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Who will be the next Miss World Australia 2016?

Miss World Australia 2016 has officially launched! The winner will have the opportunity to compete at Miss World 2016.

The reigning Miss World Australia is Tess Alexander from Brisbane, Queensland. She represented her country at the 2015 Miss World Pageant in London where she made the TOP 10.

Two Australian representatives have won the Miss World title, in 1968 and 1972.

There are no longer swimsuits on the catwalk in Miss World Australia, a pageant boosting its charity focus under the new national director, Deborah Miller, who believes in the event’s motto, “Beauty with a Purpose”.

"Miss World Australia’s mission is beauty with a purpose. Beauty as a means to an end versus beauty for the sake of beauty itself Our contestants will participate along a journey of development, of a philanthropic mindset and heart space. That’s the difference between Ourselves and other pageants", Miller said.

Meet the Miss World Australia 2016 Contestants

Iceland will return to Miss Universe pageant

Iceland will return to the Miss Universe pageant this year! Organizers of the newly formed “Miss Universe Iceland” met with members of the Miss Universe Organization to confirm their return.

The winner will be chosen later this year and will represent Iceland at Miss Universe 2016. The last time Iceland participated at Miss Universe was in 2009 with the gorgeous Ingibjorg Egilsdottir who placed in the Top 15.

The competition has been carried out since 1950; in the first year it was called Miss Reykjavík (Ungfrú Reykjavík). Since 1955, the contest has taken place under the current name Miss Iceland. There are six regional preliminary contests in each of the five rural regions and in the capital Reykjavík. 20 to 24 candidates, three to four from each region, take part in the finals.
To date Iceland’s biggest achievement in the Miss Universe competition is when Anna Geirsdóttir won first runner-up during the Miss Universe 1962 pageant.

Miss World Australia 2013 Erin Holland goes POP

Miss World Australia 2013 Erin Holland has formed an unlikely alliance with pop rock singer Krystie Steve, performing together covering Conrad Sewell’s chart topping hit Firestone.

Holland, 27, who picked up the Oceania Continental Queen award at Miss World 2013, is keen to experiment with her musical abilities and hopes to surprise a few people with her latest work, which strays from the classical styles she is known for, and which she showcased at Miss World in Bali.

Speaking about her collaborator on this track, Holland said “She’s pretty much the opposite to me in every which way. She’s got a really fierce look. She’s an incredible singer but is self taught. In a crazy way, our voices complemented each other which you wouldn’t have thought considering we come from such different backgrounds musically.”

Source: Miss World

Forty gorgeous Binibinis flaunt their bodies during the Bb. Pilipinas 2016 Press Presentation

With a very high energy, forty gorgeous and stunning young Binibinis from all around the country and the globe displayed their beauty and flaunt their sexy bodies in front of the scrutinizing eyes of the press, beauty pageants pundits, sponsors and stakeholders earlier today at the Novotel Manila Arante Center Cubao, Quezon City. The lovely young ladies' faces was glowing with brilliance.

Bb. Pilipinas 2016 press presentation marks the start of the pageant's major events.

These Binibinis are mix of beauty pageant veterans and novices, professionals and students. And there is a common inspiration from these ladies. They want to duplicate the impressive performances of last year's winners or even a back-to-back Miss Globe and Miss Universe crown.

Also present during the said events were past beauty queens and last year's winners and of course, Miss Universe 2015, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach.

The coronation night of the Bb. Pilipinas 2016 will be held this coming April 17, 2016…

Puerto Rico's former Miss Universe 2016 was briefly admitted to a psychiatric hospital after losing the crown

Kristhielee Caride who was stripped of her crown as Miss Universe Puerto Rico due to an attitude problem told Univision that she was admitted into a psych 'coz of devastation.

"This situation hit me very hard, I can tell you I got some help because a dark depression came over me. I’m not eating, but it is something that I have controlled,” Caride told Univision.

