Miss World Yu Wenxia visits India

Currently touring  India, Miss World Chairman Julia Morley and Miss World Yu Wenxia paid an important visit the Muktangan today, an NGO providing critical educational support for economically deprived children in the community. Vanya Mishra (India 2012) spends considerable time working with Muktangan, and her work in the run up to Miss World 2012 won her the Beauty with a Purpose […]

First transgender contestant to compete for Miss California USA crown

Among the 229 contestants competing for the title of Miss California USA will be Kylan Arianna Wenzel, a 26-year-old transgender woman from Century City, Calif. Wenzel will be the first ever transgender contestant in Miss California USA after the Miss Universe Organization changed its rules in April last year — Miss Universe operates the Miss USA pageant, […]

New York wins Miss America 2013

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 23-year-old contestant from Brooklyn, N.Y., has won the title of Miss America 2013. Mallory Hagan won the Las Vegas beauty pageant Saturday night after tap dancing to James Brown’s “Get Up Off of That Thing” and answering a question about whether armed guards belong in grade schools by saying we […]

“Reina Internacional del Café” 2013 comes from Venezuela

Ivanna Vale (20) from Tachira, Venezuela, was crowned Reina Internacional del Cafe (International Queen of Coffee) during the annual event held in Manizales, Caldas, on January 12th. The 1st runner-up was Miss Colombia, Claudy Blandon, while the 2nd runner-up was Miss Dominican Republic, Melody Mir. The 3rd runner-up was Miss Aruba Larissa Maria and the […]

New Miss USA officially crowned

Donald Trump and Olivia Culpo officially crowned the new Miss USA Wednesday in New York City. (Nana was first runner-up in the pageant, but took over that title after 2012 Miss USA Olivia Culpo won the Miss Universe Crown last December.) “They’re brilliant, they’re really into charity and the world of charity, and they’re phenomenal people,” he said. “They’re […]

“I am She” – Miss Universe India pageant says Goodbye

Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen, director of  “I am She” (Miss Universe India) announced officially that her competition will say goodbye after three years. The announcement was published on the cover of I am She’s Official Website. Sen was awarded the Miss Universe franchise in 2010, which was previously owned by the Times of India […]

Queen of Panama’s Carnival will compete in Miss World 2013

21-year old Virginia Hernandez, a model, student and professional ballet dancer, was elected Queen of the Panama City Carnival “Descubrimiento” 2013 as well as Miss Panama World 2013 during a ceremony held at the Anayansi Theater on January 8th.  As the new Queen of Carnival, Virginia -who stands 172 cm in height- will rule the […]

Miss Belgium 2013

19-year old Noémie Happart was crowned Miss Belgium 2013 during the annual event held at the Casino in Knokke-Heist (West Flanders).  The runner-ups were Sherine Dandoy (1st) and Melissa Vingerhoed (2nd). Noemie stands 178 cm in height and comes from Grâce-Hollogne (Liege). She will represent Belgium in the Miss World 2013 competition in Indonesia in September, […]

The USA is the Country of the Year 2012

When Misses USA and Philippines were holding hands waiting for the Miss Universe 2012 winner’s announcement, they did not know that that was the decisive moment also for theCountry of the Year 2012 award. In a fierce dispute, the Miss Universe victory gave the US and extra edge to crown it as the most successful nation […]