Queen without a kingdom: meet Miss Kurdistan 2013

For the 2nd consecutive year Kurdistan crowned its beauty queen, and this time around the winner was stunning 27-year-old Finek Mohammad Abdul Kareem. She left behind other 11 finalists and received the crown from the hands of the first ever Miss Kurdistan, Shine Aziz Ako. Kurdistan is a roughly defined geo-cultural region wherein the Kurdish people form a prominent […]

The Philippines welcomes its first ever Miss World!

Since landing in the Philippines yesterday afternoon, triumphant Miss World 2013 Megan Young has been received with open arms and scenes of amazing joy wherever she has traveled. The airport was full of fans and press photographers and journalists when she arrived, and this afternoon the streets of Manila were lined in her honour, with […]

Miss Venezuela 2014

And Venezuela has its representative for Miss Universe 2014: she is Migbelis Castellanos, 18, Miss Costa Oriental. She’s 1.75 m-tall and edged out other 27 finalists. Michelli Bertolini, 18, Miss Guarico, placed 2nd and was named Miss Venezuela International 2014. Stephanie de Zorzi, 20, Miss Aragua, placed 3rd and will represent Venezuela in a pageant […]

Everything ready for Miss Grand International

Around 80 contestants from all over the world will arrive in Bangkok (Thailand) on November 3rd and 4th, to take part in the festivities leading up to the crowning of the very first “Miss Grand International” on November 19th at the Beauty Thunderdome. The beauties will participate in an official press conference to be held […]

After half a century, Myanmar returns to Miss Universe

YANGON (AFP) – With a whiff of controversy and not a bikini in sight, a US-educated business graduate was selected as the first Miss Universe contestant to represent Myanmar in more than 50 years. Moe Set Wine will take her place on stage at the global beauty pageant in Moscow next month, reflecting dramatic political […]

Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2014

Gabriela Berrios Pagan, 22, from Toa Baja, was crowned Miss Universe Puerto Rico on October 3 and will represent her country in Miss Universe 2014. The event was held at the Centro de Bellas Artes de Santurcein, San Juan. The first runner-up was Aleyda Enid Ortiz Rodríguez, Miss Bayamon; the second runner-up was Stephanie Soto Ríos, […]

Miss Tourism Queen Int’l 2013 comes from Latvia!

Miss Tourism Queen International is back, and the winner of this year’s edition was Miss Latvia, Alisa Miskovska. It’s the first time Latvia wins a Grand Slam title. In the contest held in Xianning, China, Miss South Africa placed 2nd, Miss China was 3rd, Miss Korea came next in 4th place, and Miss Portugal rounded […]

And Miss World 2013 is… PHILIPPINES!

The Philippines got its very first Miss World title with the victory of Megan Young during the international finals held at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center in Indonesia on September 28th. France, Ghana, Brazil, Gibraltar and Spain completed the Top 6 finalists in a show full of surprises. Read all about it in our […]