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Miss Venezuela wins Miss Tourism International 2014

It was a perfect New Year celebration for Venezuela as she their representative to Miss Tourism International announced as winner. Miss Venezuela stood among 70 delegates from around the globe.
Complete list of winners: 
Miss Tourism International - Miss Venezuela Miss Tourism Queen of The Year - Thailand Miss Tourism MetroPolitan International - Philippines Miss Tourism Global International - Netherlands Miss Tourism CosmoPolitan International - China Miss South East Asia - Vietnam
Special awards:
Miss Charity Queen - New Zealand Miss Elegant - Venezuela Miss Friendship - Malaysia Miss Popular - Philippines Social Media Award - Singapore Best Tourism - Bosnia

Miss Thailand is Miss ASEAN 2014

Miss ASEAN 2014 is Miss Thailand First runner-up Miss Philippines Second runner-up Miss Vietnam


Miss ASEAN pageant is the association of the south east asian countries. This year's pageant was held in Chang Rai, Thailand.

The Pageant Queens: Miss Universe 2014 Pre-Arrival Hot Picks

80+ delegates will be competing for the coveted crown but only one will emerge victorious. Who will be the next Miss Universe? 
While waiting for the competition to begin, we present to you our pre-arrival hot picks. 
Did your bets make it?

Pinay Beauty Queen Academy Finals tonight

The newest reality TV show which talks about challenges on being a beauty queen started airing last October 4,2014 is set to crown its first ever grand winner tonight-- December 26,2014 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila in Pasay. 
The show was hosted by beauty queen singer Ali Forbes with Joy Viado. 20 candidates were mentored by accomplished beauty queens: Miss World 1973 1st runner-up, Evangeline Pascual, Bb. Pilipinas-Universe 1982, Maria Isabel Lopez, Beauty queen blogger, Miss Young Philippines 1981 and Bb. Pilipinas 1985 Joyce Ann Burton-Titular, and Miss International 2005, Precious Lara Quigaman-Alcaraz. 

The aspiring candidates were taught on personality development, make-up training, projection and most of all pasarela. The candidates went on different challenges that measure their determination and perseverance in coping with their dream to become a beauty queen. Tough challenges were, Zip lining in long gown, pasarela wearing high-heeled shoes a…

Beauty Queens break rules to compete in an International Pageant

Beauty queens from Vietnam will be fined for competing in an international beauty pageant without legal permission.

Cao Thuy Linh went to Thailand to compete in the Miss Grand International contest and Huynh Thuy Anh competed at a beauty contest international without legal permission from Vietnamese Department of Tourism, Sports & Culture.



Le Minh Tuan, an official at the Department of Performing Arts, said the department did not recognise the titles of illegal contestants. "The media and press still attach the contests with the names of those models and unintentionally encourage and promote them," he said.
Another official, Nguyen Thanh Nhan, said, "Many people said we must tighten regulations. But when building the regulations, we must take into consideration the human factor and give violators a chance to recognise their faults and change their behaviour."

Their manager explained that they did not have enough time to ask for official request due to short ad…

Odessa Mae Tadaya wins Miss Heritage World

Odessa Mae Tadaya of Nueva Ecija who represented Philippines in the recently concluded Miss Heritage World pageant bring home the crown. Tadaya competed with 30+ women from around the world. She also bagged the Ludo Diversity / Sports Challenge award, top 2 for Heritage Gift (Miss Talent) and top 6 in country's heritage presentation. The pageant was held in Johannesburg, South Africa. 
List of winners; Miss Heritage is Miss Philippines, 1st runner-up, Miss St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 2nd runner-up Miss Botswana, 3rd runner-up Miss South Africa and 4th runner-up Miss Australia.
Miss Heritage World pageant promotes the cultural and world heritage of each nation.

Mary Jean Lastimosa Crocodile walk IN!

By: Ric Dungog



After the Tsunami walk of Shamcey Supsup, Miss Universe 2011 3rd runner-up named by a Colombian trainer, Cobra walk of Janine Tugunon, Miss Universe 2012 1st runner-up named by The Pageant Queens member/admin Rommel Hernando , and Ariba walk of Miss Universe 2013 3rd runner-up Ariella Arida named by The Pageant Queens pageant pundit Keshthwor Malhabour, here comes a new walk named CROCODILE WALK of Miss Universe Philippines 2014 Mary Jean Lastimosa.

