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Miss Nepal 2022: Meet the newly crowned Nepalese beauties for Miss World, Miss International and Miss Earth

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Three titles were at stake during the Miss Nepal 2022 final competition organized by The Hidden Treasure on Saturday, June 18 at Godavari Sunrise Convention Center in Lalitpur. Over 20 beauties from across Nepal competed for the titles Miss Nepal World, Miss Nepal International and Miss Nepal Earth. Priyanka Rani Joshi, a 24-year-old entrepreneur from Kathmandu, was crowned Miss Nepal World 2022. The Miss Nepal International and Miss Nepal Earth 2022 titles were respectively awarded to Sareesha Shrestha and Nancy Khadka. They will represent Nepal in the next edition of the Miss World, Miss Earth, and Miss International pageants. Nancy Khadka for Miss International Sareesha Shrestha for Miss Earth Priyanka Rani Joshi for Miss World Photos: Miss Nepal / The Hidden Treasure

Miss South Africa 2022 Top 10 finalists announced

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The Top 10 official finalists vying for the title of Miss South Africa 2022 have been announced on Monday, June 13 at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton. This year's national competition will take place at the Time Square's SunBet Arena in Pretoria and the winners are expected to represent South Africa at the international Miss Universe, Miss World, and Miss Supranational pageants. Meet the Top 10 official finalists: Anarzade Omar (23) from Crown Gardens Johannesburg, Gauteng has a BA in Strategic Communication in Marketing from the University of Johannesburg and works as a social media manager at a digital marketing agency. Ayanda Thabethe (22) from Maritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal is currently pursuing a degree in dietetics and human nutrition. Itumeleng Parage (22) from Central Western Jabavu in Soweto, Gauteng is a law student who holds a Bachelor of Arts (law major) degree from the University of Witwatersrand. Keaoleboga Nkashe (26) from Itsoseng, in the Ngaka Modiri Molema District

Miss Zambia 2021/22 is Natasha-Joan Mapulanga

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Natasha-Joan Mapulanga bested eight other finalists to be crowned Miss Zambia 2021/22 on Saturday, June 11 at Best Western Plus Lusaka Hotel. The 25-year-old international relations and development analyst hails from Lusaka. She succeeds Vanessa Ukevwe Chinyemba and is expected to represent her country at the Miss World pageant. Joyce Mwansa and Naboonga Muleng were named the first and second princesses, respectively. Photos: Miss Zambia

Miss World Malta 2022 is Natalia Galea

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Natalia Galea has been named Miss world Malta 2022 in a national competition held on Wednesday, June 8 in Fort St. Elmo. The 22-year-old lawyer, model, and actress from Santa Venera succeeds last year's titleholder Naomi Dingli. She will represent Malta at the 71st Miss World pageant. Amy Spiteri and Pearl Maria Micallef were the first and second runners-up, respectively. A total of 27 contestants participated in the 25th edition of the Miss World Malta pageant. Photos: Camille Fenech / Miss World Malta

Miss World's Julia Morley receives CBE in Her Majesty, The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Birthday Honours List

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Miss World Organization was delighted to share that Julia Morley has been awarded the CBE in Her Majesty, The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Birthday Honours List. The CBE (Commander British Empire) has been awarded in recognition of Julia’s charitable and voluntary services to disadvantaged people in the UK and across the world. “I am absolutely thrilled. It is so special to be recognized in this way," said the Chairman and CEO of Miss World. Julia Morley coined the phrase "Beauty With A Purpose" as her vision for young women to use their talents to help those less fortunate than themselves. Officially launched in 1972, Beauty With A Purpose has had a significant impact on improving the lives of the sick and disadvantaged. 50 years later, the program is now operating in 142 countries with funds raised for humanitarian projects exceeding 1 billion US dollars. Julia added: “I am humbled and so grateful to receive this Honour, particularly during the Platinum Jubilee celebration

Gwendolyne Fourniol of Negros Occidental wins Miss World Philippines 2022

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Gwendolyne Fourniol, representative of Negros Occidental, bested 35 other contestants to win the Miss World Philippines 2022 title at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Sunday, June 5. The 21-year-old Filipino-French beauty pursued a degree in economics from the Oxford Brookes University in London. She is an advocate for education and has been working with a non-profit organization that sends underprivileged kids to school. "As an advocate of education, I do agree that during the pandemic we have suffered the most, but the children who have a lack of access to education have suffered the greatest. And working hand in hand with ERDA Foundation who empowered the marginalized Filipino, I believe by uniting benefactors and encouraging our children and allowing them to go back to school, especially during this pandemic will make this world a better place because education is the greatest weapon against poverty," she answered during the question and answer portion. Also crowne

