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Miss Egypt Universe 2017

Farah Sedky was crowned Miss Egypt Universe 2017 on October 28 at the ballroom of the Cairo Marriott Hotel. Current Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere was a special guest and assisted in the coronation. Sedky has less than a month to prepare for the Miss Universe 2017 pageant to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 26. Egypt began competing in Miss Universe in 1987 with Hoda Abboud who is the new national director, but the country has never placed. The last time Egypt competed in the pageant was in 2014. PHOTO CREDIT: MISS EGYPT UNIVERSE

Peru Wins Miss Grand International 2017

 Maria José Lora of Peru who was crowned in Phu Quoc, Vietnam on Oct. 25. The 27-year-old beauty bested over 70 other contestants to win the fifth edition of the pageant. The new queen will spend her year-long reign to promote the pageant’s campaign “Stop The War and Violence.”   Lora is flanked (from left to right) by 4th runner-up Nikola Uhlirová of Czech Republic, 2nd runner-up Elizabeth Durado Clenci of the Philippines, 1st runner-up Tulia Alemán of Venezuela, and 3rd runner-up Brenda Azaria Jiménez of Puerto Rico. Completing the top 10 were the delegates from Indonesia, Ukraine, South Sudan, Thailand and host country Vietnam. Rounding up the top 20 were the delegates from Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Paraguay, Costa Rica, China, Laos, Russia, Mexico and India. Special Awards: Miss Popular Vote - Indonesia Miss Health & Beauty - Vietnam Best In Swimsuit - Costa Rica Best In Social Media - Paraguay Best National Costume - Indonesia

Miss Earth South Africa Gets The Short End Of The Stick

CREDIT: FACEBOOK      Scandal rocked the Miss Earth 2017 pageant that is currently being held in the Philippines when pageant organizers decided to eliminate Miss Earth South Africa,  Irini Moutzouris (above), from the competition because she failed to meet the minimum height requirement of 5'4" (165 cm).        On the official Facebook page of Miss Earth South Africa , the national director Ella Bella Leite posted the following statement: “Our delegate will not compete at the international event, and the decision has been made to bring her home. The international body have a different set of rules to our local programme, their event is governed by rules and requirements on height and weight, and they made the decision to not allow Irini to compete in the final leg of the competition based on the height requirement. We accept this as their prerogative and have decided to rather bring our ambassador back home to support our end-of-year programe”      Pageant fa

Miss Universe China 2017

Qiu Roxy Qiang , a six-foot tall 27-year-old professional model, was crowned Miss Universe China 2017 earlier this week. She will now represent China in Miss Universe 2017 pageant to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 26. 

Miss Universe India 2017 & Miss Supranational India 2017

Shraddha Shashidhar was crowned Miss Diva 2017 (Miss Universe India 2017) on October 11, 2017 at the Hotel Sahara Star in Mumbai. She will now compete at Miss Universe 2017 pageant to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 26.   During the same event  Peden Ongmu Namgyal  (below)   was crowned as Miss Supranational India 2017 and will represent her country at Miss Supranational 2017 pageant to be held in Poland on December 2.    Apeksha Porwal  was awarded second runner-up.  The colorful event was graced by the presence of  Lara Dutta  (Miss Universe 2000) and  Iris Mittenaere  (Miss Universe 2016) who served as judges.  Photo Credits: Miss Diva Facebook

Miss Grand International 2017 Kicks Off In Vietnam

Ariska Putri Pertiwi , Miss Grand International 2016  The contestants from 75 countries around the world headed to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to compete in Miss Grand International 2017. This year, Vietnam is the host of the pageant with the great support of the Government of Vietnam and Let's Viet TV Channel. On 7 October, the Miss Grand International 2017 Welcome Ceremony was officially held for the beautiful contestants from around the world at Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) among several Vietnamese celebrities, honored guests and the press. Michelle Leon, 4th runner up, Miss Grand International 2016, served as the co-host with Phuong Uyen Le to invite Mr. Tran Minh Tien, Chief Executive Officer of LASTA Multimedia Co., Ltd. and Let's Viet TV Channel and the head of the management team of Miss Grand International 2017 Vietnam to give the opening speech and Mr. Nawat Itsaragrisil, President and Founder of Miss Grand International Organization expr

Miss Universe Canada 2017

Lauren Howe of Toronto was crowned Miss Universe Canada 2017 at the John Bassett Theatre in Toronto on October 7. She will now represent her country at Miss Universe 2017 pageant to be held in Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 26. Howe succeeded Siera Bearchall who made the top 9 at Miss Universe 2016 held in the Philippines last January 30.