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Miss Earth Wales 2023 is Carys Havard

Carys Havard was crowned Miss Earth Wales 2023 in a glittering competition held on Sunday, October 8 at the Miskin Manor in Pontyclun, Wales. The 20-year-old beauty is a medical student at Keele University and a former Miss Wales contestant from Crickhowell. She succeeds last year's titleholder Shereen Brogan and will now prepare to represent Wales at Miss Earth 2023 in Vietnam this December. Myome Mortimer-Davies was named Miss Earth Wales Air while Rosa May Gurnett and Poppy Rebecca Davies were awarded the title Miss Earth Wales Water and Miss Earth Wales Fire, respectively. The national pageant is currently under the directorship of photographer, stylist, and former contestant Dani Latimer. A total of seven finalists took part in this year's competition. Former Miss Earth USA who bagged Miss Earth Water 2015 Brittany Ann Payne was among the distinguished judges. She was joined in the panel by former Miss Earth Wales Sophie Bettridge and Yasmine Alley. Entries are now open fo

Miss Intercontinental Great Britain 2023: Meet the winners

The Miss Intercontinental Great Britain 2023 pageant was held on Saturday, April 15 at The Radlett Centre in Radlett, Hertfordshire (England). A total of nine contestants took part in the live national final where three titles were at stake — Miss Intercontinental England, Scotland, and Wales. Reigning Miss Grand United Kingdom, Sofia Mayers, former Miss Intercontinental Ireland Nadia Sayers, and Miss Intercontinental 1994 winner Kimberly Anne Byers (USA) were in the panel of judges. The winners were Georgia Urmson (Miss Intercontinental Wales 2023), Lana Taylor (Miss Intercontinental England 2023), and Emily Merchant (Miss Intercontinental Scotland 2023). They will represent their respective countries at the 51st Miss Intercontinental (Miss Intercontinental 2023) world final on a date and venue yet to be announced. The rest of the nine contestants were Shannon Allslop, Mai Caring, Lauri Knowler, Elli May Sait, Deyonne Best, and Chiara-Francesca Fox. Former titleholder and Miss Interco

Miss Wales 2023 is Millie-Mae Adams from Cardiff

Millie-Mae Adams from Cardiff edged out 28 other finalists to win Miss Wales 2023 on Saturday, April 15 at The Riverfront in Newport. The 20-year-old first-year medical student at the University of Exeter succeeded last year's winner Darcey Corria and will represent Wales at Miss World 2024. Zoe Scrimshaw (25) from Chepstow, Monmouthshire, and Helena Hawke (18) from Caerleon were named the first and second runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Wales is an alopecia advocate who has suffered from the hair loss condition herself for two years. She also founded the non-profit Street Doctors Exeter whose latest campaign "8 Minutes to Save a Life" provides young people training on how to act as first responders if they come across a victim of a knife attack. Millie-Mae is a Yale Young Global Scholar, and an ambassador for Calan DVS, one of the largest domestic abuse charities in Wales with a mission to end domestic violence and abuse. "I don’t even know where to begin wit

Miss Earth 2022: Meet the delegates from Austria, Korea, Scotland, and Wales

Miss Earth organization announced a few more delegates confirmed to participate in Miss Earth 2022 in the Philippines this November. After two virtual editions, this year's pageant themed “ME Loves Fauna” will be taking on a "hybrid format" with virtual and on-ground events in the host country. Around 90 beauties from around the world are expected to compete. Meet the delegates from Austria, Korea, Scotland, and Wales: Miss Earth Austria 2022 Katharina Prager, 19, is currently attending a TV Academy in Vienna. As an international environmental and peace ambassador, she has planted trees in forests, together with the Climate and Energy Region Lainsitztal. Miss Earth Korea 2022 Mina Sue Choi is a 23-year-old communication major at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Miss Earth Scotland 2022 Marcie Reid, a 27-year-old office manager based in Croxley, is an advocate for sustainable living and actively campaigns and fundraises for environmental causes. She once organi

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

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 Wales 2021: Olivia Harris to represent Wales at 70th Miss World in Puerto Rico

Olivia Harris was crowned Miss Wales 2021 during the glistening competition held at The Riverfront, Newport on Saturday, September 11. The 18-year-old beauty from Magor succeeds Gabriella Jukes, Miss Wales 2019 who is the longest-reigning Miss Wales in history. She is a model, beauty therapist, and ambassador for Ready, Steady, Go, a charity that supports children with autism. Lauren Parkinson was announced as first runner-up and the second runner-up position was awarded to Emily Norris. "Dreams do come true," said the new Miss Wales. "Today marks another new chapter in my life as I sign my contract as a contestant for Miss World 2021, I am truly blessed," she added. Olivia will represent Wales at the 70th Miss World (Miss World 2021) pageant in San Juan, Puerto Rico this December. Photos: Danielle Latimer / Miss Wales