Miss Polonia 2022 is Krystyna Sokołowska

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Krystyna Sokołowska was crowned Miss Polonia 2021/2022 in a national competition held at the OSiR Sports and Spectacle Hall in Włocławek on Friday, May 27. The 25-year-old student and sports club owner from Białystok edged out 19 other beauties to win her title. She succeeds last year's winner, Natalia Gryglewska. Karolina Malina of Kołobrzeg and Julia Baryga of Łódź were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Klaudia Andrzejewska of Włocławek and Sylwia Bober of Biłgoraj completed the Top 5. Miss Polonia 2019 and reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska was present as a special guest at the glittering event. The new Miss Polonia was a former Miss Earth Poland winner who placed in the Top 10 at Miss Earth 2019 pageant held in the Philippines. It is not yet confirmed which international competition Krystyna will be sent to. Miss Polonia organization currently holds the national franchise for Miss World, Miss Intercontinental, and Miss Grand International pageants.

Miss Northern Ireland 2022 is Daria Gapska

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Daria Gapska was crowned Miss Northern Ireland 2022 in a national final held at Europa Hotel in Belfast on Monday, May 23. The 20-year-old nursing student from Co Antrim bested 23 other contestants to win her title. She succeeds last year's winner Anna Leitch and will now prepare to represent Northern Ireland at the 71st Miss World pageant. Lucy Johnston and Poppy Smith were the first and second runners-up, respectively. Reigning Miss World Karolina Bielawska was a special guest at the event. Photos: Brendan Gallagher / Miss Northern Ireland

Miss World Philippines 2022: Meet the finalists for Head to Head Challenge and Talent Competition

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Maria Gigante of Cebu and Charyzah Esparrago of Taguig have been announced the Top 2 finalists at the conclusion of the Miss World Philippines 2022 Head to Head Challenge final round that took place on Monday, May 23 at Twin Lakes Hotel.  Angela Teng of Baliway, Bulacan, Ashley Subijano Montenegro of Makati, and Erika Kristensen of Carmona, Cavite were the rest of the Top 5. For the Talent Competition, 5 contestants emerged at the top from their presentations on Tuesday, May 24 at Hotel Lucky China Town. They are Alison Black of Las Piñas, Gwendolyne Fourniol of Negros Occidental, Paula Madarieta Ortega of Albay, Cassandra Bermeo Chan of San Juan, and Tsina Jade Chu of Iloilo Province. The winners will be announced during the coronation night at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on June 5. Photos: Miss World Philippines Organization

71st Miss World: Meet the delegates from Bolivia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Honduras and Venezuela

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Over 20 beauties have already been confirmed as representatives of their respective countries and territories for the 71st Miss World edition. The final competition and official venue of the prestigious pageant are yet to be announced by the Miss World Organization. Reigning queen Karolina Bielawska of Poland, the second Polish to win Miss World, will crown her successor at the end of the event. Here are the delegates from Bolivia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Honduras, and Venezuela: Miss World Bolivia 2021 Fernanda Rivero is 20 years old and currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in International Trade. She won the title Miss Bolivia Mundo 2021 while representing Beni during the national competition held in August last year. Miss World Costa Rica 2022 Krisly Salas, a 24-year-old nutrition student and founder of the social project “Cuenta Conmigo” was named Señorita Costa Rica last February. The purpose of the project is to be a voice of encouragement to those who suffer from anxiety

Miss World Philippines 2022 Beach Beauty Competition Top 10 announced

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The 36 Miss World Philippines 2022 contestants showcased their runway skills during the pageant's Beach Beauty Competition held at Boracay Newcoast on Tuesday, May 17. Meet the Top 10 finalists officially announced by the Miss World Philippines Organization: Lady Justerinnie Santos (Bulakan, Bulacan), Lady Justerinnie Santos (Bulakan, Bulacan), Cassandra Chan (San Juan), Alison Black (Las Piñas), Maria Gigante (Cebu) Paula Maderieta Ortega (Albay), Blessie Villablanca (Iloilo City), Gwendolyn Furniol (Negros Occidental), Ingrid Santamaria (Parañaque City), Justine Beatrice Felizarta (Marikina City) The winner will be revealed during the Miss World Philippines 2022 coronation night at the Mall of Asia Arena on June 5. Photos: Charvin Valdez Torne / Miss World Philippines Organization

Miss World Philippines 2022 Sports Challenge Top 5 finalists announced

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The Miss World Philippines 2022 Sports Challenge Competition took place last Friday, May 13 at Timberland Highlands Resort in San Mateo, Rizal. Angela Teng (Baliwag, Bulacan), Shaina Rose Ico (Batangas), Cassandra Bermeo Chan (San Juan), Alison Black (Las Piñas), and Maria Gigante (Cebu) were announced as the Top 5 finalists. The winner of the Sports Challenge will be announced during the Miss World Philippines 2022 coronation night on June 5 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Photo: Miss World Philippines Organization

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