Miss Grand International 2017 in Vietnam
The official press conference to announce details of the realization of the 5th edition of Miss Grand International in Vietnam took place on Monday at the Pan Pacific Hanoi Hotel, with the participation of reigning Miss Grand International 2016 Ariska Putri Pertiwii, her runner-ups Nicole Cordoves, Supaporn Malisorn, Madison Berrios and Michelle Leon, as well as MGI organizers Mr Nawat Itsaragrisil (President) and Ms. Teresa Chaivisut (Vice President).
Miss Grand International 2016 Ariska Putri Pertiwi
Miss Grand International 2016 Ariska Putri Pertiwi and Miss Grand International organizers Mr Nawat Itsaragrisil (President)
The contest is scheduled to start on October 5th, with the final gala to be held October 25th, live from the Vinpearl Phu Quoc Resort & Villas Convention Hall. The contestants will visit Ho Chi Minh City for the first leg of the pageant, then travel to Quang Binh province (Oct. 8-13), home to the world-famous Son Doong cave; and finally head to the resort island of Phu Quoc (Kien Giang province) where the swimsuit and preliminary competitions will take place as well as the final gala. The National costume competition will be held in Quang Binh.
At the same time, Miss Grand Vietnam 2017 was officially presented: She is model and actress Nguyen Tran Huyen My (22) who will welcome 90 contestants from all over the planet for the fifth edition of Miss Grand International.
Miss Grand International is one of the five most prestigious beauty contest in the world today, and it is a member of the “Grand Slam of Beauty Pageants” which gathers the planet’s finest beauty events.
Organizers hope that the realization of the event will contribute to promote a positive image of Vietnam to the world, as well as presenting the country as a top-notch tourism destination. Tourism officials informed that the cost of hosting the beauty tournament in Vietnam is around 50 billion VND (USD 2.2 million). Vinpearl Resorts is one of the main sponsors.
Miss Grand International 2016 Ariska Putri Pertiwi, her runner-ups Nicole Cordoves, Supaporn Malisorn and Ms. Teresa Chaivisut (Vice President).
National Director of Miss Indonesia – Miss World 2016 – Ceo Miss World, Julia Morley.
Miss World 2016, Stephanie Del Valle; Miss World CEO and Chairman, Julia Morley were welcomed in Indonesia by Liliana Tanoesoedibjo and Miss World Indonesia 2016, Natasha Mannuela . Miss World 2016, Stephanie Del Valle and Miss World Indonesia 2016, Natasha Mannuela.
Miss World Guyana 2016 launches Guyana’s Social and Emotional Learning program (S.E.L)
On Saturday April 1, 2017 the founder of One Act Foundation Guyana, Miss World Guyana 2016, Nuriyyih Gerrard and her team, successfully launched Guyana’s Social and Emotional Learning program (S.E.L) with a social gathering at the Botanical Gardens!
The event saw the attendance of the full complement of our target group, including seven executive members of the One Act Foundation Guyana (OAF).
The social launch was aimed at introducing young girls to team OAF and fostering a reliable and trustworthy support network. The agenda comprised of an icebreaker activity, an overview of the OAF and the SEL Program by founder Ms. Gerrard and team building games. The program was concluded with a brief session on how to encourage positive thinking through the use of affirmations!
Since the launch, the OAF has added five more girls to the S.E.L program, bringing our total number of participants to 22!
The group extends heartfelt thanks to Ms. Omeika Daniels who brought the girls out to the event and Fenella’s Catering Services for providing snacks.
OAF is as excited as the girls are about our next SEL session!
Agbani Darego – Miss World 2001’s wedding was held on Saturday, April 8 2017 in Marrakesh, Morocco. It was an intimate and beautiful day.
Agbani wore a classic wedding dress with a stunning low back.
Congratulations Agbani, wishing you a lifetime of happiness and love xx
Miss Teen USA 2010 Kamie Crawford Featured in Target Body Positive Swimsuit Campaign.
Target just debuted its spring 2017 swim campaign featuring models of different body types and without a touch of Photoshop.
Featured in the campaign is former Miss Teen USA 2010 Kamie Crawford.
Miss World 2017 will be held in China
Miss World 2017 Press Conference, April 8th 2017 at Hilton Shekou Shenzhen
Contestants will arrive in China in early November. The date and location of the final and the details of the city tour will be announced later but the cities will include Shenzhen, Sanya and Haikou.
Miss World will have a new format this year which will include a greater emphasis on social media and interactivity throughout the 28 day festival.
Miss World is also appointing New Silk Road Group (a leader in China’s Fashion and Culture Industry) to operate the Miss World China Franchise. NSR will be a hosting partner for Miss World 2017 Final.
New Silk Road was the group that first discovered Zhang Zilin who went on to become China’s first Miss World in 2007.
Julia Morley, Chairman and CEO of Miss World Organisation announced “I am so pleased to be coming to China to work alongside the dynamic and brilliant team of New Silk Road”, group led by their CEO David Li.
The changes to our format and presentation will take the Miss World 2017 festival to a new level. We look forward to announcing these changes in the coming weeks!
Julia Morley also expressed her great thanks to Miss World 2007 Zhang Zilin and Miss World 2012 Yu Wenxia for joining reigning Miss World Stephanie Del Valle for the announcement; “I am thrilled to see them all here today Zilin and Wenxia look the same today as the day they won their titles!”
Puteri Indonesia 2017, the 21st Puteri Indonesia pageant was held on March 31, 2017 at Jakarta Convention Center, Jakarta. Kezia Warouw, Puteri Indonesia 2016 of North Sulawesi crowned her successor Bunga Jelitha of Jakarta Special Capital Region 5 at the end of the event. All 38 contestants from 33 provinces competed for the crown. The winner will represent Indonesia at the Miss Universe 2017, while the runners-up will compete at the Miss International 2017, Miss Supranational 2017, and Miss Grand International 2017. Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere of France and Miss Grand International 2016 Ariska Putri Pertiwi of Indonesia attend at the Grand Final Show. Miss Universe 2005 Natalie Glebova of Canada also attend the show as a judge.
Bunga Jelitha Ibrani (born September 6, 1991) is an Indonesian actress model and beauty pageant titleholder who won Supermodel of Asia Pacific 2011 and also Puteri Indonesia 2017. She will now represent Indonesia at the Miss Universe 2017 pageant later this year. Bunga was born in Jakarta. She has always been interested in modelling and acting and has had her share of experience. It is her dream to see her parents happy and also she enjoys trying new things to bring versatility in life. She is currently a communication student at Esa Unggul University, Jakarta.
Bunga represented Indonesia at Supermodel International 2011 (name before Supermodel Asia Pasific, name was change by director) and won the competition on September 19, 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand. 33 Contestants from all over the world competed for the title.