Akpene Diata Hoggar is Miss Universe Ghana 2018

Akpene Diata Hoggar

Akpene Diata Hoggar who represented Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana, won the 2018 edition of the Miss Universe Ghana pageant held at The Omanye Hall of the Labadi Beach Hotel on Saturday night September 15, 2018. She won the coveted crown over nine other contestants who represented various regions of Ghana. She will now represent Ghana at Miss Universe 2018 competition to be held in December in Bangkok, Thailand.

Akpene Diata Hoggar, who is a model, blogger, and an entrepreneur, studied Management Information System at Ashesi University. She is also Creative Consultant, a co-founder of Peer Relief and she aspires to become a global change agent.

At the same event, Vanessa Tekor Akuetteh and Silvia Commodore were declared as runner-ups.

Miss Universe Ghana 2018


Reihana Koteka Wiki wins Miss Cook Islands 2018

Miss Cook Islands 2018

26 years old Reihana Koteka Wiki from was crowned Miss Cook Islands 2018 during a finale held on Saturday 15 September 2018. She will represent the Cook Islands at the next Miss World Final this December in Sanya, China. Reihana completed her degree at Auckland University in 2015, she majored in Psychology (minor Pacific Studies).

20 years old Business Development and Trades Promotion Officer, Louisa Purea, was crowned Miss International Cook Islands. She will represent her nation at the 58th Miss International on November 9th in Tokyo, Japan.

At the same event, 23 year old Teau Moana McKenzie was crowned Miss Grand Cook Islands 2018. She will represent the Cook Islands at the 6th edition of this pageant in Myanmar.

Miss and Mr Ireland 2018

Miss and Mr Ireland

23-year-old Aoife O’Sullivan from Ballinadee was crowned Miss Ireland 2018 held held at Dublin’s Helix Theatre on September 16, 2018. She won the crown over 31 finalists and earned the title Miss World Ireland.

The primary school teacher and model will now represent her country at the 68th Miss World final in December in Sanya, China. O’Sullivan competed in Miss Ireland 2015 where she finished in third place.

Miss Ireland 2018
Aoife O’Sullivanwith former Miss World (2003) Rosanna Davison

At the same event, Wayne Walsh from Galway won the Mr Ireland 2018. He will represent Ireland at the Mister World competition to be held in the Philippines in January 2019.

Wayne Walsh Mr Ireland 2018
Wayne Walsh Mr Ireland 2018

Kadoumphet Xaiyavong is Miss World Laos 2018

Miss World Laos 2018
Kadoumphet Sayavong – Miss World Laos 2018

20-year-old marketing graduate from Australia, Kadoumphet Sayavong, has been crowned as Miss World Laos 2018 during a grand finale held at the Landmark Mekong Riverside Hotel on Saturday night of 15th September 2018.1.65m tall beauty, Kadoumphet, will represent Laos at the next Miss World final this December in Sanya, China.

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At the same event, Santhany Saimanyvan was chosen as Miss Supranational Laos 2018 The 25-year-old model and actress from Vientiane will compete at the 10th edition of the Miss Supranational pageant in December in Poland. Saengsavanh Sihalath was crowned Miss Tourism Queen of the Year Laos 2018. She will represent her country at the international finals of this pageant at the end of this year in Malaysia.

Santhany Saimanyvan - Miss Supranational Laos 2018
Santhany Saimanyvan – Miss Supranational Laos 2018.
Saengsavanh Sihalath Miss Tourism Queen of the Year Laos 2018
Saengsavanh Sihalath – Miss Tourism Queen of the Year Laos 2018

Amaia Izar crowned Miss World Spain 2018

Amaia Izar
Amaia Izar from Navarra was crowned Miss World Spain 2018 during the grand finale of the annual national pageant held on 15th September 2018 in Alegría Costa Ballena Hotel (Rota). The new beauty queen of Spain was crowned by Miss World Spain 2017 Elisa Tulian. She will now represent Spain in Miss World 2018 to be held on 8th December 2018 in Sanya, China.

177 cm tall beauty, Amaia loves dancing, music and plays violin. Apart from her mother tongue, Amaia also knows how to speak Chinese and English fluently.

Nineteen-year-old Nicolene Pichapa Limsnukan crowned Miss Thailand World 2018

Miss Thailand World 2018

Nicolene Pichapa Limsnukan from Bangkok, was crowned Miss Thailand World 2018 on Saturday night at the 28th edition of the Miss Thailand World. Jinnita Buddee from Chiang Rai crowned Nicolene as her successor at the end of the event.

A business student at the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Nicolene earned the right to represent Thailand at this year Miss World contest to be held in Sanya, China in a couple of months.  Earlier this year, she took part in Miss Universe Thailand contest where she made it to the top 10.

At the same event, Praewwanit Ruangthong, 26, from Chumphon and Helena Busch, 22, from Bangkok, were declared as first and second runner-ups respectively.

