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Miss World Philippines 2022 official contestants meet the press

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The Miss World Philippines 2022 press presentation took place last Thursday, May 12 at Cove Manila. Thirty-six beauties are vying for the coveted titles at stake and the opportunity to represent the Philippines at the next Miss World, Miss Supranational, Miss Eco International, and Reina Hispanoamericana international competitions. The reigning queens, Tracy Perez, Dindi Pajares, Emmanuelle Vera, and Kathleen Paton will crown their successors at the end of the event. Here are the 36 contestants representing their respective cities and provinces: Simone Nadine Bornilla - Marinduque Erika Vinculado - Roxas City, Capiz Angel Jed Zaragoza Latorre - Lambunao, Iloilo Maica Cabling Martinez - Nueva Ecija Shaina Rose Manalo Ico - Batangas Province Samantha M. Gabronino - San Jose del Monte, Bulacan Erika Kristensen - Carmina, Cavite Tsina Jade Chu - Iloilo Province Kayla Arriadne Tiongson - Lipa City, Batangas Kristal Marie Gante - Davao del Norte Maria Niña C. Soriano - Pangasinan Anje Mae Ma

Miss Wales 2022 is Darcey Corria, first woman of color to win the pageant

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Darcey Corria bested 19 other finalists to be crowned Miss Wales 2022 in a glittering competition held at The Riverfront in Newport on Sunday, May 8. The 21-year-old model and advocate from Barry was born to a white mother and a father of Jamaican heritage. She became the first-ever woman of color to win the Miss Wales pageant. Chepstow's Zoe Scrimshaw and Bridgend's Catrin Harries were the first and second runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Wales volunteers for Race Equality First and helps women from black, Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds in the community through health and fitness. She has also been actively involved in the Criminal Justice in Wales Anti-Racism Delivery Plan called Together Stronger. "I am elated and honored to announce that last night I was crowned Miss Wales 2022. My journey has been one of perseverance and dedication, I remained true to myself and worked my socks off so I am overjoyed that my hard work has paid off," she shared on soc

Miss Czech Republic 2022: Meet the newly crowned winners

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Five national titles were at stake at the culmination of this year's Miss Czech Republic pageant that took place at Fórum Karlín in Prague on Saturday, May 7. Krystyna Pyszková, a 23-year-old model and student from Třince was named Miss Czech Republic 2022 / Miss World Czech Republic 2022. She succeeds Karolína Kopíncová and will now prepare to represent the Czech Republic at the 71st Miss World (Miss World 2022) later this year. Adéla Maděryčová (23), Kristýna Malířová (23), Mariana Bečková (23), and Karolína Syroťuková (20) clinched the titles Miss International Czech Republic, Miss Supranational Czech Republic, Miss Grand Czech Republic and Miss Intercontinental Czech Republic, respectively. They will be sent to the next edition of their respective international competitions namely Miss International, Miss Supranational, Miss Grand International, and Miss Intercontinental. Reigning Miss Supranational from Namibia, Chanique Rabe, was a special guest at the glittering event. Miss

CNB Ecuador 2022: Meet the newly crowned Ecuadorian beauties for Miss World and Miss Supranational 2022

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The Concurso Nacional de Belleza Ecuador 2022 (CNB Ecuador) pageant was held on Saturday, April 30 at the Teatro Sánchez Aguilar in Samborondón. Miss Santa Elena, Annie Zambrano, was proclaimed Señorita Ecuador 2022 (Miss World Ecuador). The 22-year-old entrepreneur who is pursuing her bachelor's degree in languages will represent Ecuador at Miss World 2022 later this year. Another winner of the competition is Valery Carabalí who was named Miss Supranational Ecuador 2022. She will travel to Nowy Sacz in Malopolska, Poland to compete for the Miss Supranational 2022 title this July. Gabriela Andrade and María Paula López were proclaimed Virreina Nacional and first princess, respectively. Last year's titleholders Amar Pacheco and Justeen Cruz have successfully relinquished their reigns to their respective successors at the end of the event. Reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska of Poland and Miss Supranational Chanique Rabe of Namibia were special guests at the national competi

