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Why Are There So Many Pageants Called “Miss Tourism?”

  On this vlog, I discuss the several tourism pageants that exist in the world today. It seems that many pageant fans, especially the younger ones, can't tell the difference for example between Miss Tourism World, Miss Tourism International, Miss Tourism Pageants, and others. It appears that all these pageants are infringing on each other's trademark, but the truth is none of these pageants are trademarked in the countries where they are based - which explains why the word "tourism" is used worldwide without legal reprisals.
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Diana Silva Crowned Miss Venezuela 2022

  Diana Silva, 25, representing Distrito Capitol, was crowned Miss Venezuela 2022 at Poliedro de Caracas just moments ago. She will now represent Venezuela in Miss Universe 2023 contest. Silva represented Venezuela in Miss Earth 2018 where she placed in the top 8, but was unable to finish competing after she fainted. Meanwhile, Andrea Rubio, 23, of Portuguesa was crowned Miss International Venezuela 2022 and will compete in Miss International 2023. First Runner-Up: Daniela Malavé (Delta Amacuro) Second Runner-Up: Andrea Romero (La Guaira) Third Runner-Up: Katheryne Bello (Amazonas) The Miss Venezuela pageant celebrates its 70th anniversary this year.

Trans-Identified Male Crowned “Miss Greater Derry 2023,” Takes Home Women’s Scholarship

A local beauty pageant is attracting ample mockery on social media after a trans-identified male was crowned the winner of the competition and awarded a scholarship intended for young women. Brían Nguyen , 19, was awarded the crown in the Miss Greater Derry pageant, held on November 8 in the Greater Derry area of New Hampshire. The competition is a locally-run event under the national Miss America series of pageants. In addition to winning the crown, Nguyen will receive the  Miss Greater Derry Scholarship , a financial award established to support young women. Nguyen, who is male, is a freshman at Nashua Community College majoring in Business Management. After his win, Nguyen wrote on  Facebook : “ I am ecstatic to be the FIRST transgender woman to be a Miss America local titleholder, and I hope to make everyone proud and become the first to walk the Miss America stage. I am Brían Nguyen, your Miss Greater Derry 2023 .” Nguyen had previously announced on Instagram that he has intention

Miss Universe Extravaganza Lacked Extravaganza

  There was nothing extravagant about the Miss Universe Extravaganza that was held in Bangkok tonight. The event, organized by Anne Jakrajutatip, the owner of JKN Global Group which now owns Miss Universe, featured a handful of former Miss Universe winners, the current titleholder Harnaaz Sandhu, MUO CEO Amy Emmerich, MUO President Paula Shugart, several former Miss Universe Thailand winners, the current MU Thailand Anne Sueangam-iam, and Anne Jakarajutatip herself. Also present was Angela Ponce, MU Spain 2018 who made history by being the first transgender contestant at the pageant.

The Real Reason Roberta Tamondong Accepted MGI’s Fifth Runner-Up Position

  In this vlog, I discuss the decision of Miss Grand Philippines 2022 Roberta Tamondong to accept the fifth runner-up position from Miss Grand International after the resignation of Miss Grand Mauritius Yuvna Rinishta).

Interview With Mahrou Ahmadi - Miss Earth Iran 2022

  This interview was conducted via Zoom of Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST (7:00 PM Istanbul). Dr. Mahrou Ahmadi, Miss Earth Iran 2022, will represent Iran in Miss Earth 2022 to be held in the Philippines on November 29. Thank you to Mr. Amjad Khan, Mahrou’s mentor, for facilitating the interview, and to Hima Zaker, Miss Earth Iran 2021 for serving as an interpreter.

Dominican Republic Wins Mister International 2022

  MANILA, Philippines — Manuel Franco from the Dominican Republic was proclaimed Mister International at the pageant’s 14th edition staged at the New Frontier Theater at the Araneta City in Quezon City on Sunday, Oct. 30. He bested 34 other delegates from all over the world to become the first representative from the Dominican Republic to receive the title. This year’s presentation was mounted three years after the competition’s 13th installment, technically its 2018 edition, was staged in February 2019, also in the Philippines. Trinh Van Bao bested 38 other international delegates that year, making him the second winner from Vietnam. Settling for the first runner-up spot in this year’s edition was Lukanand Kshetrimayum from India, while Orangel de Jesús Dirinot Guanipa from Venezuela was the second runner-up. Jason Li Kwai Chiu from Hong Kong and Myron Jude Ordillano from the Philippines were third and fourth runners-up respectively. Juan Pablo Colías González from Spain rounded up th