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India's Deep Supriyam crowned Miss Elite 2022 in Egypt

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India's Deep Supriyam was crowned Miss Elite 2022 in an international pageant held last Friday, June 10 at Somabay, a modern town resort on the Red Sea in Egypt. The 28-year-old textile and costume designer from Mumbai succeeds last year's titleholder from Mexico, Fernanda Pumar. She bested over 30 other contestants to win the competition. "My parents always offered me the freedom to be whoever I wanted to be, and maybe that’s the reason I’ve achieved few precious things in life and yet to achieve more," she shared on social media. "I know that there are many women out there with a seed of dream they think one can live, to all those girls, go live it, enjoy each moment of reaching to it, because once you’re there it’s beautiful but the most memorable is the journey to it, it’s thrilling, challenging your patience, capability, belief and so much more when no one else sees it," she added. Shanon Tampon of the Philippines was named the first runner-up while Val

Mister Supranational Mexico 2022 is Moisés Peñaloza of Tamaulipas

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Moisés Peñaloza was named Mister Supranational Mexico 2022 in a national competition held at the Teatro Galerías in Guadalajara, Jalisco on Sunday, June 12. The 30-year-old electronics engineer, who hails from Tamaulipas, is an actor, TV host, and athlete. He bested 26 other contestants to win his title. Said Reza of Coahuila and Felipe Alvarez of Veracruz were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while the representatives of Tlaxcala, Paco Flores, and Jalisco, Jesus Esparza completed the Top 5 finalists. Reigning Mister Supranational Varo Vargas from Peru was a special guest at the event. The new Mister Supranational Mexico will join Miss Supranational Mexico 2022 Regina González in representing their country at the Miss Supranational and Mister Supranational 2022 competitions in Poland this July. "I have always believed in work, discipline, passion, time, but above all love, it is very important to enjoy and do what you really like, never take your finger off the line,

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

Sireethorn Leearamwat graces Miss International Vietnam 2022 send-off ceremony

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Reigning Miss International Sireethorn Leearamwat has officially arrived for the first time in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to attend the special send-off ceremony for Miss International Vietnam 2022. The Thai beauty was accompanied by Miss International Media Director Stephen Inventor Diaz during her official visit to the Southeast Asian country. Miss International Vietnam organizers, Sen Vang Entertainment, held an official press conference to sash Miss Vietnam 2020 runner-up and now Vietnam's representative to the upcoming 60th Miss International pageant, Pham Ngoc Phuong Anh. The special event was held at Rex Hotel Saigon on Monday, June 13. According to Miss International, the successful event was attended by hundreds of pre-registered media personnel, sponsors, and former Miss International Vietnam titleholders. The 60th Miss International (Miss International 2022) will take place on December 13 in Tokyo, Japan, after a 2-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photos: Gerhard

Miss Universe 2022: Meet the newly crowned delegates from Albania and Kosovo

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The Miss Universe Albania and Kosovo 2022 national competition was held on Friday, June 10 at the Venom Nightclub in Pristina. Deta Kokomani, a 21-year-old pharmacy student from Durres was crowned Miss Universe Albania 2022. She studied piano for about six years, a passion she still practices in her spare time. "No doubt Miss Universe is the destination where I should be in this chapter of my life. A chapter where I feel more confident & confident than ever to represent the figure and values of the Albanian woman in the world," she said. A 23-year-old fashion model and aspiring dentist from Pristina, Roksana Ibrahimi, was crowned Miss Universe Kosovo 2022. During her spare time, she enjoys reading books, practicing her profession, and staying fit. "An unforgettable moment that I will always carry like a precious treasure in my heart. The country that raised me and educated me now has fulfilled my long-life dream to have the opportunity to represent my country,"

Miss/Mister Supranational Venezuela 2022: Selene Delgado, Jorge Eduardo Núñez, Ismelys Velasquez were named winners

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Selene Delgado, Jorge Eduardo Núñez, and Ismelys Velasquez were named winners during the Miss and Mister Supranational Venezuela 2022 competition which was held on Thursday, June 9 at Junín Theater in Caracas. A 26-year-old businesswoman from Guatire, Selene Delgado, was crowned Miss Supranational Venezuela 2023. She will represent Venezuela at Miss Supranational 2023. The title of Mister Supranational Venezuela 2022 went to Jorge Eduardo Núñez, a 24-years-old civil engineer and fitness athlete who competed in Mr World 2019. He will be sent to Mister Supranational 2022 in Poland this July. For Miss Supranational 2022, also in Poland this July, the national organization designated Ismelys Velasquez as representative. The 22-year-old model and international studies student is no stranger to pageantry. She was Miss La Guaira 2020, and also held the titles Reina Internacional del Café 2022 and Miss Mesoamérica International 2021. This year's glittering competition, participated by

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

Reigning Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu to visit Vietnam for Miss Universe Vietnam 2022

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Apart from former Miss Universe Catriona Gray, Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu has also been invited to visit Vietnam for the upcoming Miss Universe Vietnam 2022 pageant. The Indian beauty queen will be joined by the Miss Universe Organization President Paula Shugart and newly appointed CEO Amy Emmerich. According to the national pageant organizers, Harnaaz will be "will be present at important events" including the final night. The reigning Miss Universe has previously traveled to the Philippines and Indonesia for official visits to grace their respective national competitions. Miss Universe Vietnam 2022 will take place next Saturday, June 25 at the Saigon Exhibition and Fair Center (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Miss Universe Vietnam - Hoa Hậu Hoàn Vũ Việt Nam