Miss World 2022 Karolina Bielawska visits Ecuador

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Reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska has arrived in Ecuador as a special guest in the upcoming Concurso Nacional de Belleza Ecuador (CNB Ecuador) 2022 national pageant. Karolina's one-week tour of the South American country includes a reunion with her Miss World sister Amar Pacheco Ibarra, a meeting with the vice mayor of Guayaquil Josué Sánchez, a visit to the chocolate museum, and a trip to the Galápagos Islands as part of a marine conservation project. The Polish beauty was also invited to present computer tablets to more than 100 deserving young people in a project that is dedicated to supplying a tablet and WiFI package to every disadvantaged young person in the city of Guayaquil. A new Miss World Ecuador will be elected this Saturday, April 30 at Teatro Sánchez Aguilar in Samborondón. View this post on Instagram A post shared by MISS WORLD 2022 (@karolinabielawska) Source: Miss World

Miss World Australia 2022 is Kristen Wright

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Former national gymnast Kristen Wright was named Miss World Australia 2022 at Palazzo Versace on Queensland's Gold Coast on Friday, April 29. The 23-year-old beauty who hails from Mornington, Victoria is a biomedical student and a scuba diving instructor. She succeeds Miss World Australia 2019 Sarah Marschke and will now prepare to represent her country at Miss World 2022 later this year. This year's national competition was held after a 2-year pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Australia has won the Miss World title twice with Penelope Plummer (Miss World 1968) and Belinda Green (Miss World 1972). Photos: Miss World Australia

Miss Madagascar 2022 is Antsaly Rajoelina

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Miss Analamanga, Antsaly Rajoelina, was crowned Miss Madagascar 2022 in a national competition held at the Arena Ivandry in Antananarivo on Monday, April 18. The 23-year-old beauty who holds a degree in management bested 18 other contestants to win her title. She succeeds last year's winner and Miss World Top 40 semi-finalist, Nellie Anjaratiana. Lisimonde Rabemananjara of Fitovinany and Christelle Dolsain of Boeny were the first and second runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Madagascar will represent her island country at the Miss World 2022 pageant later this year. Photos: Miss Madagascar Ofisialy

Former Miss World Vanessa Ponce de Leon ties the knot in California

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THE SECRET IS OUT | Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponce de Leon has recently got married in California, USA. The Mexican beauty took to social media to share several photos with her mystery husband from the wedding that took place in Carmel Valley. One secret remains as of this writing, who is he? Email us the tip! Former Miss World America, Miss World runner-up, and now reigning Miss Earth Air, Marisa Butler, was also present during the important occasion. Marisa took to her social media account and wrote: "Now that the secret is out… CONGRATULATIONS to one of the most beautiful souls I have ever met on this new and exciting journey!" "From zipping up your Miss World competition evening gown to tying you into your wedding gown - you can always count on me to have your back! I love you [Vanessa Ponce de Leon]." Vanessa replied in a comment: "Thanks for walking with me and loving me no matter how crazy I am! I love you." On December 8, 2018, Vanessa made history

Miss World 2022 Karolina Bielawska travels to Romania and the USA

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Following her successful homecoming in Poland, Miss World 2021 Karolina Bielawska went to Bucharest, Romania as a special guest for the charity called "Close to Ukraine" organized by the Romanian Hotel Industry Federation. The charity event was held to raise funds to support the Ukrainian refugees coming to the country as well as to help children with cancer and their families through the Magic Foundation. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss World (@missworld) After her successful visit to the Romanian capital city, the reigning Miss World who celebrated her birthday on April 11, flew to New York City, USA where she was honored to meet with the Polish Consul General Adrian Kubicki and discuss the Miss World Beauty With A Purpose. Karolina also visited the Polish Slavic Federal Credit Union in NYC where she met with the board members and the Polish community. "I felt extremely welcomed by all of them! I also received a very beautiful and