Caride won the rights to represent Puerto Rico to Miss Universe pageant four months ago but lost her crown last March 17 after she rebuffed the press, telling that she doesn't like cameras.

Desiree Lowry, Miss Universe Puerto Rico national director was embarrased by this incident and said that Caride damaged the her organization.

Now, Caride has plans to sue the organization that turned on her, "(I feel) betrayed by the organization because there was never a moment that I disrespected them," she told Univision. "There wasn't a reason for them to do what they did to me." She also said, she h…

Bb. Pilipinas 2016: Week 5 Power Rankings ( Special Edition Picks: MUCP 2016 Candidates' Choices )

From the very start of the competition up to this point almost same girls were heavy favorites to win a Binibining Pilipinas crown in almost all hotpicks released by different pageant sites. And these girls were pretty consistent to please their supporters. With this, we come up and decided to have a special edition picks for our Week 5 Power Rankings.

We are a site which caters to everyone and this time we would like to get a modern man's perspective and who would be better to give it but the handsome candidates of Mister United Continents Philippines 2016. We had them look at the 40 Binibinis' photos and bio and asked to provide their Top15. The boys took everything into account, not just the photos but also their pageant knowledge and personal encounters with the girls themselves.

And here are the 15 lovely and gorgeous binibinis picked by the MUCP 2016 contestants.

Topping in our week 5 picks who caught the attention of MUCP 2016 contestant is, Edjelyn Gamboa. She keeps o…

Miss Grand International 2015, Anea Garcia was stripped of her crown

Yesterday we have received a news that Anea Garcia was dethroned due to unprofessional behaviour, and Claire Elizabeth Parker of Australia will take over the crown according to the pageant organizers.

"With immediate effect, Miss Anea Garcia will step down from her position as Miss Grand International 2015 due to being unable to fulfill and follow the contractual agreement with Miss Grand International Organization."

The Miss Grand International Org., posted the announcement on its official Facebook page welcoming Parker as the new Miss Grand International. However, there's a press release coming from some pageant website that the Vice-President of Miss Grand International Org., sent them a letter of clarification and reasons of what made them take the decision.

“Although we believe Anea was the deserving winner at MGI coronation event, she has failed to fulfill her obligations as the reigning queen. First, her studies were in the way, making it very hard for us to schedu…

Never-Before-Seen Sexy Shoot of Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo

Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo showcases her voluptuous body in a never-before-seen shoot!

Surely, Olivia is known for some things; Being the first woman from Rhode Island to win Miss USA, Winning the Miss Universe 2012 crown, having been in a relationship with Nick Jonas, posing naked for Treats! Mag and dumping Tim Tebow over lack of sex.

Miss World Ukraine 2015 launches new tech and new fashion

Reigning Miss Ukraine became the face of not one but two campaigns this month, launching the flagship Samsung mobile device as well as walking for a leading Ukrainian designer at the Ukraine FW2016 Fashion Week.

Kristina Stoloka took part in the launch presentation of the Samsung S7 range of mobile devices last week and features in the advertising campaign for the company, alongside TV presenter Anatoly Anatolich. The national campaign coincides with the launch of the new device.

Kristina fronted her second campaign last night, chosen as the face for Anastasia Ivanova’s FW 2016 collection, showcased at the Ukraine Fashion Week last night. On choosing Kristina, Anastasia said “Kristina Stoloka is the person I need - the professional model who knows how to wear elegant clothes and is always feminine". More pictures from last night’s show will be available here later in the week.

Currently casting, Miss Ukraine takes place later this summer, with the online portion of the competiti…

Miss World in HighEnd Magazine

Reigning Miss World Mireia Lalaguna was in Indonesia for the culmination of the 2016 edition of Miss Indonesia. She joined new national winner Natasha Mannuela for a special shoot with the  fashion and lifestyle magazine, who also sat down for a chat with the pair, which you can read in full inside the magazine.

HighEnd Magazine March Edition is out now and is available across Indonesia. Find out more @highendmagazine.


