Monday, June 26, 2017

Vena Mookram crowned Miss World Guyana 2017

Photo courtesy of Guyana Chronicle 

19 year old Vena Mookram was crowned Miss World Guyana 2017 last night. She will represent her country at the 67th Miss World Pageant in China later this year. The first runner-up was Manisha Wong and the second runner-up was Ariell Ghanie.
Photo courtesy of Keron Bruce Photography
The winner is pretty but I am bit devastated that the second runner-up didn't win! 

Miss India 2017 Crowned

Femina Miss India 2017 has been crowned. The title went to Miss Haryana, Manushi Chhillar. She is 19 years old, stands 1.75m tall and will represent India at Miss World 2017 in China in November. The first runner-up was Miss Jammu and Kashmir, Sana Dua. She is expected represent India at Miss Grand International in Vietnam in October. Miss Bihar, Priyanka Kumari, finished in third place. The top 6 were completed by Miss Maharashtra, Aiswarya Devan, Miss Uttar Pradesh, Shefali Sood, and Miss Uttarakhand, Anukriti Gussain. The reigning Miss World, Stephanie Del Valle, acted as a judge at the pageant.
I had other favorites but I am not too disappointed with the results. 

Friday, June 23, 2017

Miss World Arrives in Mumbai for Miss India Finals

Miss World 2016, Stephanie Del Valle from Puerto Rico, was welcomed to Mumbai, India by Mr World 2016, Rohit Khandelwal, who is from the country. Del Valle is on a 5 day visit to India and will act as a judge at the Femina Miss India finals on June 25. The CEO of Miss World, Julia Morley, and the company's Events Director, Steve Douglas are also part of delegation.

It's NOT Going to be More Fun in the Philippines for Miss Universe

JOKE'S ON YOU: The Miss Universe is homeless again and the 2017 edition might roll over to 2018 again

The Miss Universe Organization has once again hit their heads against a brick wall as the Tourism Secretary of the Philippines, Wanda Teo, announced on Thursday that the country won't host the 2017 edition of the pageant. The 2016 edition was staged in the country in January 2017 and the organization offered another hosting opportunity to the Philippines in November 2017. Now it will be back to the drawing board for Miss Universe, with no host country and an unconfirmed date. 

A Day at the Races for Miss World

The reigning Miss World, Stephanie Del Valle, joined the other former Miss World title holder from Puerto Rico, Lady Wilnelia Forsyth for the first day of the Royal Ascot horse-racing event. Following tradition, the Royal Family, including the Queen and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, attended the event.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

If I were a judge: Miss World Guyana 2017

One of Guyana's strongest groups of finalists will battle it out for the Miss World Guyana 2017 title on June 25. Ten young women will compete for the crown and the opportunity to represent Guyana at Miss World 2017 in China. Who will be Miss World Guyana 2017? If I were a judge:

Miss World Guyana 2017: Ariell Ghanie 

1st runner-up: Manisha Wong 

2nd runner-up: Vena Mookram 

3rd runner-up: Nitifah Thompson 

4th runner-up: Crystal Wills