Nuestra Belleza Puerto Rico 2022: Meet the winners from San Sebastian, Ponce and Dorado

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The Nuestra Belleza Puerto Rico 2022 final competition was held on Sunday, June 5 at Teatro Alejandro Tapia y Rivera in San Juan. San Sebastian's Paola González Torres, a 23-year-old chemistry student, was named Miss International Puerto Rico 2022. She succeeds last year's titleholder Natalia Colón and is expected to represent Puerto Rico at Miss International 2022 pageant in Japan later this year. Vivianie Diaz Arroyo and Karla Guilfú also crowned their successors - Miss Supranational Puerto Rico 2022 Ariette Banchs, 23, from Ponce, and Miss Grand Puerto Rico 2022 Oxana Rivera, 27, from Dorado. They will respectively be sent to Miss Supranational 2022 in Poland this July, and Miss Grand International 2022 in Indonesia this October. The representatives of Río Grande, Lityaret Hernández, Caguas, Jainar Cruz, Arroyo, Lissette Santiago, and Guaynabo, Sarahi Figueroa completed the Top 7. "I am more than grateful to be representing Puerto Rico in the 60th anniversary of [Miss I

Miss Mongolia 2022 is Nomin-Erdene Bayarkhuu

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The 18th Miss Mongolia pageant was held last Saturday, June 4 at the UG Palace in Ulaanbaatar. Nomin-Erdene Bayarkhuu, a 25-year-old beauty who hails from the capital city, was named Miss Mongolia 2022. She will represent her country at the 60th Miss International (Miss International 2022) pageant in Japan later this year. The first and second runners-up, Bayarbat Khuslen and Bayanmunkh Suvdanzaya, will be sent to Miss Heritage and Miss World University competitions, respectively. Baasandorj Byambalhagva and Bazarsad Buyanjargal were the rest of the Top 5 finalists. The Miss Mongolia pageant was first held in 2001. This year, a total of 15 beauties from across the country were selected to compete in the final. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Mongolia Association (@missmongoliaofficial) Photos: Miss Mongolia

Seychelles returns to Miss Universe stage, Gabriella Gonthier named Miss Universe Seychelles 2022

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After 27 years of absence, Seychelles will finally be returning to the prestigious Miss Universe stage. A 24-year-old beauty from Mahe, Gabriella Gonthier, has been named Miss Seychelles 2022 (Miss Universe Seychelles) and will represent her country at Miss Universe 2022 later this year. Gabriella holds a degree in international business and works as a monitoring and evaluation officer. She enjoys advocating, modelling, site seeing, and photography. "I feel extremely happy and honoured to represent my beautiful country, Seychelles at Miss Universe 2022. It is a childhood dream coming true," she wrote on social media. "I look forward to sharing my journey with you and making you discover what Seychelles is all about. I am so excited to work with Telly Modelling Agency and the Miss Maurice Organization," she added. Seychelles, an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa, last joined the Miss Universe pageant in 1995 with Maria Payet as its repre

4th Man of the World pageant kicks off in the Philippines

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Over 20 male contestants from around the world have already arrived in the Philippines for the 4th edition of the Man of the World pageant. Early standouts include representatives from the Netherlands, Ukraine, Dominican Republic, Philippines, Nigeria, Russia, and Nepal. This year's edition has not been held since 2019 due to the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bulgaria's Daniel Georgiev, who won the third edition, was dethroned and Korea's Jin Kyu Kim took over his reign. Man of the World finals will take place at Baguio Convention Center in the "summer capital" of the Philippines, Baguio City, on Saturday, June 18. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Man of The World - The Pageant (@manoftheworldpageant) Photos: Man of the World Pageant / Instagram

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

Former Miss Universe Catriona Gray to attend Miss Universe Vietnam 2022 final

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Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray from the Philippines has been officially announced as a special guest judge for the upcoming Miss Universe Vietnam 2022 pageant. The former beauty queen will join fellow Miss Universe titleholder Natalie Glebova of Canada in the judging panel to select Vietnam's representative for Miss Universe 2022. Vietnamese pageant fans could not contain their excitement over Catriona's first official visit to the country almost four years after winning Miss Universe with her iconic "lava walk" and "slow-mo turn" in Bangkok, Thailand. Catriona will also be reunited with her Miss Universe sister H'Hen Nie, a former Miss Universe Vietnam and Miss Universe 2018 Top 5 finalist. "See you soon Vietnam," she shared on her Instagram story with a smiling face with hearts emoji. Miss Universe Vietnam 2022 final competition will take place at SECC in Ho Chi Minh City on June 25. Photo: Miss Universe Vietnam - Hoa Hậu Hoàn Vũ Việt Nam

Miss Universe Organization announces new tagline 'Beautifully Confident'

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"Beautifully Confident" has been officially announced by the Miss Universe Organization as the new tagline for its highly coveted international pageant. "We are excited to share the evolution of our tagline with you. In its origin, Miss Universe existed to identify the most confidently beautiful women. Our organization has a legacy of championing strong females and our evolution speaks to that rich heritage. Now, as the organization continues to grow, we know that beauty is about who we are and how we show up, Beautifully Confident," the organization said in its statement signed by CEO Amy Emmerich and President Paula Shugart. "The Miss Universe Global Ambassador is always insightful, innovative, audacious and powered by her beliefs while still committed to respecting the rights, differences, and dignity of others. Our ambassadors build strong societal foundations across the globe that foster a sense of belonging," the statement continued. "We are hon