Mister United Continents Philippines 2016 candidates in Action

Some of the Mister United Continents Philippines' 2016 candidates made great strides on the 19th of March when they graced the Zumbastig Challenge and Love Yourself's Cherry Poppin': The second coming fashion show.

Mister United Continents Philippines-Nueva Ecija, Mark Guiuo was invited to judge the Zumbastig Challenge held at Pioneer Street Market, Mandaluyong.

While Alsworth Barleta, Verge Llego, Rene Sagrado, Celso Salon and Jay Daniel Chuong walked the ramp wearing Outkast's newest collection at Love Yourself's Cherry Poppin': The second coming at Century City Mall, Makati City.

Bb. Pilipinas 2016: Week 4 Power Rankings

It's the Bb. Pilipinas 2016, 40 equally gorgeous and accomplished young Filipina women are vying for the five equal crowns, with the ultimate title of Bb. Pilipinas Universe being considered by most pageant pundits as the top plum. Other titles are, Bb. Pilipinas-International, Bb. Pilipinas-Intercontinental, Bb. Pilipinas-Supranational and Bb. Pilipinas-Tourism. So, here are the week four power rankings of The Pageant Queens.

Angelique Celine De Leon leads the pack of our fourth official hot picks. She is one of the most-talked about girls all over social media sites. Aside from that, she has a natural charm that captured the hearts of many. Indeed, Angee is a diamond in the rough. Following next to her is Maxine Medina. She may not be in your list but Maxine will surely surprise you.

Coming in third, fourth and fifth place are, Kylie Verzosa, Jessica Gonzales and Nichole Manalo. No doubt Kylie has a very pretty face and that makes easily stand out. She came in prepared and learn…

Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2016, Kristhielee Caride, stripped of her CROWN

The director of Miss Puerto Rico Universe, Desirée Lowry, announced the decision in a press conference.

"I saw the damage that she was doing and the damage that she was doing to the organization," said Lowry as she announced the news.

The decision to replace Kristhielee stemmed from the beauty queen not wanting to participate in interviews. She even told the reporter a that she didn't like cameras.

The organization has announced that its new Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2016 is Brenda Jiménez.

Jiménez, who is a biology and sociology student, was the first finalist and represented Aguadilla in the contest.

"I am really excited and extremely anxious. I haven't processed it yet," said the new Miss Unive…


“Everything happens for a reason.”

"I want to be Mister United Continents Philippines 2016 because I want to make my mother proud of me. She had been through a lot and my winning will definitely make her proud and happy. Second, I want to make history to be the first Albayano to win in a national pageant and represent our country in an international competition. But most of all, I want to win in order to inspire others who were like me in the beginning – shy and reserved, that they too can be anyone that they dream to be."

Tell us a little about yourself, your family background, education?

My name is Jerson Corullo. I am 20 years old from the Province of Albay. I am a second year student at the Tiwi Community College taking up Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Mathematics. I am the sixth child in a family of 8. My mother single handedly raised us because my father passed away when I was only six years old. Being one of the boys in the family, I took on some roles of my f…


" With GOD all things are possible "- Matthew 19:26

"I have thought long enough why I wanted to be Mister United Continents Philippines 2016, honestly I can say that I am a perfect fit for this title. I understand the challenges, sacrifices, and time it will take to be a title holder. I am a man with respect who will represent this title with pride. I believe that this pageant would be my pulpit for my advocacy, to inspire individuals to become one and to represent our country with noble deeds."

Tell us about yourself, family background, education?

I am Jay Daniel Chuong , 23 years old from Davao City. I'm the 5th of the 7 children of Helario and Julieta. My Father passed away years ago. I was raised by our loving Mother who taught me to be courageous, how to become a good and responsible man, and to never let go of my dreams.

I took Information Technology in college, but an undergraduate due to financial shortage. So I'm just  hoping to get lucky by purs…


"What you are is God's gift to you.What you become is your gift to God."

