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Watch: Miss Teen USA 2016 (Replay)

What a night!  Miss Texas Teen USA 2016 Karlie Hay was crowned Miss Teen USA 2016 at The Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas, Nevada.  If you missed the show, watch it below.

Jan Louie Ngo and Shirley Vy were named Mr. and Ms. Chinatown 2016

Mr. and Ms. Chinatown Philippines 2016 winners were named at  the Newport Performing Arts Theater at Resorts World Manila on Sunday, July 31, 2016.

Jan Louie Ngo, a graduate of Management of Financial Institutions at De La Salle University Manila was named Mr. Chinatown Philippines 2016, while, Shirley Vy, a self proclaimed traveller and fashionista hailed as Ms. Chinatown Philippines 2016.

Lin Zeng and Sherwin Yao were named first runners-up, and Pichie Lim and Wryan Chua were named second runners-up.

Miss Chinatown Foundation, the pageant aims to search for the best Chinese-Filipino ladies and gentlemen who can best represent the modern Chinese-Filipino of this generation, and is produced by Fil-Chi Media Productions Incorporated (Chinoy TV), Miss Chinatown Foundation and co-presented by Oriental Group and the Federation of Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Incorporated.

The winners were selected out of an intense judging round done by many acclaimed professionals in…

Sirey Moran, Miss Universe Honduras stripped of her crown

"Being able to compete for Miss Universe has always been a dream of mine. Representing the country of Honduras is such an honor and something I take very seriously, I have been able to meet and listen to so many different members of the community of Honduras it is incredibly rewarding. Being able to share my time and meet everyone is so special for them and me. It's very unfortunate this has happened and the support I am getting from the community is truly amazing. I hope to be able to compete for Miss Universe and represent my home country of Honduras," Miss Universe Honduras Sirey Moran said.
Her dream of competing  at the the 65th edition of Miss Universe pageant which will be held in Manila, Philippines on the 30th of January 2017 will no longer happen. She was stripped of her title earlier this week, after she was crowned Miss Universe Honduras on November 20, 2015.

Carlos Rivera, the National Director of MISS Universe Honduras who heads the Carimaxx organization iss…

Manila's Ganiel Krishnan, Calabarzon's Justine Mae San Jose crowned Mutya ng Pilipinas Asia Pacific and Mutya ng PIlipinas Tourism International

30 equally gorgeous young women battled it out for the Mutya ng Pilipinas titles during the pageant night held  at the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resort World Manila on Saturday, July 30, 2016.

Ganiel Krishnan was crowned Mutya ng Pilipinas Asia Pasific International, while Justine Mae San Jose won the Mutya ng Pilipinas Tourism International.

Michelle Thorlund was crowned Mutya ng Pilipinas Overseas, Lynette Bradford and Ashley Nichole Singh were the first and second runners-up respectively.

Completing the top 10 finalist; Marielle Cartagena, Jannie Alipo-on, Mayu Murakami, Joanna Rose Tolledo and Dianne Joy Lacayanga.

Below is the list of the winners of some special awards:

Best In Evening Gown- Justin Mae San Jose
Best In Terno - Ashley Nicole Singh
People's Choice - Thalia Coronico
Hannah's Mutya ng Pilipinas - Rianne Charlotte Kalaw
Mags' Mutya ng Pilipinas - Ganiel Akrisha Krishnan
Cynas' Mutya ng Pilipinas - Jannie Loudette Alipo-on

The event was hosted…

Just In: Miss Universe to be held in the Philippines

The 65th edition of Miss Universe pageant will be held in the Philippines on January 30, 2017. It was confirmed by Department of Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo, on Thrusday afternoon, July 28, 2016 during a press conference.

"Our President is from Mindanao, our Miss Universe is from [Cagayan De Oro] Mindanao, so I think it's the best time for us to do the Miss Universe here in the Philippines," Sec. Teo said.

“Sponsoring Miss Universe is our focus right now, with the plan and sources of funding in tow. We are ready to seize the moment,” tourism head Wanda Teo said. “Once Pia announces that Miss Universe is going to happen here, people abroad will start looking at the map and see where the Philippines is. And, we’re saying, we’d love to have you in Philippines.”

"Private sector will handle the expenses. The president's concern was the gastos. But when we assured him that there will be no funding from the government. He said, okay. 'This is already okay' So we …

Miss World 2015, Mireia Lalaguna announced the venue of Miss World 2016 on Fox News

Joining Miss World Chair, Julia Morley is Miss World 2016 Mireia Lalaguna who travel to National Harbor for the details of the Miss World 2016 pageant.
Miss World is the largest and longest beauty pageant with more than 100 licensed countries. The “Beauty with a Purpose” has been responsible for countless hours of impactful humanitarian efforts for raising billion dollars for charities worldwide.

It was announced on Fox News by Miss World 2016, Mireia Lalaguna that the 66th edition of Miss World pageant will take place in Washington, D.C. Lalaguna joined Fox News hosts, Tony Perkins and Shawn Yancy where they talked about her reign, as well as, the announcement of the Miss World pageant.
In Miss World history, it is the second time that the pageant will be held in U.S after taking place in Atlanta, Georgia in 1991.
Watch the video on Fox here!

India wins Mr. World 2016 tilt

Rohit Khandelwal won the coveted title of Mr. World 2016 at a grand ceremony on 19th July 2016 at Southport Theatre, Floral Hall, The Promenade, Southport. The pageant was participated by 47 countries from around the world. 
While Fernando Alvarez of Puerto Rico finished 1st runner-up, and Mexico’s Aldo Esparza was the 2nd runner-up. Christopher Bramell of England and Kevin Owiti of Kenya completed the Top 5.
Mr Scotland won the Extreme challenge, Mr England was the winner of Sports challenge, Mr China won Style and fashion and Poland won the talent challenge. They were fast-tracked to TOP 10 of Mr World 2016.

"I still can't believe that I have won the Mr. World title. Being the first Indian ever to win this title internationally makes me immensely proud and ecstatic. It's a dream come true and am very thankful to the Miss India Organization for giving me this opportunity and guiding me throughout my exciting journey. My family, friends and my fans have been a constant s…

Pageant runner-up grabs crown from the winner and places it on her head

Pageant's second best snatches winner's crown at a Colombian beauty pageant.

Another beauty queen has had her crown taken away from her by a jealous second best at Colombia's Miss Bambuco International pageant.

Valentina Bonilla the winner of the said pageant was having her photograph taken by the press who gathered around her when Yeimy Lizeth Sylvester Gamez, the runner up yanked the crown off from her head and put it on her own, with a killer looks while posing for a camera too.

Bonilla remains gracious and poised despite what happened. After a few moments Sylvester returns back the crown on the winners head. She was then escorted off stage.

This isn't the first time that happened. In 2015, Sheislane Hayalla also wrenched the crown off from the head of Carolina Toledo and threw it to the ground moments after the result was announced during the Brazil's Miss Amazon 2015 pageant.

And just a few months back a Brazilian beauty queen was left shocked ater being wrong…

Cebu is saying Goodbye to Miss Cebu pageant


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