The 2013 Miss World title has been claimed by Megan Young representing the Philippines. US born Ms Young beat off competition from 126 contestants at the glitzy competition which took place last night on the Indonesian island of Bali.
Miss Seychelles 2013, Agnes Gerry, was among the first group of contestants to check in at the Pan Pacific Nirvana Bali Resort, the home of the 116 contestants participating in this year’s Miss World Beauty Pageant.
Miss China, Yu Wenxia, has won the coveted title of Miss World 2012, after beating off more than 100 beauties from around the world at the final, which took place in Ordos.
China is gearing up for the opening ceremony of Miss World which is set to take place in Ordos on July 24th with the grand final taking place on August 18th.
Miss Venezuela has taken the Miss World title during a triumphant homecoming for the event in London. Leading a field of 113 contestants from around the globe, Miss Venezuela – real name Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares - won in front of a TV audience of one billion people.
Alexandra, “the Mother of all Townships”, holds a treasured place in South Africa’s apartheid history. Breaking Travel News visited there as part of Fifa’s Football for Hope Festival.
As the FIFA World Cup approaches its climax some of the more glamorous spectators anticipating the final found time to take in The Regent – a new apartment complex destined to redefine quality accommodation in South Africa.
The omens for Diego Maradona and his Argentine team are looking good after soccer mad Miss Argentina saw off the likes of Miss Brazil and Miss Germany at the “Miss World Penalty Shootout” in Johannesburg.
Miss Holland, Miss Ghana, Miss Uraguay & Miss Paraguay take part in a sponsored walk at Johannesburg Zoo
One of the great success stories to emerge from the 2010 FIFA World Cup has been the Rea Vaya – Johannesburg’s new rapid bus system that whisks fans from points across the city to games at two host stadiums, Soccer City and Ellis Park.
Johannesburg’s delightful Misty Hills Hotel showed off its glamourous credentials by playing host to a VIP reception of 32 Miss World finalists, who took a couple of days out of their hectic World Cup schedule to unwind in the hotel’s spectacular surroundings.
The search for Africa’s next modelling sensation kicked off at World Football House in Johannesburg on Friday with the launch of the “World Face of Fashion” competition. The glitzy launch was attended by top model Joelle Kayembe, who is one of the judges in the competition, as well as 18 Miss World finalists.