Miss World 2022 Karolina Bielawska returns home

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Almost 2 weeks after winning the 70th Miss World pageant in Puerto Rico, Karolina Bielawska has returned to her home country. Fresh from London, the 23-year-old Polish beauty has arrived at Warsaw Chopin Airport on Sunday, March 27. She was warmly received by her friends, family, and members of the media in an evening of emotions and joy. The next day, a press conference was held in Poland's capital city which was also attended by Miss Polonia organizers and Miss World CEO Julia Morley. Karolina was crowned Miss World 2021 last March 16 and brought home her country's second Miss World title after 33 years. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Polonia Official (@miss.polonia) Photos: Miss World, Miss Polonia / Instagram

Miss Belgium 2022 is Chayenne van Aarle

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Chayenne van Aarle, 23, bested 29 other finalists to be crowned Miss Belgium 2022 in a glittering competition held on Saturday, March 26 at the Proximus Theater in De Panne. The bilingual flight attendant from Antwerp succeeds last year's winner Kedist Deltour and will either represent Belgium at the next Miss Universe or Miss World edition. Real estate agent Elle Leclercq, 22, from Lokeren was named the first runner-up while Silvana Spyros, 25, from Maasmechelen finished as the second runner-up. View this post on Instagram A post shared by MISS BELGIUM ORGANISATION (@missbelgium_official) Photos: Miss Belgium Organization

Miss World 2022 Karolina Bielawska visits Polish donation center in London

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Newly crowned Miss World Karolina Bielawska has visited the Polish White Eagle Club in London to support their appeal to help the people of Ukraine. Karolina visited the club to see the wonderful work being completed by the Polish Community. She also helped pack boxes, thanked those who have given their time, and pledged to come back soon to help more. "We visited White Eagle Club. Their mission is to serve those on the ground who are affected by the conflict in Ukraine through the provision of much needed supplies," she wrote on her social media account. "During this difficult time this unique place became a symbol of solidarity, service and support," she added. After arriving in London since winning the second Miss World title for Poland last week in Puerto Rico, the 23-year-old kicked off her reign by attending a charity event at the Polish club “Ognisko” in South Kensington whose aim was "to raise funds for the Ukrainian people suffering from the current cr

Miss Rwanda 2022 is Nshuti Divine Muheto

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Nshuti Divine Muheto bested 18 other contestants to win Miss Rwanda 2022 in a national competition held last March 19 at Intare Conference Arena in Kigali. The 18-year-old high school graduate from the Western Province succeeds last year's winner, Grace Ingabire. She will now prepare to represent her country at the Miss World 2022 pageant later this year. Maolithia Keza and Darina Kayumba were the first and second runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Rwanda took home lucrative awards from sponsors including a brand-new car courtesy of Hyundai Rwanda. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Rwanda (@missrwandadotrw) Photos: Miss Rwanda

Poland's Karolina Bielawska crowned the 70th Miss World

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Poland's Karolina Bielawska has been crowned the 70th Miss World (Miss World 2021) at the Coca-Cola Music Hall in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, March 16. The 23-year-old model and master's degree student in management from the central Polish city of Lodz succeeds the longest-reigning Miss World from Jamaica, Toni-Ann Singh. "I still cannot believe it. I'm often very talkative but right now I'm definitely speechless. I'm so grateful for this opportunity and I cannot wait for this amazing adventure," she said shortly after winning her title. Shree Saini of the United States clinched the first runner-up title while Olivia Yace of Cote d'Ivoire was named the second runner-up. Indonesia's Carla Yules, Mexico's Karolina Vidales, and Northern Ireland's Anna Leitch were the Top 6 finalists. The contestants from Colombia, Andrea Aguilera, Czech Republic, Karolína Kopíncová, France, April Benayoum, India, Manasa Varanasi, Philippines, Tracy Mau