The new Miss USA is Rima Fakih of Michigan !

June: Czech and beautiful

1. června 2010 v 8:00 | Martina A. |  Photo of the month
Pictured is Miss Czech Republic 1996, Petra Minářová.

petra minářová

Miss Universe shines in New York

21. května 2010 v 22:26 | Martina A. |  Miss Universe
stefania fernandez miss universe
stefania fernandez miss universe
stefania fernandez miss universe
Photo credit: Miss Venezuela MB & Life

Miss USA 2010 results - Michigan is the winner !

21. května 2010 v 22:16 | Martina A. |  National pageants
rima fakih
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
May 16th 2010
51 contestants

MISS USA 2010:
Rima Fakih - MICHIGAN - off to Miss Universe 2010
1ST RUNNER UP: Morgan Woolard - OKLAHOMA (Miss Oklahoma Teen USA 2006, semifinalist at Miss Tenn USA 2006)
2ND RUNNER UP: Samantha Casey - VIRGINIA (Miss Virginia Teen USA 2006, 3rd runner-up at Miss Teen USA 2006)
3RD RUNNER UP: Jessica Hartman - COLORADO
4TH RUNNER UP: Katie Whittier - MAINE

Top 10:
TENNESSEE - Tucker Perry
ALABAMA - Audrey Moore
MISSISSIPPI - Breanne Ponder
CALIFORNIA - Nicole Johnson
MISSOURI - Ashley Strohmier

Top 15:
WYOMING - Claire Schreiner
KANSAS - Bethany Gerber
NEBRASKA - Belinda Wright
ARKANSAS - Adrielle Churchill

Special Awards:

Photo of May: "Miss ethnic"

1. května 2010 v 8:00 | Martina A. |  Photo of the month
Pictured is Lejla Sehović, the original Miss Croatia 1998 winner.
Results of that year´s pageant were annuled and the contest was held again after it was discovered that Lejla was half-muslim. Ivana Petković was chosen as the new queen and later became a semifinalist at Miss World 1999 held in London. Lejla´s story, however, caught the attention of the MWO and so she was allowed to compete for the famous blue crown in 1998.

Lejla Sehović

Up-comming national pageants for 2010/2011, part III

18. dubna 2010 v 17:37 | Martina A. |  National pageants

Inside you can learn more about the up-comming national pageants for 2010, including Pantaloons Femina Miss India, Miss USA or Miss Universe Canada...

Photo of the month: April

17. dubna 2010 v 11:59 | Martina A. |  Photo of the month
This picture was taken in June 1998, when the reigning Miss World, Diana Hayden of India, visited Prague for the Mattoni Mode Collection fashion show. Diana took the stage with several Czech beauty queens and also her predecessor, Irene Skliva of Greece.

diana hayden

BREAKING NEWS: Venus Raj to remain Bb. Pilipinas Universe, after all !

10. dubna 2010 v 19:27 | Martina A. |  Miss Universe
maria venus raj

Several weeks ago, the pageant world was shocked by the dethronement of Maria Venus Raj, one of the hugest favourites for this year´s Miss Universe crown. The official reason for this were discrepancies in Raj´s birth-certificate, yet much unclarity surrounded the story. With previously unseen effort, fans from all over the globe have been supporting the young beauty, who did not give up her fight for justice even after her runner-up, Nicolette Henson, was announced as the new titleholder.

This weekend the Miss Philippines organisation announced suddenly that Venus will reclaim her crown, if she obtains a valid Philippine passport until the end of June.

Maria Venus Raj will now represent the Philippines at the 2010 Miss Universe pageant later this year.


Photo credit: OPMB
Source: abs-cbnews

Czech Miss 2010

21. března 2010 v 12:03 | Martina A. |  Czech Beauty Team 2010/2011
česká miss
From L-R: Stefania Fernandez (the reigning Miss Universe), Jitka Válková (Czech Miss winner), Veronika Machová (Czech Miss World), Michaela Maláčová (director, former Miss Czechoslovakia)

March 21st 2010, Prague

CZECH MISS 2010: Jitka Válková - off to Miss Universe 2010
CZECH MISS WORLD 2010: Veronika Machová - off to Miss World 2010

Remaining contestants:
Šárka Laubendorfová
Carmen Justová
Karolína Rédlová
Kristýna Halouzková
Kateřina Votavová
Tereza Kučerová
Tereza Maláčová
Christina Zidková
Petra Musilová
Barbora Hamplová

Special Awards:
MISS INTERNET: Tereza Kučerová
MISS FREKVENCE 1: Veronika Machová
MISS BLESK: Veronika Machová

Miss Thailand Universe 2010

21. března 2010 v 11:53 | Martina A. |  National pageants
19 year-old Fonthip Watcharatrakul won yesterday night the Miss Thailand Universe 2010 title and will represent the Asian kingdom at Miss Universe 2010 to be held this September.

First runner-up and the Thai delegate to this year´s Miss Earth is Watsaporn Wattanakul, 22.

Source: The Pageant Café &

Up-comming national pageants for 2010/2011, part II (UPDATED: 3/25)

17. března 2010 v 16:41 | Martina A. |  National pageants

miss rakousko
miss rakouska

miss rakouska
Miss Austria 2010 will be crowned on March 27th at the American Chance Casino in Kleinhaugsdorf. The winner will represent the country at Miss World 2010 in November. Meet the delegates competing for the title.

Photo source:
Pictured from L-R: Andrea Andricic, Nina Keck and Tamara Beck

Later this year, the new Miss Ecuador will be selected by a panel of judges to represent the country at Miss Universe 2010. 17 contestants will take part in the event.

Source: Miss Ecuador
Pictured from L-R: Andrea Suárez, Katherine Coronel and María José Zambrano




In Istanbul the new Miss Turkey will be crowned on April 1st. She will represent Turkey at Miss World, her runner-ups will go to Miss Universe, Miss International and Miss Earth pageants, respectively. 20 finalists are competing.
Pictured from L-R: Selvinaz Bayraktar, Burde Aslan and Merve Sari




Miss Philippines Earth 2010 final will be held in Manila on April 25th. The winner will try to continue her country´s successful strike at the Miss Earth 2010 pageant.

Source: OPMB

alisha pkha

manashvi mamgai

neha hinge

nicole faria

On April 30th the new Pantaloons Femina Miss India will be crowned in a ceremony held at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Mumbai. 18 stunning delegates are competing for three main titles of FMI World, FMI International and FMI Earth.

Pictured from L-R: Alisha Pekha, Manasvi Mamgai, Neha Hinge and Nicole Faria

great britain
great britain
great britain

On May 2nd, the British representative to Miss Universe will be chosen. 50 delegates from all over the country are competing for the 2010 Miss Universe Great Britain title.

Source: Miss Universe GB
Pictured from L-R: Claire-Louise Catterall, Jamey Bowers and Reena Patel




The new Miss USA shall be crowned on May 16th at the Theatre for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas. 51 delegates are going to attend the final and the winner will represent the United States at Miss Universe 2010 in September.

Source: Miss USA
Pictured from L-R: Misses Alabama, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Tennessee and Texas

miss wales



Miss Wales 2010 shall be crowned on June 26th at the Cardiff International Arena in Cardiff and will represent her country at Miss World 2010 pageant. Meet the finalists.

Source: Miss Wales
Pictured from L-R: Ella Desmond-Williams, Summer Ghanavati and Alize Mounter

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