Miss Grand International

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Miss Grand International
Motto"Stop the War and Violence"
FormationNovember 6, 2013; 9 years ago (2013-11-06)
TypeBeauty pageant
Official language
Key people
Nawat Itsaragrisil (President)
Parent organization
US$ 21.45 million[1]

Miss Grand International is an international beauty contest based in Thailand for promotion Stop the war and violence campaign.[2][3]

The contest was established by Nawat Itsaragrisil, a Thai businessman and television producer in 2013.[4] The competition was began in Nonthaburi, Thailand on November 19, 2013 with 71 contestants. As a result, Janelee Chaparro from Puerto Rico is the first winner in this contest.[5]

In 2016, Miss Grand International was organized overseas from Thailand for the first time in Las Vegas, United States.[6] Since 2015, the organization was defined the 25 of October as the final night of the competition except for 2020 and 2021 which were rescheduled by COVID-19 pandemic.[7][8]

At the moment, Miss Grand International is a remarkable beauty contest especially in Latin America and Far East[9] by having a large number of participants in around 80 countries and territories.[10]

Winners[change | change source]

Year Country/Territory Winner Venue
2013  Puerto Rico Janelee Chaparro[5] Nonthaburi, Thailand
2014  Cuba Lees Garcia[11] Bangkok, Thailand
2015  Dominican Republic Anea Garcia (dethroned)[12]
 Australia Claire Elizabeth Parker (replaced)[12]
2016  Indonesia Ariska Putri Pertiwi[6] Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
2017  Peru María José Lora[13] Phú Quốc, Vietnam
2018  Paraguay Clara Sosa[14] Yangon, Myanmar
2019  Venezuela Valentina Figuera[15] Caracas, Venezuela
2020  United States Abena Appiah[16] Bangkok, Thailand
2021  Vietnam Nguyễn Thúc Thùy Tiên[17]
2022  Brazil Isabella Menin[18] West Java, Indonesia

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "เปิดอาณาจักรร้อยล้าน "ณวัฒน์ อิสรไกรศีล" เจ้าของเวทีมิสแกรนด์อินเตอร์เนชั่นแนล". Sanook.com (in Thai). 11 June 2021. Archived from the original on 13 July 2021. Retrieved 18 October 2021.
  2. Debarati S Sen (2019-10-14). "Shivani Jadhav: I've always wanted to represent India on an International platform". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 2020-03-04. Retrieved 2021-10-18.
  3. Lean Jinghui (2021-03-29). "'There are so many people dying': Myanmar beauty queen speaks out against deadly crackdown in country". Mothership.sg. Archived from the original on 2021-07-16. Retrieved 2021-10-18.
  4. Alexa Villano (October 23, 2019). "What you need to know about the Miss Grand International pageant". Rappler. Archived from the original on February 14, 2021. Retrieved February 14, 2021.
  5. 5.0 5.1 ""เจนลี ซาปาโร" สาวเปอร์โตริโก คว้ามงกุฎมิสแกรนด์ อินเตอร์ฯ คนแรกของโลก". Manager Daily (in Thai). 20 November 2013. Archived from the original on 6 December 2021. Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Express Web Desk (26 October 2016). "Indonesia's Ariska Putri Pertiwi crowned Miss Grand International 2016". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 21 July 2022. Retrieved 21 July 2022.
  7. Harry Rodríguez Caraballo (January 14, 2021). "¡Oficial! Miss Grand International 2020-2021 se realizará en Tailandia". Metro TV (in Spanish). Archived from the original on January 25, 2021. Retrieved February 14, 2021.
  8. Justin Coulibaly (29 September 2021). "Miss Grand International : Márcia Marilia représentera l'Angola". Afrik.com (in French). Archived from the original on 29 September 2021. Retrieved 19 October 2021.
  9. Fábio Luís de Paula (2019-10-25). "Brasileira é favorita ao Miss Grand International, que ocorre em meio à crise na Venezuela". Folha de S.Paulo (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 2019-10-26. Retrieved 2021-10-19.
  10. "Cubana gana el certamen Miss Grand International". La República (in Spanish). 2014-10-07. Archived from the original on 24 May 2021. Retrieved 2021-10-19.
  11. "Joven cubana se corona en concurso internacional de belleza en Tailandia". Café Fuerte (in Spanish). 8 October 2014. Archived from the original on 25 July 2022. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Jenna Clarke (2016-04-02). "Sexual assault allegations engulf Miss Grand International as Claire Parker adopts crown". The Sydney Morning Herald. Archived from the original on 2019-11-11. Retrieved 2019-11-11.
  13. India Today Web Desk (2017-10-26). "Maria Jose Lora wins the title of Miss Grand International 2017". India Today. Archived from the original on 2022-05-23. Retrieved 2022-05-24.
  14. Rappler.com (2018-10-26). "Miss Grand International 2018 Clara Sosa faints on stage after winning title". Rappler. Archived from the original on 2018-11-23. Retrieved 2018-11-12.
  15. Metro Puerto Rico (2019-10-28). "Valentina Figuera conquista Miss Grand International en su tierra". Metro Puerto Rico (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2019-11-05. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  16. "USA's Abena Appiah is Miss Grand International 2020". Rappler. March 27, 2021. Archived from the original on March 27, 2021. Retrieved March 31, 2021.
  17. "Thùy Tiên – người đẹp Việt đầu tiên thắng vương miện Miss Grand". VnExpress (in Vietnamese). 5 December 2021. Archived from the original on 6 December 2021. Retrieved 5 December 2021.
  18. Renata Souza (25 October 2022). "Brasileira Isabella Menin vence edição 2022 do concurso Miss Grand International". CNN Brazil (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 26 October 2022. Retrieved 26 October 2022.

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