I want to be Mister United Continents Philippines  2016 because I want to share my talents and be a role model for every Filipino. Pilipinong may puso sa Diyos, bayan at kapwa. Handang maging instrumento ng pagiging tunay at totoong tao.

Tell us a little about yourself, your family background, education?

I'm Emerson C. Cosme, 21 years of age, from Imus, Cavite. I am the youngest among the 5 siblings. My hobbies are dancing and singing. I went to Tanzang Luma Elementary School when I was 7 years old. Those 6 years were the happiest time in my memory. I spent my high school at Gen.Emilio Aguinaldo National High School. I took HRM at Cavite State University but I was not able to finish my course.

How did you become interested in pageants?

When I was in college I joined Mr. NCST (National College Of Science Technology 2011 ) - and I won the title. I became interested in pageants because of my friends. My…


“Never give up on something you really want. It’s difficult to wait, but it’s more difficult to regret."

"Winning a title like this can give me confidence to influence others and give me the opportunity to fulfill my advocacy. It is not just winning the title, it is about how you use that title to influence others, touch their lives and give them the inspiration to change their lives for better."

Tell us a little about yourself, your family background, education?
Hello! I’m Issa Arciga Janda, 20 years of age from Polangui, Albay. Right now I am a 3rd year student of Bicol College, Daraga, Albay, taking up Bachelor of Science in Criminology. I am the eldest among five siblings. Fish vending is the primary work of my parents. When I was an elementary pupil I helped sell fish to our neighbors in order to help my parents. Right now my mother is working abroad for a better income to sustain our needs.
How did you become interested in pageants?
I became interested in pageants…


"Put your daily life into a positive one."

"I love helping others and this pageant will help me with my goals in life, to be an ambassador of goodwill."

Tell us a little about yourself, your family background, education?

I'm from Baao, Camarines Sur. Before, I thought that I won't be able to finish my studies but now, I am here sharing the knowledge I acquired from schools. I went on to places to share it with them. I am a gradute of B.S Psychology, I also studied drafting. I love to draw, paint, and craft. I was an athlete from grade school to college and now I'm into acting and modeling. I am proud for all these talents and skills God has gave me unexpectedly.

How did you become interested in pageants?

My interest started when I found out that pageants do help charities. I found this as a way to promote my advocacy and aside from that I want to give pride and honor to our country in this field.

How does it feel to represent Baao, Camarines Sur in Mister Uni…


"YOLO “You only live once”. So make the most of your life!!! Live it to the fullest and be healthy! Live with a purpose! Be a blessing. Be somebody and be the better change!!" 

"I want to be Mister United Continents Philippines because more than the title, the greatest prize I could get is the power and prerogative to influence and motivate more people toward my advocacy. A privilege and honor as well to represent our country to Mister United Continents 2016. I believe that this pageant would be my platform to showcase my inner-self more than my looks and a great chance as well too push my advocacy."

Tell us a little about yourself, your family background, education?

I’m Virgilio Llego, my friends call me Verge, for short. I’m 22 years old, I live in Argao Cebu.  I came from a simple yet well-oriented family wherein education has been one of the guiding principles we used to live by. My father is a typical farmer and my mother as well. We are nine in the famil…

Miss World Arrives in Puerto Rico!

Reigning Miss World Mireia Lalaguna arrived in Puerto Rico this week as a special guest to the Miss Mundo Puerto Rico organisation. Spending a week in the Caribbean paradise, Mireia will attend several of the challenge events in the run up to the national final.

At a press conference held yesterday morning Mireia said "For me it is an honour to be in this country that I have never visited before. It is the first time I'm in the Caribbean and all the people have received me very well. I'm with a smile on my face that no one can take away from me! I enjoy travelling a lot; every place is completely different and enriches me. I have a feeling I cannot explain with words."

