England , Rehema Muthamia, India , Manasa Varanasi, Kenya , Sharon Obara, Mexico , Karolina Vidales, Mongolia , Burte-Ujin Anu, Nepal , Namrata Shrestha, Nicaragua , Sheynnis Palacios, Paraguay , Bethania Borba, Philippines , Tracy Perez, South Africa , Shudufhadzo Musida, United States , Shree Saini, and Venezuela , Alejandra Conde. Miss World 2021 final competition was supposed to be held last December but had to be rescheduled to

Trinidad and Tobago's Jeanine Brandt releases statement on controversial Miss World video

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Reigning Miss World Trinidad and Tobago Jeanine Brandt released an official statement on the controversial video clip of her presentation for the 70th Miss World Beauty With A Purpose Head to Head Challenge that circulated on social media. The beauty queen claimed thousands of children in Trinidad and Tobago live in poverty, sleep on cold grounds in makeshift homes, and have limited or no access to running water, food, school, and healthcare. Her critics complained it was an inaccurate portrayal of life in the dual-island Caribbean nation. "Over the past two years, I have worked assiduously through my NGO The Brandt Beauty Foundation to aid and support underprivileged communities. My intention was never to portray our twin-island nation in a negative light or to bring ill repute to the Miss World Trinidad and Tobago Franchise," she said in her official statement. The Miss World Trinidad and Tobago Organization also expressed full support to Jeannie and were disheartened over

70th Miss World rescheduled to March 16 in Puerto Rico

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Miss World announces new Pageant Finale and Coronation Date; Globally Televised event stays in Puerto Rico! SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The Miss World Organization is pleased to announce March 16, 2022, as the rescheduled date for the Miss World 2021 global telecast and its 70th anniversary finale live from the Puerto Rico Coliseum Jose Miguel Agrelot! “We are so excited that we are staying in Puerto Rico to crown the new Miss World!” said Julia Morley, president of Miss World Ltd. “We have been overwhelmed by the support of the people here! The countdown and final planning has begun. Our team is thrilled that we will show all the wonders that Puerto Rico has to offer as a premier tourism destination to the entire world. We love Puerto Rico.” Contestants from around the globe will return to the Isle of Enchantment to compete for the coveted Miss World crown in March. The pre-recorded content that has been taped throughout Puerto Rico during the past 4 weeks demonstrating its rich culture,

Miss World 2021 temporarily postpones final show in Puerto Rico

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Miss World 2021 temporarily postpones global broadcast finale in Puerto Rico due to health and safety interests of contestants, staff, crew, and general public. The finale will be rescheduled at Puerto Rico Coliseum Jose Miguel Agrelot within the next 90 days. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - After meeting with the virologists and medical experts hired to oversee the Miss World 2021 event and discussing with the Puerto Rico Health Department, the decision has been made by the organizers of the event to postpone the globally broadcast finale at the Puerto Rico Coliseum Jose Miguel Agrelot to be held within the next 90 days. As of yesterday, additional safety measures were implemented in the best interest of the contestants, production team, and spectators, understanding the event increased risks on the stage and in the dressing room. However, after additional positive cases were confirmed this morning after consulting with health officials and experts, the postponement decision was made. The nex

Miss World 2021: Several contestants test positive for COVID-19

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Several Miss World 2021 contestants have tested positive for COVID-19 and will not be permitted to appear on stage this Thursday at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. While none of those who tested positive required hospitalization, they have to follow a mandatory 10-day isolation period according to the spokesperson of Puerto Rico's health department. Julia Morley, CEO of the Miss World Organization, also said they are following national guidelines and if the contestants don't produce a negative molecular PCR test, they won't be on stage for the final show. MWO assured the contestants will not be excluded from the competition and the committee is working to make their performances taken into account during the final. Photo: Miss World