Miss New York, Nia Franklin, is Miss America 2019

miss america 2018

Miss New York, Franklin was crowned the 92nd Miss America at Sunday’s event in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The fourth runner up was Miss Massachusetts Gabriela Taveras; third runner up was Miss Florida Taylor Tyson; second runner up was Miss Louisiana Holli’ Conway, and the first runner up was Miss Connecticut Bridget Oei.

Franklin, an opera singer, is a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She completed her master’s degree in music composition from UNC School of the Arts. She moved to New York after being accepted at the Kenan Fellow program at Lincoln Center Education in Manhattan.

Nehal Chudasama is Miss Diva 2018 (Miss Universe India)

Miss Diva 1

Nehal Chudasama came out as the winner of the 6th edition of Miss Diva which took place on 31st August 2018 where 19 contestants vied for the coveted crown and a chance to represent India internationally. Shraddha Shashidhar crowned Nehal as her successor. She will now represent India at the 67th Miss Universe 2018 pageant to be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 16th December 2018.

At the same event, Aditi Hundia was crowned as Miss Diva – Supranational 2018 and Roshni Sheoran was crowned as Runner-up. Hannah Reji Koshy and Lavina Israni

Miss Universe 2017, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was a member of the jury. Miss Supranational 2017, Jenny Kim also graced the event.

Carla Rodriguez wins Miss Portuguesa 2018

Miss World Portugal 2018

25 year old Carla Rodriguez who represented the Portuguese community in Spain was crowned Miss Portuguesa 2018 held in Gondomar. She also won the Miss Photogenic title and will now represent Portugal at Miss World 2018 in China.

Outgoing queen Filipa Barraso crowned Rodriguez as her successor. Carla competed in 2011 Miss Venezuela Pageant as Miss Lara and made it to the top 10.

At a ceremony at the Rio Tinto Urban Park on Saturday night, 1st runner-up title went to 21 years old Ana Rita Aguiar from Aveiro, who will now compete at International Coffee Reinado competition in Colombia. The second-runner-up title went to 23 years old Vânia Correia from Vila Nova de Gaia, who will now head to Miss Global Beauty in Malaysia.

VOTE: Meet Miss Diva 2018 (Miss Universe India) contestants and vote for your favourite

Miss Diva 2018 will be the 6th edition since its inception. The grand finale will take place on 31st August 2018 where Shraddha Shashidhar will crown her successor. The winner of Miss Diva 2018 will earned the title Miss Universe India 2018 and go on to represent India at Miss Universe 2018 competition which is like to happen in Thailand. Peden Ongmu Namgyal Miss Supranational India 2018 will crowned the first-runner up while Apeksha Porwal will crown Miss Diva 2018 2nd runner up.

Here are the 19 candidates who will compete for the main crown and do vote for your favourite by clicking on the link below the gallery.

Hanna Berkovic is Miss World Canada 2018

Miss World Canada 2018
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20 year old Hanna Berkovic from Kleinburg was crowned Miss World Canada 2018 during a national finale held in Toronto. She was crowned by the outgoing queen, Cynthia Menard and will now represent her country at Miss World 2018 on December 8th in Sanya, China. Hanna previously represented Canada at the Miss Supranational 2016.

The runners-up were Alyssa Boston and Alice Li who are expected to represent Canada at Miss Supranational and Miss Intercontinental.

Anthony Clarinda of Curacao wins Mister Universe 2018


Anthony Clarinda
Anthony Clarinda with Kevin Montes, Mister Universe 2017. Image Credits: Mister Universe Facebook Page

21 year old Anthony Clarinda from Curacao is the winner of Mister Universe 2018. The 11th edition of Mister Universe 2018 took place from July 17 to 28 in the paradise islands of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. At the end of the finale, law and maritime student, Anthony bested several handsome hunks from across the world to win the international title. He succeeded Kevin Montes of Puerto Rico as the new Mister Universe also known as Men Universe Model 2018.

Anthony Clarinda Men Universe Model 2018

Complete Results:
Mister Universe 2018 – Curacao Anthony Clarinda
1st RU: Uruguay Sebastian Gasañol
2nd RU: Venezuela Jaime Betancourt
3rd RU: Tunisia Jason Brj
4th RU: Netherlands Brad Zee
5th RU: Philippines Samuele Carenzi

12 Semi-finalists:
Chile Daniel Basualto
India Amit Mehra
Czech Republic Pétr Koukal
Dominican Republic Edisson Tineo
Ukraine Rony Vaca Smolyaev
Margarita Island Abraham Urdaneta

Morgane Theresine is Miss World Guadeloupe 2018

Morgane Theresine Miss World Guadeloupe

23 year old Morgane Theresine was crowned as Miss World Guadeloupe 2018 during a national finale held on July 21. She will now represent Guadeloupe at this year’s Miss World Contest in China. The 1.77m beauty bested 14 other contestants to win the prestigious crown.

Morgane is a biology graduate from Le Gosier and previously represented Guadeloupe at Miss France 2017 where she finished as the third runner-up.

Morgane Theresine was crowned Miss World Guadeloupe 2018 on Saturday, July 21.

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