Miss World was received by Secretary of State Rolando Torres Carrión and was joined by Puerto Rico National Director & Miss World 1975 Wilnelia Merced, alongside reigning Miss Mundo Puerto Rico Keysi Vargas, with the later joining Mireia for a photo shoot in the afternoon.

Mireia: "I arrived …


"I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. ” ― John Lennon

"It was a dream! Joining a national pageant and representing the country is a great honor and that's what I always wanted, Mister United Continents Philippines is the stepping stone. I know this is a door that would open a lot of opportunities."

Tell us a little about yourself, your family background, education?

I'm Jeffrey Montibon, 23 years old the son of Mr and Mrs Narciso Montibon and Elueteria Montibon. I came from a big yet happy family-- 3 sisters and 6 brothers. After graduating from high school, I haven't got a chance to pursue my college studies.

How did you become interested in pageants?

Taking this opportunity and having the privilege to represent my province are the reasons why I've become interested in joining pageants.

How does it feel to represent Agusan Del Norte in Mister United Continents Philippines 2016?

Of course, I feel proud and honored to represent my province. I now have…

Miss World 2015 Mireia Lalaguna to attend Miss Mundo Puerto Rico

Miss World 2015 Mireia Lalaguna will grace the finals of Miss Mundo Puerto Rico.

She is now on her way to Puerto Rico, where she will meet up with the Miss Mundo Puerto Rico competition to form part of the judging panel for their Top Model event, and also to attend the presentation of this year’s Beauty with a Purpose projects.

Miss Mundo de Puerto Rico is one of the most important national pageants in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico debuted in Miss World in 1959, then was absent from 1960 to 1969.

In 1970 a new organization took the responsibility of sending contestants until 1985 via castings. Puerto Rico did not compete in Miss World from 1986 to 1988. The Miss Puerto Rico organization, directed by Anna Santisteban, obtained the Miss World franchise in 1989 and sent the 1st runner-up of Miss Puerto Rico to Miss World until 1995.

In 1996, Delia Cruz, mother of Puerto Rico's only Miss World Wilnelia Merced Cruz, obtained the franchise and began organizing the Miss Mundo de Puerto Rico p…

Miss World 2015, Mireia Lalaguna joins a celebrity cast in the annual Variety Iowa Telethon

“It was a real pleasure to be part of such an amazing team and to help raise money for great causes in Iowa. During my time in the state I learnt a great deal about the efforts made by so many groups, who will all benefit greatly from this event. Every year thousands of lives are changed through the generosity of the people. Iowa you are amazing!”

Reigning Miss World Mireia Lalaguna was in Iowa this weekend joining a celebrity cast in the annual Variety Iowa Telethon, helping to raise over $3.7 million for local charities!

Now in its 42nd year, this annual event has raised over $100 million in its history, and this year came very close to beating last year’s record haul of $3.8 million. A 24 hour event, the telethon sees local and international celebrities come together for a marathon of performances and presentations alongside individual appeals and of course major donation presentations!

Miss World’s participation included a stint in presenting on during the live telecast as well as…

Bb. Pilipinas 2016: Who will be the luckiest repeater?

Are they inspired by Bb. Pilipinas-Universe 2014 and Miss Universe 2014 top 10 finalist, Mary Jean Lastimosa and Bb. Pilipinas-Universe 2015 and Miss Universe 2015, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, who both won the crown in their third try?

This year's Bb. Pilipinas pageant is marked by a numbers of repeaters. Eight of the of candidates have previously joined the most prestigious local pageant. Since they have experienced to be a Binibini will they win this time? They now have an advantage over the first-timers.

These ladies are expected to perform better, they are more than prepared and ready this time around. These candidates hope to win any of the crowns.

Sissel Ria Rabajante, previously joined in 2013 and 2015 but went home empty-handed. Now she is up to the challenge for the third time around. Do you think that switching from RLs Angels to Aces and Queens will help her winning one of the crowns or even placing as a semi finalist?

Mariella Castillo, she's one of the semi finalists in …


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