Crocodile walk is ready to kick-off in Doral, Florida. It hasn't been proclaimed yet and we never heard Mj telling about it but our dear members are pushing it.They have given that walk after Lolong the world's biggest crocodile in captivity found in Mindanao where Lastimosa hails. Lastimosa, represented Davao and North Cotabato in the Bb. Pilipinas pageant. Some says, it will be the most dangerous walk that will conquer the Miss Universe stage on January 25, 2015. "Buwaya kung buwaya para sa KORONA" ( Cro…

Miss Universe 2014 Pageant Tickets are now on sale!

If you are planning to watch the 63rd edition of Miss Universe pageant purchase tickets NOW for the Preliminary Competition and Dress Rehearsal. CLICK HERE
Thomas Roberts and Natalie Morales will host the event with live musical acts performing during the show. Leading up to the pageant, the contestants will experience the best of City of Doral, Florida. 
Meanwhile, enjoy the Miss Universe trailer below and hold your excitement 'till 25th of January 2015. 
Miss UNIVERSE 2014 Trailer


Getting To Know Kilber Gutierrez

A man who loves to play video games during his spare time and soccer lover is ready to conquer the Mister International stage sometimes in February 2015. Let's Get to know more about him!


A Honduran nationality named Kilber Benjamin Ponce Gutierrez will be representing his country in Mister International pageant. He was born in San Pedro Sula, Cortes Honduras on October 9, 1989. He is working as a model in his beloved country, he says that when he's free he does play video games. He listed some of his favorites;
Favorite Sport: Soccer Favorite Soccer Team: Olimpia Nacional Team and Real Madrid International Team Favorite movie: Van Helsing Favorite food: Italian Pasta Favorite Singer: Ricardo Arjona Favorite book: Froy's Theory and The Secret of the Secret


Kilber said that having finished his studies is one of his achievements and also wearing his country’s name in an international arena. He did proper physical training and catwalk as preparation for the upcoming pageant. At pre…

Miss Universe Philippines MJ Lastimosa all set for Miss Universe!

27 year old North Cotabato beauty, Mary Jean “MJ” Lastimosa is confident and ready to finally clutch the crown for the Philippines on the Miss Universe pageant happening on January 25, 2015 in Doral, Florida.
The Philippines has landed the runner-up position in the pageant for 4 consecutive years. Previous placements of Binibining Pilipinas bets include Miss Universe2010 4th Runner-up Venus Raj, Miss Universe 2011 3rd Runner-up Shamcey Supsup, Miss Universe 2012 1st Runner-up Janine Tugonon and Miss Universe 2013 3rd Runner-up Ariella Arida and pageant fans are excited more than ever to bring back the title to the Philippines after 41 years.
Asked if she feels pressure to win, MJ answers “The pressure will always be there, but I channel it to fuel me to become more competitive and focused. I don’t let the pressure get to me. The Miss Universe is a once in a lifetime event, and I hope to treasure very moment, be grateful for the experience and just showcase the beauty of the Filipina the…

Dairy Queen Philippines and Binibining Pilipinas Gives Back this Christmas

It has been a wonderful year for Dairy Queen Philippines from successful launching of their Blizzard of the Month including Cadbury, Nutella & Reeses to introducing new product innovation such as Ice Burst and Fruity Summer Sundae. Dairy Queen Philippines also made a mark when they emerged as the champion for the 1st time and bagged 2nd runner-up in Dairy Queen International Chillympics. DQ has more than 75 stores in the Philippines serving delectable high quality Ice Cream ti all its fans.
Another first for Dairy Queen this 2014 is the launch of their first thematic campaign, Fun EveryDairy which features “Dairy Queen Philippines also unveiled their newest faces – the Binibining Pilipinas beauties: Bb. Pilipinas Supranational 2014 Yvethe Santiago, Bb. Pilipinas International 2014 ianca Guidotti and Bb. Pilipinas Universe 2014 MJ Lastimosa.


Continuing this journey is MJ Lastimosa who is set to compete for Miss Universe pageant in USA in January 2015. As a way of giving thanks, MJ…

Miss Universe 2014 is ON FIRE!

Miss Universe 2008, Dayana Mendoza and Miss Universe 2009, Stefania are in Doral, Florida already. Is it for the preparation of the upcoming Miss Universe 2014 pageant or a support to their queen Migbelis Castellanos? 
With these previous Miss Universe queens in Doral, it is to note that really Miss Universe 2014 is ON FIRE!