Miss World 2021: Beauty With A Purpose Top 6 announced

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The Miss World Organization has officially announced the Top 6 contestants of the Miss World 2021 Beauty With A Purpose, the core of the pageant. They are from  England , Rehema Muthamia, India , Manasa Varanasi, Kenya , Sharon Obara, Philippines , Tracy Perez, South Africa , Shudufhadzo Musida, and the United States , Shree Saini. The selected contestants will now automatically advance to the Miss World 2021 semi-finals and their Beauty With A Purpose projects in their own countries will also receive support from the MWO. Here are the Top 6 and their Beauty With A Purpose videos from the official Miss World YouTube channel: Don't miss watching the 70th Miss World final competition live this Thursday, December 16 from the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Source: Miss World

Miss France 2022 is Diane Leyre of Île-de-France

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Diane Leyre, representing the northern Ile-de-France region, was crowned Miss France 2022 in a glittering national final held on Saturday, December 11 at the Zenith in Caen. The 24-year-old international trade graduate bested 28 other beauties to win the beauty title. She succeeds Amandine Petit of Normandy and became the 16th woman from her region to win Miss France. Floriane Bascou of Martinique and Cécile Wolfrom of Alsace were named the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Tumateata Buisson of Tahiti and Youssra Askry of Normandy completed the Top 5 finalists. The new Miss France will either represent her country at the international Miss Universe or Miss World pageant next year. Photos: Sipa Press / Miss France

Miss World 2021: Beauty With A Purpose Top 10 announced

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The Top 10 finalists of the Miss World 2021 Beauty With A Purpose have been officially announced on Monday, December 13. Beauty With A Purpose is an event established in the 70s that is celebrated during the activities prior to the Miss World pageant. It awards the contestant with the most relevant and important charity project in her nation. Since 2005 the winner automatically advances to the quarter-finals. The Top 10 finalists are the following contestants: Czech Republic – Karolína Kopíncová England – Rehema Muthamia India – Manasa Varanasi Kenya – Sharon Obara Madagascar – Nellie Anjaratiana Nepal – Namrata Shrestha Philippines – Tracy Perez South Africa – Shudufhadzo Musida Sri Lanka – Sadé Greenwood United States – Shree Saini Don't miss watching the 70th Miss World final competition live this Thursday, December 16 from the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Photos: Miss World

Miss World 2021: Burte-Ujin Anu of Mongolia wins Talent Challenge

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Mongolia's Burte-Ujin Anu was announced the winner of the Miss World 2021 Talent Challenge and will now automatically advance to the semi-final. Amine Storrød of Norway placed second while Tamaki Hoshi of Japan placed third. Carol Drpic of Chile and Anna Leitch of Northern Ireland placed fourth and fifth, respectively. The 70th Miss World final competition will be held this Thursday, December 16 at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Photo: Miss World

Miss World 2021: Mexico's Karolina Vidales wins Sports Challenge

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Karolina Vidales of Mexico was announced the winner of the Miss World 2021 Sports Challenge and will now automatically earn a place at the semi-final. Hugrún Birta Egilsdóttir of Iceland placed second while both the representatives of Guinea-Bissau, Itchacénia Da Costa, and Ireland, Pamela Uba placed third. The 70th Miss World final competition will be held this Thursday, December 16 at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Photo: Miss World

Miss World 2021: Head to Head Challenge winners announced

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After a busy couple of weeks interviewing each contestant in this year's Miss World Head to Head Challenge and the public votes have been tallied, the winners were finally revealed on Thursday, December 9 at the Capitolio De Puerto Rico in San Juan. The winners are contestants from Botswana , Palesa Mofele, Cameroon , Audrey Monkam, Cote D'Ivoire , Olivia Yacé, Nepal , Namrata Shrestha, Nicaragua , Sheynnis Palacios, Paraguay , Bethania Borba, Philippines , Tracy Perez, and Venezuela , Alejandra Conde. Miss World Cayman Islands, Colombia, Haiti, Indonesia, Mexico, Mongolia, Trinidad and Tobago, and Vietnam were the rest of the Top 16. This year broke records on the Mobstar Voting platform with 1.4 billion views and 70 million votes, making it busier this year than the last few years put together. The Head to Head Challenge winners will automatically advance to the Top 30 in the Miss World 2021 final on Thursday, December 16 at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum. Photos: Miss Worl