Will be this stunning and gorgeous Miss Universe 2010, Ximena Navarette go to Doral as well, to support Josselyn Garciglia as she vies for the Miss Universe 2014 crown? 

You be the judge!


Australian Beauty Queens in a Hot Photo Shoot

Previous Australian beauty queens posed for a swimwear shoot.These ladies are Jesinta Campbell, Laura Dundovic and Rachell Finch who were all winners of the Miss Universe Australia pageant poses in a sexy black one piece swimsuit.

Dundovic competed in Miss Universe 2008 where she was one of the semi-finalists, Finch in 2009 who was awarded as 3rd runner-up and Campbell in 2010 who managed to be in the 5 finalists and bagged the 2nd runner-up placement and Miss Congeniality award. 
Now, these Australian beauties has gone to have settled in a modeling career. 
Should we give them a chance to compete again in any of the 4 Wonders of Beauty excluding Miss Universe; Miss World, Miss Earth and Miss International how far do you think they will go in the competition? 


The Hosts of Miss Universe 2014

The 63rd Miss Universe edition will be hosted by Natalie Morales and Thomas Roberts in January 25, 2015 to be held in Doral, Florida. 
Morales previously hosted Miss Universe pageant in 2010 with Bret Michaels and in 2011 with Andy Cohen while Roberts co-hosted Miss Universe 2013 with Mel B. He also hosted the Miss USA 2014 pageant in June.
Miss Universe 2014 pageant will be aired live from the FIU Arena in Florida for 3 hours. The contestants will be competing in Swimsuit, Evening gown and Interview. Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler will crown her successor. 

Meet the judges SOON! Stay tune ;)

An Open Letter To Madam Stella Marquez-Araneta

It's been 51 years since you founded Binibining Pilipinas pageant our beloved Madaam Stella Marquez-Araneta.  Period of years that catapulted the beauty of a Filipina as one of the finest and most competitive in the world of beauty pageants.  Yes you gave the very first Miss International crown to your country Colombia in 1960 but after that historic victory you came to the Philippines and gave us more international crowns.
Under your chairmanship, we have 2 Miss Universe winners, 4 Miss International winners, 1 Miss Supranational winner and numbers of international crowns and placements.  Under your chairmanship, beauty pageants have evolved into a deeper meaning as part of the Filipino culture.  Under your chairmanship, Philippine beauties seemed to have perfected the formula of shining in the international beauty pageants.  Under your chairmanship, Filipino pageant fans are becoming more involved and more supportive to our queens every year And under your chairmanship, world-cl…

Who will complete the 4 Wonders of Beauty?

3 out of 4 major international beauty pageants crowned their queens for 2014 already, Miss International had Valerie Hernandez of Puerto Rico, Jaime Herrel of Philippines for Miss Earth and recently Miss World crowned Rolene Strauss of South Africa. The last to crown their queen is Miss Universe and that would be in January 25, 2015 which will be held in Doral, Florida. 
Which country has the big chance of winning the Miss Universe crown and will complete the 4 Wonders of Beauty? Do you have your bets already? Who are they?

Rolene Strauss wins Miss World crown

The heart of Miss World which is beauty with a purpose where contestants present a charitable project they have been working on in their homeland. In this challenge, the judges gave equal first  place to Misses Brazil, Guyana, India, Indonesia and Kenya, unable to separate them.
In rounds held since the contestants arrived in London, Miss Finland topped the sporting competition; Miss United States was the multimedia winner; Miss Bosnia and Herzegovina won the top model round and Miss Sweden triumphantly bring home the beach fashion. Miss Malaysia won the talent competition in a live sing-off with Miss Scotland. 


Strauss was crowned by the outgoing Miss World, Megan Young of the Philippines, to huge cheers in the EXCEL exhibition center. 



Top 10;
Hungary United States Australia England Guyana Brazil Kenya Mexico India

And they were joined by Miss Thailand, who won the people’s choice award, voted for by people around the world through a mobile phone app. 
Miss World was founded in 195…

Meet the Miss World 2014 Judges

Julia Morley – Chairman and owner of the Miss World Organisation.
Rudy Salles – member of the National Assembly of France. Jody Reynolds – past president of Variety International and former Red Cross worker during the Vietnam War. Marsha-Rae Ratcliff – Variety International Board Member who first created the charity’s International Gold Pin Heart Campaign. Tony Hatch – a legendary English composer for musical theatre and television. Zhang Zilin – Miss World  2007, from China. Agbani Darego – Miss World 2001, from Nigeria. Kaiane Aldorino – Miss World 2009, from Gibraltar Azra Akin – Miss World 2002, from Turkey.





The Pageant Queens Miss World 2014 Final Picks

Rolene Strauss and Valerie Weigmann were chosen by our dear members as the top competitors for the Miss World 2014 crown, followed by Koyal Rana of India. From the very start Rolene and Koyal have been a crowd favourite to win the top plum, and with so much passion to win the crown they set the competition on fire by always almost on top in every challenges.With so much pressure on, for Valerie to bring home a back to back crown she remains calm and poise and managed to be one of the top contenders despite being unplaced in some of the challenges. 
These 20 gorgeous women were chosen by our dear pageant pundits here The Pageant Queens Facebook Group
If you were to judge who would you crown Miss WORLD 2014? 

Martinique Beauty Wins Miss Global International 2014

The 18 year-old, Martinique-born beauty queen Anne-Sophie Ribesois, bowled over the magistrates during the final night of Miss Global International Pageant at RIU, Montego Bay Jamaica and was crowned Miss Global International 2014 surpassing 17 other delegates at the 10th annual party of the said event last December 6,2014.


She also reaped, Best Figure and Most Aware candidate. Keasy Myrie of Panama bagged the 1st runner-up and Best in Costume, 2nd runner-up is Syndia Saint Jour from Haiti. 
Miss Talent - Miss Jamaica Shavrine Wilson Miss Smile - Miss Guyana Onesha Hutson Miss Congeniality - Miss Australia Laura Bradley
Lachu Ramchandani , pageant organizer plans of moving the international pageant overseas and has been making international trips to look for the country to host next year.


The main cause of the pageant is Uniting the World through Tourism with Beauty. Miss Global International or  formerly named Miss Commonwealth Beauty Pageant attracts ladies with intelligence, poise…

Mister United Continent and Mister United Continent Philippines 2015

The fist ever Mister United Continent competition will be held next year sometimes in May. This is one of the newest male pageant today which is based in Manila, Philippines.
The organization is inviting all National Directors all over the world to join and participate in this pageant. You may contact them at misterunitedcontinent@gmail.com . Humanitarian Service is the core metier. 
 If you want to join, "One of the requirements for each candidate is to send a 2 to 5 minute video of themselves with their advocacy campaign promoting and doing help with his less fortunate brothers and sisters in their country. For example, if his advocacy is feeding program for the less fortunate children, it should be filmed and he will explain on what he did to organize such advocacy campaign. The best candidate with a good advocacy campaign and a very natural video will be judged as “BEST IN HUMANITY SERVICE” award and will be fast tracked to the semifinals."


Mister United Continent Phili…

OPINION: IT HAPPENED ALREADY BEFORE

The article that you are about to read is an opinion posted here The Pageant Queens Facebook Group by one of our members! What's your stand on this?!
IT HAPPENED ALREADY BEFORE By: Jeychan Jaishee Vilhjálmsdóttir


Osmel Sousa, President of the Miss Venezuela Organization and termed as the Beauty Czar of the World, used to accept girls from different countries in Venezuela to train before. Venezuela, being the most successful country in beauty pageants before until now, has gain so much recognition. 
In 1999, BPCI sent Miriam Quiambao to train in Venezuela under Osmel. At the end of night of Miss Universe 1999, Philippines placed over Venezuela as 1st Runner Up to Mpule of Botswana. DID THE VENEZUELANS GET ANGRY TO FILIPINOS? NO!
In 2003, Miss Dominican Republic Org sent Amelia Vega to train in Venezuela for the upcoming Miss Universe 2003 pageant under Osmel. At the end of Miss Universe 2003, Amelia Vega placed over Venezuela with Venezuela placing 1st Runner Up to Amelia. This is …
Without further ado, we present you – our top bets for Miss Intercontinental 2014 pageant shared by our dear members here The Pageant Queens Facebook Group ! Don’t miss out on the final night and watch it thru here Miss Intercontinental 2014 Live Stream .

1. Philippines 2. India 3. South Africa 4. Indonesia 5. Cuba
6. Brazil 7. Scotland 8. Puerto Rico 9. Canada 10. Ghana
11. Ukraine 12. France 13. Hungary 14. Portugal 15. Myanmar
Did your bets make it?





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